At the invitation of the People’s Republic of China, a delegation led by Union Minister for Health Dr Thet Khaing Win left Yangon yesterday morning to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Traditional Medicine Forum 2023, which will be held in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, in China.
The 2023 Traditional Medicine Forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be held under the theme ‘Inheritance and Innovation of Traditional Medicine, Globalization of Traditional Medicine, and Protection of Traditional Medicine Intellectual Property Rights’. Ministers of health, representatives from the World Health Organization, traditional medicine professionals, and officials from conventional Chinese medicine companies from member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, including China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, as well as observer countries like Afghanistan, Belarus, and Mongolia, and dialogue partner countries such as Myanmar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Cambodia, will attend this meeting.
China and member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, observer countries, and partner countries will discuss issues related to improving the quality of traditional medicines. They will also discuss the innovation of traditional medicine production and the protection of intellectual property related to conventional medicine. — MNA/KZW