BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China has made headway in promoting
international cooperation in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) through
Confucius Institutes overseas and domestic TCM colleges, data have
Over 240 Confucius Institutes in 78 countries had introduced courses
on TCM and Taichi as of December 2019, attracting about 35,000
registered students as well as 185,000 people participating in relevant
experiential activities, according to data from the National
Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Domestic TCM colleges across China recruit an average of over 10,000
foreign students majoring in TCM annually, according to the
China has also been working on establishing 30 overseas centers for
TCM in countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative, bringing
therapies such as acupuncture to these countries.
As of December 2019, a total of 388 TCM cooperative projects had been
launched with nearly 90 countries, according to the administration.