Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13.11.2023 – In an inspiring effort to bridge international healthcare practices and celebrate excellence in traditional health wisdom, the Sheikh Zayed Award for Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine’s head committee is set to embark on a groundbreaking visit to China University. This venture is more than just an academic exercise – it’s a dive into the depths of Chinese medicine, a centuries-old practice revered globally for its holistic approach to health and wellness.
The centrepiece of this visit is the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Award Gold Medal, which will be bestowed upon Professor Shi Xue Min. Prof. Shi, a luminary in the world of Chinese medicine, has made waves with his innovative approaches and unwavering dedication to this ancient art. His achievements resonate profoundly with the ideals and aspirations of the Sheikh Zayed Award, making him an exemplary recipient of this honour.
This journey isn’t just about accolades, though. The delegation’s itinerary includes visiting the famed first teaching hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. Here, they’re not just meeting the hospital crew but engaging in a dynamic exchange of ideas and visions. It’s a dialogue that promises to be rich in learning and insights, pivotal for enhancing Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine practices, particularly in the United Arab Emirates.
Ms. Amina, the esteemed Head of the Organizing Committee for the Sheikh Zayed Award, aptly captures the essence of this venture: “The Sheikh Zayed Award for Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine is more than an accolade. It reflects our leader’s dream to see traditional medicinal practices given their due respect and seamlessly integrated into contemporary healthcare. This visit, and the honouring of Professor Shi Xue Min, mark a significant milestone in our quest to underscore the global relevance of Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine. Our commitment is to nurture a milieu of knowledge-sharing and interaction, pivotal for the evolution of healthcare on a global stage.”
The Sheikh Zayed Award, named in honour of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has been a torchbearer in celebrating and promoting ingenuity in traditional and complementary medicine. This visit symbolizes a significant step in the Award’s ongoing mission to establish an international platform for disseminating knowledge and best practices in Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine. It’s a stride towards enhancing the health and well-being of communities across the globe.
As the committee prepares for this landmark visit, the air is thick with anticipation. These discussions and exchanges are expected to open doors to new collaborations and further the progress in Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine, with a special focus on Chinese medicine. It’s not just a meeting of minds; it’s a fusion of traditions and modernity, a path charted towards a healthier world.
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