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3rd World Traditional Medicine Forum

29-30 May, 2021
Online Zoom

Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization

Program Time 

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29 May 2021

12:00 - 12:40
18:00 - 18:40
11:00 - 11:40
06:00 - 06:40
07:00 - 07:40
20:00 - 20:40
15:30 - 16:10
14:00 - 14:40
Opening Ceremony
Hosts: Beate Lendt (NL), Chunbiao Guo (Italy)
Welcome speech on behalf of the the World Traditional Medicine Forum
Dr. Ramon Maria Calduch
  • Vice President of the World Traditional Medicine Forum.
  • Founding Vice President of the European Foundation of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine.
  • Chairperson of Supervision Board of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.
  • Vice President of the World Federation of Acupuncture- Moxibustion Societies.
Opening Speeches 
Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab
  • Deputy Director-General, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Dr. Zhendou Wu
  • Director-General of Department of International Cooperation, National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, P. R. C
Dr. Rajesh Kotecha
  •  Secretary, Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH)
  • Government of India New Delhi, India
Dr. Arman Zargaran
  •  Vice for International Affairs, Office of Persian and Complementary Medicines, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Mrs Yvonne Ayongo Adu- Boahen
  •  Head of Clinical Trials Department, Food & Drugs Authority, Accra, Ghana
12:50 - 15:00
18:50 - 21:00
11:50 - 14:00
06:50 - 09:00
07:50 - 10:00
20:50 - 23:00
16:20 - 18:30
14:50 - 17:00
Keynotes
Hosts: Ng Po Kok (Malaysia), Dan Tan (UK)
Dr. Zhang Qi
  •  Implementation of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023
Dr. Zhendou Wu
  •  TCM Development & Its Role in COVID-19 Containment
Dr. Ramon Maria Calduch
  • The regulation of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine and its incorporation into the National Health System in different countries
Dr. Yemeng Chen
  •  Update on Education and Legislation of Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine in the US
Prof. Dr. Umberto Solimene
  • Balneology and Hydrotherapy as Traditional and Integrated Medicine
Dr. Boyd Buser
  • Osteopathic Healthcare
15:10 - 18:00
21:10 - 00:00
14:10 - 17:00
09:10 - 12:00
10:10 - 13:00
23:10 - 02:00
18:40 - 21:30
17:10 - 20:00
Symposium: Traditional Medicine Experience in Addressing COVID-19
Hosts: Qiming Zheng (Philippines), Hong Dong (NL)
Dr. Peizhu Cheng
  •  Managing COVID-19 & Related Diseases with Chinese Herbal Formula Geng Zi Fu Yang Fang in 141 cases
Prof. Guangxi Li
  •  GINSENG - an important regulator of adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2
Dr. Kaiyan Li
  •  Long Covid Syndrome Case Study
Dr. Yushan Lin
  •  Treatment of pulmonary fibrosis after COVID-19 using Wu’s empirical formula of cough relief soup
Dr. Tiejun Tang
  •  Anti COVID19 pandemic under the guidance of Professor Deng Tietao's academic thoughts
Prof. Peilin Sun
  •  The Exploratory Experience of Applying Six-channel differentiation theory in COVID-19 Treatment
Prof. Binjiang Wu
  •  Development trend and thinking of international TCM in the late and post—Pandemic eras
Dr. Qiming Zheng
  • Application of TCM on Covid 19 in the Philippines
18:10 - 20:10
00:10 - 02:10
17:10 - 19:10
12:10 - 14:10
13:10 - 15:10
02:10 - 04:10
21:40 - 23:40
20:10 - 22:10
Symposium: Traditional Medicine in Different Countries
Hosts: YouPing Zhu (NL), Dr. Portia Barnblatt (USA)
Dr. Changampalli Kizhakkillath MSG
  •  Importance of Ayurveda in present era
Prof. Amir Hooman Kazemi
  •  Introduction of Persian Medicine and its Similarities and Differences with Chinese Medicine
Prof. Mohd Adzhar Bin Abd Latif
  •  Postnatal Care for Women in Malay Traditional Medicine
Dr. Xuesheng Ma
  •  Traditional Medicine in South Africa
Dr. Xiaochun Huang
  • Talk about the Prevention System of Huangdi Neijing
Dr. Andre Wan Wen Tsai
  • History and overview of Brazilian Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Teaching

30 May 2021

12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 09:00
20:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 17:30
14:00 - 16:00
Symposium: Traditional Medicine in Different Countries
Hosts: Liping Bartlett (UK), Zhigang Yang (NL)
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Kamil
  • Assuring Safety of Arabic Medicine-Standardization and Quality Control
Prof. Xiaoming Cheng
  •  Brief Introduction of TCM Methodology
Prof. Dr. med. Schwanitz, Regina
  • Biorhythm in Sport and TCM Organ Clock
Dr. Ton Nicolai
  • Inclusion of Integrative Medicine in European Healthcare Systems – How Can EUROCAM’s Advocacy Work Help?
Prof. Frederico Carvalho
  •  Chinese Medicine Regulation in Portugal
14:10 - 16:30
20:10 - 22:30
13:10 - 15:30
08:10 - 10:30
09:10 - 11:30
22:10 - 00:30
17:40 - 20:00
16:10 - 18:30
Symposium: Traditional Medicine in Different Countries
Hosts: Shulan Tang (UK), Bofang Zhu (UK)
Dr Hongguang Dong
  • Centre Sino-Suisse de Médecine Chinoise and Development of Chinese Medicine in Switzerland
Dr. Ioannis Dimitriou
  •  Theory and Results of a Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial for Assessing the Function of DU24 Shen Ting Point on the Emotion of Stress and the Quality of Life
Dr. Olga Silva
  • Use of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Portugal - Challenges, and Constraints
Dr. Ashley Y. Xia
  • Decoding N- of-1 Traditional Chinese Medicine Studies in the Era of Big Data
Dr. Weidong Yu
  • TCM Strategies for Eye Disease in the Digital Age
Dr. Yair Maimon
  • The scientific Evidence and Healing Effect of LCS101 (TCM Formula) in Cancer Care
16:40 - 18:40
22:40 - 00:40
15:40 - 17:40
10:40 - 12:40
11:40 - 13:40
00:40 - 02:40
20:10 - 22:10
18:40 - 20:40
Symposium: Clinical Practice of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Hosts: Yongping Chen (USA), Kexin Bao (USA)
Dr. Carlo Maria Giovanardi, MD
  • Acupuncture for the Prophylaxis of Chronic Migraine: What Evidence?
Dr. Luquan Chen
  • Tongren Hospital Special Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis by Puncturing on Sphenopalatine Ganglion
Dr. Chuan-Min Wang
  • Inheritance, Reconstruction, and Development of Tung’s Acupuncture
Dr. Mei Hung Lee Lai
  • Clinical experience of Acupuncture & Acupotomy for Treating Hyperthyroidism
Dr. Guojian Huang
  • The Characteristics and Advantages of Mini Ren Acupuncture in Treating Refractory Pain
Prof. Zhao Hong
  • The development of clinical practice guideline of acupuncture for major depressive disorder
18:50 - 20:50
00:40 - 02:40
17:50 - 19:50
12:50 - 14:50
13:50 - 15:50
02:50 - 04:50
22:20 - 00:20
20:50 - 22:50
Symposium: Clinical Practice of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Hosts: Santao Wang (Canada), Haihe Tian (USA)
Prof. Lu Biao
  • How to Get a Jumping Qi and what difference that will make
Dr. Linda Hao
  • Developments & Mechanisms in Neuro-Acupuncture for the Treatment of Neurological Disorders
Dr. Camille Elenne Egídio
  • Application of the Chinese Scalp Acupuncture Technique in the Treatment of Hemiparesis in Patients Post-Ischemic Stroke: Clinical Case
Dr. Reginaldo Filho
  • Kan Li Acupuncture
Dr. Yu-Ting Sun
  • The effects of Acupuncture on Memory, Attention, and Learning - a Pilot Study
21:00 - 21:30
03:00 - 03:30
20:00 - 20:30
15:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 16:30
05:00- 05:30
00:30 - 01:00
23:00 - 23:30
Closing Ceremony
Hosts: Yemeng Chen (USA) 
Closing Speech
Dr. Zhang Qi
  • Responsible for Unit Head, Traditional and Complementary Medicine at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva.

  • Led the Integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine into the national health system for the government of China.

Introducing the 4th World Traditional Medicine Forum in Malaysia
Donny Tan (Malaysia)
  • Senior Business Development Manager - Asia Pacific
  • Business Events Sarawak 
Closing Ceremony Acknowledgement
Dr. Yemeng Chen (USA)
  • Vice President of World Traditional Medicine Forum.  
  • President of New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.