The 7th International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine will be held on May 17 to 19, 2017. The said event will highlight the importance of Traditional Chinese Medicine as an alternative part of the global medical industry. Aside from this, the latest techniques in Ayurveda and Homeopathy will also be discussed. Topics to be covered under Traditional Chinese Medicine include Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Qi Gong, Tai Ji, Tui Na and Massage, Acupressure, and other alternative therapies.
Renowned speakers who will grace the occasion include Marc Halpern, co-founder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association; Julie Rammal from George Washington University; Angela Hope-Murray, podiatrist, ostheopath and ayurvedic practitioner at Lemuel Shattack Hospital. International experts from China, Germany and other countries will also discuss some of the major breakthroughs and practical applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and its enormous impact among people living in the modern era.
According to Conference Series, the event is a part of a series of seminars and fora which aims to promote the use of traditional Chinese medicine as an effective alternative to different diseases. Aside from this event, the website also said that they will hold another international conference on Traditional and Alternative Medicine on Sept.14-16, 2017. This will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health said that Traditional Chinese Medicine began during the Chinese ancient period. As it evolved and progressed with time, its practitioners continue to develop the use herbal medicines to foster holistic development. In the United States, Traditional Chinese Medicine has been viewed as not as an alternative but as a complementary health approach. Moreover, Traditional Chinese Medicine, with its ability to quite a number of diseases, has also been attributed as one of the leading reasons for the increase of life expectancy in China to 77 years old in 2020.