On December 6, the information office of the State Council of China held a press conference at which it introduced the White Paper on “China’s Traditional Chinese Medicine” and its development. This is the first time that the Chinese government has issued a white paper to introduce the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine and its characteristics, the related national policies, and major measures for the development of Chinese medicine in China.
The White Paper revealed that Traditional Chinese Medicine faces a serious crisis and may be destroyed. The main problem is the poor quality of Chinese medicine.
Source: People’s Daily, December 7, 2016