Miao Medicine is Going Global and Silver Needles flourish the Friendship Flowers
- Notes on 2019 "Journey of acupuncture and moxibustion in Guizhou" Brazil's Study Activities for Overseas Students in China
In October 2019, as the People's Republic of China solemnly celebrated its 70th birthday, Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine welcomed the first batch of 42 students from the "Acupuncture Seminar for Brazilian Students in China". The students will have a 23-day study of acupuncture and moxibustion programs here. With the help of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies, Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine has built a cooperation bridge with the Brazilian Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Relying on Guizhou's rich resources of traditional Chinese medicine and combining the school-running culture and characteristics of Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, to actively promote the coordinated development and common prosperity of Chinese-Brazilian traditional medicine.
Under the personal leadership of Hui Qing, President of the Brazilian Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Moxibustion, this group of trainees overcame language, climate, diet and other barriers and traveled thousands of miles to Guizhou. Experts and teachers from the School of Acupuncture and Bone Injury and the First and Second Affiliated Hospitals have carefully arranged and designed relevant teaching contents and teaching methods for the students. The teaching contents are divided into two parts: acupuncture and moxibustion course teaching and clinical guidance. The course contents include pain, scalp acupuncture, massage, pregnancy assistance, beauty treatment and other teaching contents. In the process of clinical teaching, experts and key teachers from the school and the two affiliated hospitals actively participated in clinical teaching and demonstration, giving out clinical diagnosis and treatment methods for difficult and complicated diseases such as stroke, infertility and fracture surgery. With exquisite operation, meticulous therapy and extreme effect, the peculiar charm of Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion was demonstrated.
During the 23-day teaching, Brazilian students showed their desire for knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine, their enthusiasm for life and their cherish of life in classrooms, on the stage and beside hospital beds. As President Xi Jinping said, traditional medicine is an important carrier of excellent traditional culture. It should be passed on, utilized and developed well. It plays an important role in promoting mutual learning of civilizations, common feelings and safeguarding people's health.
The project was successfully completed on 29 October. At the graduation ceremony, the representative of the Brazilian students said excitedly that they were deeply impressed by the professionalism of the teachers in the acupuncture and moxibustion team of Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; traditional Chinese medicine is an eternal science and art, the teacher taught them how to handle the needle, accurately find the acupuncture points for treating diseases and let them know the development history of traditional Chinese medicine. They will bring back the methods and skills they have learned in China to Brazil to benefit the people. At the same time, they will also bring back to Brazil the friendship flower cultivated jointly with Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, looking forward to the common prosperity, innovation and development in the field of traditional medicine between China and Brazil.
Ms. Song Li, Executive Deputy Secretary General of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies, attended the graduation ceremony and delivered a speech. On behalf of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies, she hoped to carry out closer and broader cooperation with our school to further promote the internationalization of traditional Chinese medicine. Hui Qing, President of the Brazilian Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Moxibustion awarded Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine a plaque of "Guizhou University Training Base of the Brazilian Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Moxibustion" to express his full recognition and gratitude for the school's teaching level and management services.
President Liu Xingde concluded at the end of the activity: this study activity "Journey of acupuncture and moxibustion in Guizhou" for Brazilian students in China has fully trained the school's foreign education team, management team and clinical team and improved their abilities. As the only institution of higher learning of traditional Chinese medicine in Guizhou Province, as the traditional medicine man in the new era, we have firm confidence in our own culture, adhere to the concept of openness and tolerance, and sublation. We learn from each other and learn from each other, adhere to the principle of making the past serve the present, to actively promote the creative transformation and innovative development of traditional medicine, so that traditional medicine can go to the world with a more open attitude, more accurate curative effect and more unique charm, and benefit the people.