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Australia-China Chinese Medicine Education Program

Project summary

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Evolving art and science (Photo: Sally Tsoutas, University of Western Sydney)

Funding Priority: Education

Description

Australia's National Institute of Complementary Medicine and the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine join forces to promote intercultural understanding and increase cultural capabilities through providing continuing education in Chinese medicine. The project, funded by DFAT's Australia-China Council, will develop innovative training opportunities for Australian medical and health practitioners, and community education courses for interested public. A key objective of the educational platform will be professional education modules for general practitioners, pharmacists and allied health practitioners. The modules will be delivered as a suite of seminars in May-June 2016, focussing on Chinese medicine practice, philosophy, traditional and scientific evidence, drug interactions and Australia's regulatory framework.

Total project value: $80,000.00

Australia-China Council Grant: $40,000.00

Key project dates: May to June 2016

Website: www.westernsydney.edu.au

Last Updated: 9 February 2016
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