- MEDIA CENTER
The China-Malaysia Youth Chinese Medicine Virtual Mobility Program is held both online and offline to promote international TCM studies. [Photo/ddcpc website]
The China-Malaysia Youth Chinese Medicine Virtual Mobility Program was co-held by Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) both online and offline on Nov 25-28.
More than 220 teachers and students from both universities attended the program to listen to lectures, play games, take practical operations and visit campuses online. The program has been included as an activity of the 2021 China-ASEAN Education Exchange Week.
Teachers from both universities delivered speeches on research in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), especially Guizhou's ethnic medicine.
Zhan Yan, a student at Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, said that as a TCM student, the event is an opportunity to promote TCM to the world.
Students from Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and UTAR attend lectures online. [Photo/ddcpc website]
Lai Soon Onn, director of UTAR's division of community and international networking, said at the program's closing ceremony that online communications overcame geographical limitations and provided a convenient study platform for both universities.
The program can increase students' knowledge, encourage them to pursue academic goals, and improve their ability to obtain global employment.
Xi Jin, director of the international exchange and cooperation office of Guizhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, said that both universities have carried out cooperation in TCM talent cultivation, TCM education, TCM research, clinical TCM and global TCM promotion since 2019.
The program is both universities' attempt to carry out international academic exchanges amid COVID-19 pandemic. In the future, the universities will further cooperation in the mutual recognition of grade points, running schools and clinical studies.