Chinese medicine with a comprehensive holistic perspective on health, existed for thousands of years before western medicine began dominating modern health care. As complementary treatments gain more and more acceptance, Chinese medicine is making a comeback. It is set to receive its first-ever official endorsement from the World Health Organization. Next year, the WHO Assembly is expected to add a chapter on Chinese medicine to its 11th version of the “International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems”.
This article was originally published on October 2, 2018