The 2009 International S&T Conference and Expo on Traditional Medicine was unveiled in Guangzhou on November 9.
The two events were co-sponsored by 14 Chinese ministries, including MOST, the Ministry of Health, State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and State Food and Drug Administration, and organized by Guangdong Provincial People¡¯s Government. Over 2,800 scientists, entrepreneurs, and governmental officials from 18 countries were present.
The conference consisted of the opening ceremony, reports, 9 academic sessions, and 8 activities on special themes. The expo, with the theme of ¡°Big Health Industry¡±, showcased the research findings of traditional medicines and relevant health products.