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Han Jisheng receives an international award in Chinese medicine

Peking University, April 13, 2014: On March 27th, the award ceremony of The Second Cheung On Tak International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Medicine was held in Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor Han Jisheng, member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, was presented with this honor.

 


 
Cheung On Tak International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Medicine was set up in 2011 by Hong Kong Baptist University in recognition of the scholars who have made great contributions towards the internationalization or groundbreaking research of Chinese medicine. The award provides one or two winners with HK $500,000 in prize money every two years in order to promote modernization and internalization of the Chinese medicine. 


 
As the winner of the award this year, Professor Han Jisheng attended the ceremony and delivered a speech on his research and experience in acupuncture. He has been devoted to this field for decades since 1965 and made great progress capturing worldwide attention. In his speech, Professor Han also reviewed the national policy on integrative Chinese and western medical study of acupuncture. Besides, he envisioned the application of acupuncture and put forward his advice to promote the therapy worldwide. He expressed his gratitude to the cooperative colleagues and students in Neurosciences Institute of Health Science Center, Peking University.

 

Professor Han was especially grateful to Cheung On Tak. He decided to set up an annual financial support, based on this prize income, for authors with excellent papers in Chinese Journal of Pain Medicine, of which Han Jisheng takes charge as the chief editor.

 

 

Written by: Li Ruiqi
Edited by: Choisum Kwok
Source: PKU News (Chinese)
http://pkunews.pku.edu.cn/xxfz/2014-04/02/content_282078.htm