Shandong and Kenya jointly open traditional medicine centre

Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Kenya’s Kenyatta University have signed an agreement to jointly establish the China-Kenya Traditional Medicine Centre, writes Wang Xiaodong for China Daily.

The agreement was signed during the Kenya-Shandong Dialogue on Traditional Medicine Cooperation and Development, held at Kenyatta University in Kenya's capital Nairobi on 25 October. Senior officials from East China’s Shandong province, including those from Shandong Provincial People’s Congress and the Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, and representatives of the Shandong Chamber of Commerce in Kenya also attended the meeting.

Sun Licheng, vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Shandong Provincial People’s Congress, said that Shandong is championing traditional medicine as a pivotal emerging industry. The province is keen on pioneering a series of innovative traditional medicines and is enthusiastic about collaborating with Kenya, which would encompass robust industrial partnerships, standard making and deepened cultural exchanges in traditional medicine, he said.
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