Lihong Zhou*, José Miguel Baptista Nunes

*Corresponding author for this work

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In 1950, immediately after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and as advocated by the first communist president Chairman Mao Zedong, the First National Healthcare Conference approved the creation of a national healthcare system, based on the provision of two very different types of medicine, namely Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western Medicine (WM) (National Healthcare Conference 1950; cited in Hillier and Jewell 1983).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovation, Technology and Knowledge Management
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameInnovation, Technology and Knowledge Management
ISSN (Print)2197-5698
ISSN (Electronic)2197-5701


  • Healthcare Professional
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Patient Knowledge
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Western Medicine


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