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China Launches Project To Archive Ancient Medical Books

by VR Sreeraman on  August 26, 2012 at 11:16 PM Alternative Medicine News   - G J E 4
In a bid to promote the preservation of traditional Chinese medicine, China a launched a massive project to archive ancient medical books.
 China Launches Project To Archive Ancient Medical Books
China Launches Project To Archive Ancient Medical Books
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The project, part of an ancient document preservation program introduced in 2006, will be the most comprehensive archival of traditional Chinese medicine writings since 1949, reported Xinhua citing a statement.

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The size of the project is not yet known, although a report issued last June said it will include at least 2,800 documents.

The statement said the project will also include medical writings by ethnic groups and writings from overseas.

Source: IANS
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