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China Launches Project To Archive Ancient Medical Books

by VR Sreeraman on August 26, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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 China Launches Project To Archive Ancient Medical Books

In a bid to promote the preservation of traditional Chinese medicine, China a launched a massive project to archive ancient medical books.

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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