Overseas Medical Treatment    
    Overseas medical treatment is an inevitable way that the traditional Chinese medicine has to be gone by, a mark for the success of the Chinese medicine and acupuncture, a wide world for Chinese experts and also one of the  three  development  plans  of  the  First  Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The hospital widens the foreign exchange, expands the international influence and meets the need of the overseas patients by using its lofty skills and cooperation of the expert team. Shi Xuemin, the academic- ian of Chinese Academy of Engineering, takes the expert team by himself going out of the country and meanwhile absorbing the advanced things from the world, having been to many places like Europe, Asia and North America. The traditional Chinese medicine has been developed to the world pretty deep and fast day by day.

The first to seventh International Conference of the Clinical Research in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine  has  been  held continuously by the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of TCM, there are more than  eight hundred scholars from about ten countries attend the meeting. Now the hospital has been tied up  with  the medical organizations of the America and Japan for friendship hospital and this deeply promotes the  overseas  exchange  of the medical treatment. In recent years, we have sent about three hundred doctors, nurses  and  technicians  to  give  lectures  and  develop medical work in more than twenty countries such as America, Japan, Germany, Britain, Southern Korea and Yugoslavia.

In recent twenty years, the Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering Shi Xuemin has done a wonderful job on medical exchange home and abroad by fully taking the advantage of the “Life Science and Health Industry” and depending on step by step policy. The overseas medical treatment has been become the support industry for the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of TCM. Now, the friendship ties have been set up respecti- vely  in  Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, France, Yugoslavia, America, Mexico, Russia, Canada and Indonesia, and  also  the  medical  treatment  base, the scientific research base and teaching base have been created in Japan, New Zealand and Hong Kong.