Russian army medical officers will visit China in order to study methods of Chinese medicine and collaborate with Chinese doctors.
Russian experts plan to visit Chinese health institutes to arrange communication, announced the press release of the Russian Defense Ministry.
“A group of doctors, headed by the Chief of the Main Military Medical Directorate, General Alexander Fisun, flew to Beijing to share experiences with Chinese colleagues," informed the press release.
During his official visit to China in November, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu expressed interest in establishing a Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Moscow, reports RIA Novosti.
The Russian doctors plan to visit the research hospital Guananmen at the Chinese Academy of Traditional Medicine, where techniques of modern European and traditional Chinese medicine are widely used.
Shoygu said, "We would like to start a new chapter in our cooperation with you and offer medical facility of the Armed Forces of China to exchange offices or clinics with us. We would like you to open clinic here in Moscow, and vice versa. Hopefully, with your cooperation we will have traditional Chinese medicine. We have something to share with each other."
Date: 20 January 2015