Guangzhou Hospital University
One of the four oldest traditional Chinese medicine institutes of higher education in China, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine was established in 1964. The hospital is actively involved in research and education for the future of healthcare, with numerous specialized medical departments and clinical programs. The hospital has more than 2,000 staff members and handles approximately 2.5 million outpatient visits and 30,000 inpatient admissions per year.
Research at Guangzhou Hospital and University
Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a research base in the field of Clinical Pharmacology authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Public Health. A DME (design, measurement and evaluation) National Training Center was officially founded in 1984, and is, at present, the only one in the whole country at a TCM university or institute.
Guangzhou Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with a unified leadership system of the university, was officially founded in October 1992.
The Journal of New TCM, Guangzhou University Journal of TCM, and Journal of Traditional Chinese Drug Research and Clinical Pharmacology, edited by the university, have become vital to the academic exchange of TCM.
Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine began enrolling foreign applicants in 1974. Since then, more than 620 foreign students including undergraduates, advanced study students and postgraduates from 79 countries and 5 continents have studied and graduated from the university.
The China Guangzhou International Training Center of TCM was officially founded in 1991. The center was established by the university, authorized by the State Administration of TCM and is supported by the World Health Organization.
At present, academic exchange continues between Guangzhou University and the other medical colleges and research institutes in more than 50 countries and regions.