Traditional medicine needs facilitative mechanisms for development: Health minister

Traditional medicine needs facilitative mechanisms for development: Health minister

The development of traditional medicine is still modest in terms of the number of medical examination and treatment establishments, the quality of medical staff and providing knowledge to the people on the value of traditional medicine, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has said.

10/08/2021, 16:52 (GMT+7)

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