NCCAM CO-SPONSORS WORKSHOP ON ENHANCING THE EVIDENCE BASE 
FOR TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM) PRACTICE

Release Date:  September 17, 2002

NOTICE: NOT-AT-02-002

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
 (http://nccam.nih.gov/)

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
(NCCAMM), in conjunction with the University of Maryland, Baltimore and 
the Health and Welfare Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong Special 
Administrative Region, is co-sponsoring a workshop, "Enhancing the 
Evidence Base for Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice – Methodology 
and Grantsmanship."  This two-day workshop will address a diverse range 
of issues related to TCM, and will include presentations on NCCAM's 
Office of International Health Research, the NIH Scientific Review and 
Grants Management Processes, Intellectual Property Issues and Human 
Subject Protection, and scientific methodologies used for the study of 
TCM.     

WORKSHOP ARRANGEMENTS

Date:       October 30-31, 2002
Location:   Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Jockey Club Building Aberdeen, 
            Hong Kong, China
  
REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The program and registration form can be found on-line at:
http://www.tcmwkshop.org.hk/. The registration fee is US$65(HK$500).

INQUIRIES:

For questions or more information, contact:

Karen E. Kun, M.P.H.
Office of International Health Research
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 401
Bethesda, MD  20892-5475
Phone: 301-402-6723    e-mail: kunk@mail.nih.gov


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