On April 11£¬ World Federation of Acupuncture Moxibustion Societies International Acupuncture Level Examination Department Henan Branch (WFAS£¬ NGO in official relations with WHO)£¬ and Education Base were kicked off at the ceremony held in Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Present at the ceremony were SHEN Zhi-xiang WFAS Secretary General£¬ SONG Li deputy WFAS Secretary General£¬ PENG Bo president of the university£¬ LIU Pin directore of the General Division of Henan Provincial Administration of Chinese Medicine. The ceremony was hosted by LU Mei director of the School of International Education.
Both President PENG Bo and WFAS Secretary General SHEN Zhi-xiang expressed sincere gratitude for mutual support in the establishement of this branch and base. The WFAS Secretary General also briefed the functions and objectives of WFAS.
World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies was founded in Beijing£¬ China in November£¬1987£¬ and started its offical relation with WHO in 1998 as an NGO. It aims to promote mutual understanding and cooperation as well as international exchanges and development of acupuncture and moxibustion£¬ and contribute to the welbeing of world people.
Also present were secretary general of Henan Acupuncture-Moxibustion Society FENG Xi-ru£¬ directors from different departments of the univeristy£¬ staff from the School of International Education as well as students representative from Korea£¬ the Republic of Uzbekistan£¬ and Switzerland (ZHAO Jun-qing).