Legal Thinking on the Participation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Public Health Emergencies
The healing effect of traditional Chinese medicine in the epidemic situation with COVID-19 is increasingly confirmed. In a medical system dominated by Western medicine, it is necessary to overcome many obstacles to the participation of traditional Chinese medicine in responding to public health emergencies. This includes ( a) natural institutional difficulties; (b) insufficient regulatory ability of traditional Chinese medicine and lack of provisions Traditional Chinese emergency medicine of
... ency medicine of the public health legal system; (c) the lack of a rational understanding of traditional medicine by the population; and (d) the dilemma of the practice of traditional Chinese doctors. To fully appreciate the role of traditional Chinese medicine in responding to public health emergencies, it is necessary (a) to improve the relevant public health emergency laws; (b) improve the status of local branches of traditional Chinese medicine; (c) strengthen advocacy for the development of traditional Chinese medicine; (d) expand the areas of traditional Chinese medicine in public health emergency management, as well as the openness of traditional Chinese traditional medicine in public health emergencies.