The Current Status of Traditional Medicine and CAM's Events Abroad and its Implications for 2013 SanCheong Expo

세계 전통의학과 CAM 엑스포 현황과 분석 - 2013 세계전통의학엑스포의 기획에 주는 시사점을 중심으로 -

  • Kwon, Oh-Min (Medical History and Literature Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • Park, Sang-Young (Medical History and Literature Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • KANG, Yeonseok (Dept. of Medical History, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University)
  • 권오민 (한국한의학연구원 문헌연구그룹) ;
  • 박상영 (한국한의학연구원 문헌연구그룹) ;
  • 강연석 (원광대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실)
  • Received : 2011.09.07
  • Accepted : 2011.09.26
  • Published : 2011.12.30


The market of conferences and expos of traditional/ complementary and alternative medicine has not been mature enough while interests in those medicines are growing fast. Meanwhile, some related events in Europe, North America, and Asia, held on regular basis, have reached to the international level in size, such as CAMExpo The Complementary, Natural & Healthcare Show in Europe, Integrative Healthcare Symposium in North America, Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo in India, International Conference and Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products in Hong Kong. Those events have been held for 10 years or so, initiated their own features, and secured their own regular booth exhibitors and visitors. They open the homepage on the internet one or two years before their events are held and vigorously advertise their events on yearly basis. To succeed in, and bear fruits from, the 2013 World Traditional Medicine Expo in Sancheong, it is needed to analyze strong points of the events above and benchmark a practical timeline and technical road map to the 2013 Expo from them.



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