24 Feb '11, 2am

Traditional Chinese Medicine a prickly issue here: ST PHOTO: SAMUEL HE THE Healthy Ministry says that while doct...

Traditional Chinese Medicine a prickly issue here: ST PHOTO: SAMUEL HE THE Healthy Ministry says that while doct...

ENT surgeon Tan Nam Guan, one of 97 doctors here who are certified acupuncturists, offers it as a treatment option at his clinic. -- ST PHOTO: SAMUEL HE THE Healthy Ministry says that while doctors are free to study Traditional Chinese Medicine to become qualified TCM physicians or acupuncturists, they can't combine both in the same clinic. A doctor who wants to practise his TCM will have to set up a separate TCM clinic, and be regulated by the TCM Board. At least a dozen doctors go for such courses each year. Read the full story in Thursday's edition of The Straits Times.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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