GAWSF Delegation Visits Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to Discuss Cooperation

On May 13, 2024, Dr. Che Kuong Hong, the Chairman of the General Association of World Sports Federations (GAWSF) Executive Committee and President of the World Sports University, along with a delegation from GAWSF, visited the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to discuss cooperation. The delegation was warmly received by Liu Qian, Vice President of Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as leaders from the International Education College, International Cooperation Office, and the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

During the visit, Professor Zhang Wenchun from the Institute of Qigong Science at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine introduced the organization structure, research directions, and significant achievements of the institute. He emphasized that Qigong, as an important component of traditional Chinese medicine, has a rich theoretical foundation and practical experience, offering unique advantages in promoting human health and disease prevention.

The delegation had the opportunity to tour the various laboratories of the Institute of Qigong Science, where Professor Zhang introduced the specialized Qigong equipment and apparatus used to regulate the body's energy flow through techniques such as intention, movement, and virtual reality. These methods aim to achieve the goals of disease treatment and health preservation. Professor Zhang also shared the latest research achievements and cutting-edge technologies in the modern scientific study of Qigong, providing a deeper understanding of the principles, practical applications, and advancements in Qigong within the context of modern scientific research.

Following the tour, the GAWSF delegation engaged in a discussion and exchange with leaders from the International Education College, International Cooperation Office, and the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Both parties had in-depth conversations regarding cooperation negotiations, mutual empowerment, and project collaboration. They reached a consensus to establish a strategic partnership, with the aim of jointly promoting the popularization and application of Qigong in a global context, as well as conducting relevant training and educational activities.

Dr. Che Kuong Hong expressed his hope to leverage the professional advantages of Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the field of Qigong and jointly establish a platform for the international development of Qigong in Macau. Simultaneously, Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine expressed its willingness to collaborate with GAWSF in promoting the exchange and cooperation of Qigong on the international stage.

A preliminary cooperation agreement was reached between GAWSF and Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, injecting new vitality into the international development of Qigong. Both parties expressed their commitment to strengthening communication and collaboration, jointly promoting the prosperous development of the Qigong health preservation cause, and contributing wisdom and strength to the strategies of "Healthy China" and "Cultural Strength."