Men-Tsee-Khang organized an outreach tour to Argentina and Brazil in South America from 10th June- 31st July 2022. The group consisted of a doctor, a Tibetan Astro-Science Practitioner, and two support staff who offered health and Astro-oral consultation, a series of lectures on Tibetan medicine and Astro-science, and exhibited herbal products and items related to Tibetan medicine and Astro-science. In Sao Paulo, the doctor and TASP were invited to Sirio Libanes Hospital to speak on Tibetan medicine and Astro-science to over 50 doctors from different medical fields.
The outreach program in Argentina was held with the help of Lama Rinchen, Kagyu Thekchen Choling Center, from 12th to 30th June. In Brazil, the programs were held from 1-28 July in Sao Paulo, Cabreuva, and Rio de Janeiro, with the help of Mr. Jigme Tsering, Representative of H.H the Dalai Lama Tibet House, Brazil; Lama Rinchen, Sakya Centre; and Ven. Namdol, Study Center of Tibetan Buddhism Shiwalha, respectively.
The outreach tour was very successful, with 167 patients provided health consultations and 141 interested people with Astro-oral consultation. The series of lectures attracted a large audience, with a total of 365 people gathering for Tibetan medicine lectures and 290 for Astro-science lectures. The team would like to thank the South America tour organizers for hosting the programs and hope for their continuous support.