3-week Traditional and Allopathic collaboration program

The Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, organized a 3-week Traditional and Allopathic collaboration program at the Library of Tibetan Work and Archive (LTWA) auditorium. The two-week orientation workshop on Allopathy Medicine for Traditional Sowa Rigpa physicians and the one-week workshop on Sowa-Rigpa for Allopathy doctors concluded on 31st August.

Apart from Men-Tsee-Khang, 30 participants from seven different medical institutes, including Chagpori Tibetan Medical Institute, CIHTS Varanasi, Palpung Sherabling, Menri Ling Bumshi College, and private medical practitioners, attended the workshop. The speakers from Men-Tsee-Khang for the Sowa-Rigpa workshop were Dr. Rigzin Sangmo, Dr. Sonam Dolkar Oshoe, Dr. Tenzin Lhundup and Dr. Namgyal Lhamo. Coordinated by Dr. Tsering Tsamchoe, Chairman of the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM), the participants visited Men-Tsee-Khang and took a tour of the Pharmacy Department, Museum, etc.

Health Secretary Mr. Palden Dhondup presided over the closing ceremony accompanied by two personal physicians to H. H. the Dalai Lama, Dr. Tsetan Sadutshang and Dr. Tsewand Tamdin respectively.