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Myanmar President Calls for Promoting Essence of Traditional Medicine

Pyongyang, December 12 (KCNA) -- Myanmar President U Thein Sein Thursday called on traditional medicine practitioners to preserve, protect and promote the essence of Myanmar traditional medicine.

U Thein Sein made the call in his message on the occasion of the 12th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference underway in Nay Pyi Taw.

He urged the practitioners to have full trust and confidence in their long-accepted indigenous medicine, while having the awareness on the vital role of Myanmar medicine in public healthcare.

Apart from rural folks, urban people are also accepting and relying more and more on the traditional medicine, he pointed out, believing that the development and advancement of the medicine at the service of Myanmar people is an encouraging sign and pride.

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