Nationale de Medecine Traditionnelle Chinoise
(FNMTC) and the Union Française des Professionnels
de Medecine Traditionnelle Chinoise (UFPMTC)
joined forces to set up the Confédération Française
de Medecine Traditionnelle Chinoise (CFMTC).
on by a determination to overcome divisions and
lay solid foundations for the profession of Chinese
medicine practitioner in France, these respective
groups of Chinese medicine professionals are resolutely
opening doors - all the current trends in Chinese
medicine in our country will be contacted, with
no ostracism, to create one vast movement in support
of this new profession.
8th and 9th March 2005: two historic dates for
the CFMTC and Traditional Chinese Medicine
French Confederation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
(CFMTC), an umbrella organisation for all
professional bodies in France representing TCM,
has been extended by the membership of the French
section of the PEFCTCM (Pan-European Federation
of Traditional Chinese Medicine Consultants and
the SIATTEC (Independent Union of Traditional
Acupuncturists and Chinese Energy Therapists).
makes the C.F.M.T.C. the largest organisation
representing Traditional Chinese Medicine in France!
1st October 2005, the CFMTC was presented
at the 2nd World Federation of Chinese Medicine
Societies (WFCMS) conference at the Maison de
la Chimie in Paris.
traditional Chinese medicine practitioners attending
the conference publicly and highly symbolically
signed the French Confederation's Code of Ethics
before the Press and in the presence of Mrs. She
Jing, Vice-Minister for Health in China, President
of the World Federation, President of the Academy
of Chinese Medicine in China; Mr. Li Zhenji, Vice-President
of the Bureau of Chinese Medicine, Vice-President
and Secretary General of the World Federation;
and Mr. Xavier Emmanuelli, co-founder of Médecins
sans Frontières, former Secretary of State for
humanitarian aid, founder and President of the
Samu social (emergency service for the homeless)!