The University of Malta has opened a Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic and a course in acupuncture.
It said in a statement this morning that it had started a course of studies to professionally train healthcare personnel in the technique and help them to attain the high standards of practice required by the World Health Organization. The University of Malta course is being managed and taught in collaboration with the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine which is a centre of excellence in China and one of the first four colleges teaching TCM in China.
“In conjunction with the theoretical course, the University has set up a Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic manned by highly professional doctors of the Shanghai University. These are in Malta to specifically manage the dedicated Clinic at the University, sited at Triq l-Imħallef Paolo Debono, Msida (by the old entrance gate of the University).”
Treatment options are discussed with the patient after a detailed consultation and delivered against a nominal fee. Appointments can be made directly with the Clinic, Tel: 2340 3988 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org after formal referral. For further information see http://www.um.edu.mt/tcm/tcmclinic Services are scheduled for 0900-1200 hrs and 1300-1600 hrs daily Monday-Friday [each session with a patient last approximately an hour].