Event Date : 10/11/2018
Event Time : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of medicinal practice. Although it has origins in China, its practice has transcended globally and is often used as co-treatment or co-management of many ailments and conditions. Amongst the numerous health benefits, the conditions that are often alleviated by acupuncture include, relief from chronic pain, arthritis, anxiety, insomnia, depression, migraine, nausea, postoperative pain, post stroke rehabilitation and obesity. In order to understand the development and clinical advantages of acupuncture practices in Malaysia, the Chinese Medicine faculty at IMU have invited renowned Chinese medicine practitioners within Malaysia to share their clinical experiences and research breakthroughs in the practice of acupuncture. The aim of this workshop is to increase the prominence of acupuncture as a viable healthcare option within the community.


  • To introduce acupuncture as a potential treatment option
  • To initiate discussion of the possibility of integrating the practice of
    acupuncture in modern healthcare

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr Goh Cheng Soon
    Director of T&CM Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia


  • Dr Lim Ren Jye
    Head of T&CM Unit, National Cancer Institute, Putrajaya
  • Dr Chai Koh Meow
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • Prof Zhou Wenxin
    Programme Director, Master of Science in Acupuncture, International Medical University
  • Tham Hui Saan
    Director of HAN Neuro Acupuncture & Herbal Specialists

 Registration Fee

Early Bird (By 30 September 2018) RM300
Regular RM380
IMU Alumni RM266
Student (Non IMU) RM150
Student (IMU) RM100
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