TableĀ 1

Distribution of Western medicine clinical practice guidelines among three organisations

Name of organisationNo of CPGsNo of CPGs recommending TCM (%)
Chinese Medical Association52661* (12%)
Chinese Medical Doctors Association474* (9%)
Ministry of Public Health359* (26%)
Total60474 (12%)
  • *This excludes those jointly issued by multiple agencies and old version guidelines with existing updated ones.

  • CPG, clinical practice guideline; TCM, traditional Chinese medicine.