History of Huachiew TCM Hospital
Between 1995 and 1999
Poh Teck Tung Foundation established the current Huachiew TCM Hospital on July 5, 1995. Started acupuncture treatment in 1996. The hospital had 30 treatment beds, two massage rooms, and one Chinese pharmacy. On March 18, 1996, there were 200 kinds of commonly used traditional Chinese medicine Herbs in the pharmacy, the uses of herbs which gradually developed from 80-90 packs to 200 packs per day. On February 29, 1997, the Ministry of Health of China and Thailand signed a “three-month training of acupuncture and moxibustion” training course for Thai Western doctors, Start from April 27 to July 24, 1998. Invited an experienced acupuncture expert "Professor Cheng Zi Cheng" as the lecturer. Since then, Huachiew TCM Hospital gave active cooperation and assistance to the Thai Ministry of Health in promoting the development of Chinese medicine in Thailand.
Initially of TCM doctors Acupuncture
treatment started in 1996
Chinese Pharmacy Participated in the Thailand
National Herbal Medicine
Exhibition in 1996
Between 2000 and 2005
Poh Teck Tung Foundation realized that Chinese Medicine played an
important role in the health of Thai people. The space used by Huachiew TCM
Hospital was limited and could not meet the growing number of patients. On the
occasion of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Poh Teck Tung
Foundation and the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations
between China and Thailand, the Poh Teck Tung Foundation has built a new 8
floors Chinese style hospital building for Huachiew TCM hospital. The total
construction area is 4,900 square meters, mainly used for treating patients,
academic research and teaching of Chinese medicine.
On January 1, 2000, Major General Kon Thappharangsi, Deputy Prime
Minister and Minister of Health of Thailand, Zhang Wenkang, Minister of Health
of China, Ambassador Fu Xuezhang, Ambassador of the People's Republic of
China in Thailand, and Dr. Zheng Wulou and Dr. Hu Yulin from Poh Teck Tung
Foundation attended the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Huachiew TCM
Hospital Building. This representative historical moment also highlights the
important role played by the Poh Teck Tung Foundation in promoting the
development of China-Thailand friendly relations and has brought enormous
benefits to the Thai people.
On January 7, 2005, Poh Teck Tung Foundation invited Her Royal Highness
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to hold an unveiling ceremony. This important
historical moment has opened a new chapter in the friendship and cultural
exchange between China and Thailand.
2005年1月7日泰国诗林通公主殿下为华侨中医院新楼揭幕 2000年1月1 日泰国副总理兼泰国卫生部部长
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Kon Thappharangsi 少将为华侨中医院大楼
hold an unveiling ceremony 的奠基仪式 Major General Kon
Thappharangsi,Deputy Prime Minister
and Minister of Health of Thailand
attended the foundation stone laying
The new building of Huachiew TCM Hospital is a multi-functional comprehensive
building with a treatment room, pharmacy, training room, conference room, etc.,
and adopts an advanced computer system to manage the patient's entire medical
treatment process from registration to medicine and payment. The eight
departments are acupuncture, internal medicine, oncology, gynecology,
dermatology, tuina, orthopedics and acupuncture and moxibustion department
for weight loss.
Between 2006 and 2019
Under the leadership of director Su Sin, Huachiew TCM Hospital has a high
sense of social responsibility, serving the patients regardless of social class,
nationality, and religion. At the same time, he has continued to promote the
development of hospitals and become advertised for comprehensive Chinese
Medicine Hospitals in Thailand.
In 2006, Mr.Yi Jin Zhong took over as the second director of Huachiew TCM
Hospital. From August 4, 2006, an accountant began to take charge of the records
of financial expenses, medicines procurement and acceptance, and employee
overtime pay. In 2008, Huachiew TCM Hospital took over the entire financial
system from Huachiew Hospital and began to use the "GL" computer system to
manage the financial work of the hospital. At the same time, the development of
Chinese pharmacies has continued, resulting in a significant increase in the use
of Chinese herbal medicines. In order to adapt the existing management
framework to the development of the hospital, the hospital has set up the
pharmacy department. The division of pharmacy staff divided into four groups:
the medicine preparing group, the decocting group, the medicine storage, and the
accounting drug price group.
On January 15, 2009, Director Aram Eamsureya took over as the third director
of Huachiew TCM Hospital. During this period, the hospital was in a period of
steady development and the number of patients increased steadily. From 2009 to
2016, it is a key moment for the development of Huachiew TCM Hospital. Director
Aram Eamsureya has a long-term development vision, determined the correct
development direction of the hospital and formulated an effective management
system, and promoted the hospital to form a more comprehensive and effective
management system. Lead the hospital to develop in many aspects.
Huachiew TCM Hospital opened Nakhon Ratchasima Branch in Nakhon
Ratchasima on May 20, 2014. This is the historic breakthrough of Huachiew TCM
Hospital. The first establishment of the branch, the Nakhon Ratchasima branch
will become advertised of other branches in the future.
In addition, on July 5, 2015, Huachiew TCM Hospital held the 20th anniversary
with the theme of“Traditional Chinese Medicine for 20 Years, Creating a New
Contribution to Efficacy”. Thailand has entered "ASEAN Community" in 2015,
and Huachiew TCM Hospital is also ready to build first-class medical and service
levels to welcome ASEAN integration and adjust the hospital management system
and structure. Policies have been formulated to comprehensively improve the
management level of the hospital. In order to better cope with various
developmental variables that occur in the future, it is divided into two phases: the
first phase (2015-2017) and the second phase (2018-2019).
Nowadays, the price of medicines in the Chinese herbal medicine market in
Thailand is rising steadily. At the same time, there is still the unstable quality of
medicinal materials, or there is a lack of certain medicinal materials. These
problems have affected the service quality of Huachiew TCM Hospital director
Aram Eamsureya saw the impact of these problems on the future development of
the hospital. Therefore, he took measures to import Chinese herbal medicines
from Chinese pharmacies, thereby controlling the cost of the medicines and
ensuring the efficacy of the medicines, as well as the future of the hospital. The
extension is fully prepared. Therefore, Huachiew TCM Hospital and the Poh Teck
Tung Foundation applied for a land area of about 7,500 square meters in
Nonthaburi Province for the construction of a new medicine storehouse. The
construction project is divided into three phases, and now the first and second
phases of the project have been completed.
- The first phase: the construction of a Chinese medicine storehouse.
- The second phase: the construction of a Chinese medicine processing room.
- The third phase: the construction of a 6 floors comprehensive museum:
Chinese herbal medicine exhibition room, the history of Poh Teck Tung
Foundation exhibition rooms, historical exhibition rooms for Chinese medicine in
Thailand, Chinese medicine exhibition rooms, libraries, conference rooms,
training rooms, etc.
On January 26, 2018, there was an formal opening ceremony "Huachiew
Comprehensive Chinese Herbal Medicine Learning Center" with the objective of
learning Chinese herbs and working together in academic work that is beneficial
to the study and progress of Chinese medicine in Thailand, and to celebrate the
23rd anniversary of the opening of Chinese medicine services in Thailand.
In the past eight years, Chinese medicine practitioners in Thailand society have
jointly promoted and enhanced the status of Chinese medicine in Thailand law.
On March 1, 2016, the Thai name of Huachiew TCM Hospital was renamed as
“คลินิกการประกอบโรคศิลปะ สาขาการแพทย์แผนจีนหัวเฉียว”, Therefore, 2016 is the year of
development and change of Huachiew TCM Hospital. On May 2016, Huachiew
TCM Hospital first visited the Southeast Asian Overseas Chinese Medicine
Exchange and Cooperation Conference, which made the reputation of Huachiew
TCM Hospital known by its peers and received the attention of Chinese leaders
and other leaders as well as media. In addition, the new generation doctors who
have graduated from master's and doctoral degrees will be able to come back to
help develop and advance the hospital.
In October 2018, Huachiew TCM Hospital opened the second branch in SiRacha.
Since 2009 to 2018, it is considered a 10-year leap forward development of
Huachiew TCM Hospital. Under Director Aram Eamsureya and the management
team continue to improve the management system, treatment service and
academic. Until on December 15, 2018, Huachiew TCM Hospital was supported by
the National Chinese Medicine Ministry. (State Administration of Traditional
Chinese Medicine of the People's Republic of China), as a foreign cooperation
project of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Has been
chosen as the "China-Thailand Traditional Chinese Medicine Center", and was
honored by Mr. Li ChunLin (Counselor and Consul General of the Embassy of the
People's Republic of China), and Dr. Zhen Xiao (the President of Shanghai
Longhua Hospital), Dr. Wichian Techapiboon (Chairman of the Executive
Committee of Poh Teck Tung Foundation), and Mr. Aram Eamsureya (Director of
Huachiew TCM Hospital came to the official opening ceremony.