History of Huachiew TCM Hospital

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History of Huachiew TCM Hospital

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.



     最初阶段的团队                                                                                                   1996年起开设针灸治疗

   Initially of TCM doctors                                                                                       Acupuncture 

                                                                                                                                     treatment started in 1996                                                                         



    最初阶段中药房                                                        1996年起参加泰国国家草药展览会

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.    


为了能使广大的民众能使用中医治疗,华侨中医院于2014年5月20 在呵叻府开设了华侨



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.






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