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Enactment of Korean Medicine and
Pharmaceutics Promotion Act
    The act designed to develop Korean Medicine by
    specializing the characteristics and merits to manage and promote
    effectively was formulated in Aug 2003. The first independent law on
    KM providers the bodies concerned with the statutory authority to
    concentrate on supporting and developing it at a government level.

The 2nd Five-Year Comprehensive Plan for Promotion and
Development of Traditional Korean Medicine
    The plan for implementing the Korean Medicine and
    Pharmaceutics Promotion Act was announced by the Ministry of
    Health & Welfare in Mar. 2011. It aims at scientific
    development and globalization of KM through advancing medical
    care, strengthening the management of herbal medicine,
    industrializing and innovating R&D.

International Cooperation
    The association signed agreements for enhancing the cooperation
    and interchanges in the field of traditional medicine with several
    countries.
    • The Memorandum of Exchange and Cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Vietnam in 1994 and 2001.
    • The Agreement of Exchange and Cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Mongol in 1995.
    • The Agreement of Exchange with Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine in 2001 based on the Minutes of Discussion of Cooperation between the Ministry of Health of Korea and China in 1995.
  • The Agreement of Exchange with the Traditional Medicine Association of Bulgaria in 1995.
  • The Memorandum of Understanding in 2001 and the Agreement in 2002 with Indonesian Medical Association.
  • The Basic Agreement with Joseon Medical Association in 2001 and the Statement with department of KM of North Korea in 2002.
  • The Minutes of Discussion with the Ministry of Health of Lao in 2003.
  • The Minutes of Discussion in 2003 and the Memorandum of Understanding of the Ministry of Health of Myanmar in 2005.
  • The Basic Agreement with traditional medicine dept. of Vladivostok medical university in 2006.



  • Symposiums and Seminars

    National Symposium of Korean Medicine
    The national symposium of Korean Medicine has been
    held since 1974. The symposium has greatly contributed to the
    development of KM by fostering the environment for research
    and presentation and it will play a leading role to make KM
    advanced further as the evidence-based medicine.

    International Congress of Oriental Medicine(ICOM)
    The International Congress of Oriental Medicine(ICOM) is held
    every two year under the auspice of the International Society of
    Oriental Medicine(ISOM)(website is www.isom.or.kr) established
    in 1975.
    Distinguished research findings of the field over the world have
    been presented and discussed in the congress.