Professor Lyu Aiping receives national award for contribution to standardising Chinese medicine
18 Nov 2020
A team comprising Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine and Dr. Kennedy Y.H. Wong Endowed Professor in Chinese Medicine, and other leading experts in traditional Chinese medicine was presented in October with first prize in the 2020 National Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation in Standardisation by the State Administration for Market Regulation.
They were recognised for having established six international and three national standards pertaining to the coding system and rules for Chinese medicines, Chinese medicinal formulae and Chinese medicines in supply chain management.
As head and spokesperson of the China Delegation to the International Organisation for Standardisation Technical Committee on Traditional Chinese Medicine (ISO/TC249) since 2009, Professor Lyu has remained at the forefront of global dialogues and regional efforts to push for the internationalisation of traditional Chinese medicine through the formulation of standards.