World Ch. Schedule : WED 09:05 KST
* Date : 2019-01-16
An omnibus documentary about Korean Medicine (KM), especially in regard to herbal medicine, which excels other traditional medical practices in the world, and KM education.
Medicinal Herbs Become New Drugs
A demonstration of how a family of doctors has been making the traditional prescription kyung-ok-go for five generations since the Joseon Dynasty.
Research on herbal medicine has led to the development of new drugs that use herbal extracts. Under the global spotlight is a growth enhancing agent developed by a team of researchers from a school of Korean Medicine.
See how new drug research is being carried out at the National Development Institute of Korean Medicine, which oversees national projects to achieve scientification, globalization, and standardization of KM.
Learn about research programs that are underway to secure sovereignty over genetic resources as outlined in the Nagoya Protocol and see inside Asia’s largest seed vault. They make up the most advanced scientific studies on herbal medicine.
Fostering the next 'Heo Jun' the famous Korean Medicine doctor
How is KM education practiced in Korea and abroad?
Meet Natalie at the Donguibogam Academy held in the U.S. every year.
Traditional Chinese Medicine students from China and Taiwan fly over to Korea to study KM.
Having studied herbal medicine in Korea, professor Jarmakattel now teaches medical botany in Nepal.
Noof majored in surgery in Yemen and has come to Korea to study KM.
Why are they and others from around the world studying KM?
We go to prestigious KM educational sites that are fostering the next Heo Jun around the world.