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Jade Universe Holistic Healing™: News 2006

Nanning, Guangxi to Host 9th International Conference on Traditional Pharmacology in August 2006
August 2006 — In June 2004, China was elected to host the 9th International Conference on Traditional Pharmacology. This event will take place in the city of Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, from August 22, 2006 to August 26, 2006. In 1990, delegations from over 40 countries founded the Institute of International Traditional Medicine in Strasbourg, France and "The First International Conference on Traditional Pharmacology" was held. Since then, eight biennial conferences have been held in France, Sweden, China (Beijing), Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Africa.

New Chinese and English Editions of Dr. Long's Book Zhuang Burning-string Therapy Acupuncture Points: A Visual Guide Announced
April 30, 2006 — A new Chinese edition of Zhuangyi Yaoxian Dianjiu Yongxue Tujie Xiangzhu 200 Li (Zhuang Burning-string Therapy Acupuncture Points: A Visual Guide for 200 Different Symptoms & Diseases), and a first English-language edition, are in preparation, according to Long family spokesperson Anna Lung, one of Dr. Long's daughters. The first edition of this book appeared in 1991, and the work is presently out of print. Endorsed by the Long family, these books will appear under the imprint of Flying Dragon Cultural Enterprises, Limited.
Publication is anticipated in late 2006 or early 2007. Other books, DVDs, and relevant instructional materials on this innovative method are planned for the future.

Jade Universe Holistic Healing™ Website Established to Continue Dr. Long's Work Internationally
March 30, 2006 — Largely unknown until now in the west, Jade Universe Holistic Healing™, the treatment system pioneered by the late Dr. Long Yu Qian, made its debut today on the World Wide Web at The Nearby Café, courtesy of the Long family and Flying Dragon Cultural Enterprises, Limited. This website includes discussions of the Jade Universe™ system, a history of its usage in Chinese medicine, testimonials from Dr. Long's colleagues and former patients, selected case histories, biographical information about Dr. Long, and an online store where visitors can purchase books, DVDs, and other relevant materials on this innovative method of alternative medicine. Its URL:

Memorial Service for Dr. Long Yu Qian Attended by 400 in Liuzhou, PRC
March 14, 2006 —
Over 400 people attended memorial services today in Liuzhou, Guangxi province, People's Republic of China, for physician, author, and scholar Dr. Long Yu Qian, who passed away on March 11. Former patients, colleagues, friends, and neighbors gathered to mourn with family members the passing of this popular local healer, whose work with traditional holistic healing methods earned him numerous awards and honors. It is estimated that Dr. Long treated some 200,000 patients during the course of his practice, which began in 1970. He never charged fees for his medical services.

Dr. Long Yu Qian Dies in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, PRC
March 11, 2006 —
Dr. Long Yu Qian of Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, in the People's Republic of China, died peacefully in his sleep at 11p.m. on March 11, 2006 at Liuzhou Shi Zhong Yi Yuan (Liuzhou Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital). He was 78 years old. Born September 24, 1929, and a native of Liuzhou, Dr. Long was best known for preserving and developing a holistic treatment system based on Zhuang folk medicine.
He is survived by his wife, Liu Rong Jiao, his six children, and five grandchildren.

Obituary notice for Dr. Long Yu Qian, Liuzhou Ribao (Liuzhou Daily Newspaper), March 13, 2006

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