The Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People's Republic of Chinasponsored the visit of a twelve-member Herbal Pharmacology Study Group to thePeople's Republic of China from June 1 to June 26, 1974. In China, the groupwas hosted by the Chinese Medical Association. This report is a compilation of the findings of the group members, whose task was to discuss research on naturalproducts for therapeutic use, identification of medically effective elements, anddevelopment of synthetic drugs with those elements. The group visited Peking,Tientsin, Shanghai, Nanking, Hangchow, and Kwangchow.The Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People's Republic of Chinais sponsored jointly by the American Council of Learned Societies, the NationalAcademy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council. It was formed in1966 to promote scholarly communication between the two countries in thenatural sciences, medical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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