Unformatted text preview: government hospital was built in the Northern Wei dynasty in 510. The sole purpose of these hospitals was to assist the poor and disabled. In modern day China, there are people trained in both traditional and modern day pharmaceutical practices that assist in the treatment of hepatitis, high blood pressure, cancer, and other diseases that are so far difficult to treat. It took China about 4,000 years to evolve from mixing herbs into soups for consumption to the modern day practices they currently have. Reference History of Pharmacy. In the Chinese World. Retrieved November 17, 2010. http://www.drugnet.com.hk/edu/ph_hist.htm...
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