Taking the case of Khii which is an important concept in Mongolian Medicine, the public understanding of Khii has been investigated systematically, comparison of the differences in the understanding of Khii between theory of Mongolian medicine and public understanding was drawn, and the present situation of Mongolian public culture of medicine was presented from this special perspective. Based on the investigation, further thinking was suggested about the theoretical and practical problems in the public understanding of science and science communication.">
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Mongolian public understanding of Khii
A qualitative case study on public understanding of science related to Mongolian medicine

Bing Liu   Tsinghua University

Hongmei Bao   Tsinghua University

Taking the case of Khii which is an important concept in Mongolian Medicine, the public understanding of Khii has been investigated systematically, comparison of the differences in the understanding of Khii between theory of Mongolian medicine and public understanding was drawn, and the present situation of Mongolian public culture of medicine was presented from this special perspective. Based on the investigation, further thinking was suggested about the theoretical and practical problems in the public understanding of science and science communication.

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