April 10: World Homoeopathy Day
The World Homoeopathy Day is observed every year on April 10 to pay tribute to Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, founder and father of Homeopathy system of medicine.
Observance of the day seeks to spread more knowledge about this form of medicine in the mainstream public health. This year it is 262nd birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy.
On this occasion, AYUSH Ministry, had organised International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day with theme “Enhancing Quality Research in Homoeopathy through scientific evidence and rich clinical experiences”.
- Homeopathy as a system of medicine was developed by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in Germany in 1796. Now it is one of the major forms of treatment, adapted by most of the doctors of the world.
- It second most widely used system of treatment. It is one of the major medical practices used to cure the diseases worldwide. This system of medicine uses a unique way of treatment by stimulating body’s own healing power.
- It is an alternative to the standard medicine system. The entire concept of this system of treatment is different to the other conventional forms of medicines.
- Homoeopathy is widely popular and recognized in India and has been integrated into the national health care systems.