Ayurveda Current Affairs, GK & News

National Ayurveda Day marked on Dhanteras

Every year National Ayurveda Day is marked on Dhanteras, that is, Dhanwantri Jayanti. Dhanwantri is a Hindu god of medicines. This year the day is marked under the theme Theme: Ayurveda for COVID-19 Key Highlights The Ministry of AYUSH began to celebrate Dhanteras as National Ayurveda Day since 2016. About Ayurveda The main advantage of ..

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WHO: A Traditional Medicine Centre to be set up in India

On November 13, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it is to set up a traditional medicine centre in India. Key Highlights The announcement of establishing the centre was made during the inaugural ceremony of two future ready Ayurveda institutions. These institutions were inaugurated in Jamnagar and Jaipur. The Institute of Teaching and Research ..

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Invest India and AYUSH Ministry sets up “Strategic Policy and Facilitation Bureau”

The Ministry of AYUSH and Invest India will set up “Strategic Policy and Facilitation Bureau” to facilitate systematic growth of AYUSH sector. Highlights The Bureau will help to make AYUSH systems future ready. It will support in making initiatives under the ministry to its full potential. Also, it will help to initiate the growth and ..

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CuRED: Portal for information on clinical trial of repurposed drugs

On October 20, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched “CSIR Ushered Repurposed Drugs” portal called CuRED. Portal will provide the details about drugs repurposed by CSIR. Also, the portal will provide details about clinical trials of devices and diagnostics. Highlights The Council for scientific and Industrial Research was exploring different combination clinical trials ..

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AYUSH Standard Treatment Protocol launched

On October 6, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released “AYUSH Standard Treatment Protocol”. It consists of self-care guidelines on preventive health measures. Highlights The protocol was launched by the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Along with this, the protocols of AYUSH Ministry were also upgraded. This was done in sync with ..

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