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ICoSDiTAUS-2020 held in New Delhi

The two-day International Conference on Standardisation of Diagnosis and Terminologies in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha Systems of Medicine-ICoSDiTAUS-2020 recently concluded in New Delhi. The “New Delhi Declaration on Collection and Classification of Traditional Medicine (TM) Diagnostic Data” was adopted in the conference. As many as 16 countries participated in the conference. This is the biggest ..

Dr.Pratap Chauhan conferred with the ‘Ayurveda Ratan’ award

The All-Party Parliament Group on Traditional Medicines recently organized a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting aimed at legalising Ayurveda in Europe and integrating it with their other healthcare systems. During the meeting, Indian Ayurveda doctor, Dr.Pratap Chauhan was conferred with the ‘Ayurveda Ratan’ award. Several representatives and delegated attended the ..

Institute of National Importance Status to Gujarat Ayurved University

To upgrade the standard of Ayurveda education in the country, the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar addressed the press after the Union Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, 8th January 2020 and informed that the status of the Gujarat Ayurved University located in Jamnagar will be elevated as an institute of national importance under ..

New rules for AYUSH hospitals

New norms have been introduced for the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy sectors) regarding the conditions of medical reimbursement. The IRDAI or Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India issued guidelines earlier in November. As a consequence, the reimbursement at these hospitals for inpatient treatment is subject to certification from NABH or the ..

Prince of Wales arrives in India

The Prince of Wales called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13 Nov. The President said that India and the United Kingdom are natural partners bound by historical ties and shared values of democracy, rule of law and respect for multi-cultural society. Both the leaders emphasized that as the ..

Ministry of AYUSH signs pact with defense ministry provide traditional medicine

The AYUSH ministry has signed a MoU with the Defence ministry to provide traditional medicine services at the armed forces’ hospitals and dispensaries. Under the MoU, ayurveda units will be established at palliative care centres at the Army Research and Referral Hospital, Air Force Hospital, Hindon in Ghaziabad and five identified ex-service men Contributory Health ..

Tourism Development in India

The Minister for Tourism and Culture along with the other senior officials of both the ministries called upon the 15th Finance Commission to suggest their points and financial requirements for the development of tourism in the country. ?What has happened? The delegation from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture called upon the 15th Finance Commission ..

The e-AUSHADHI portal launched for online licensing of Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs

On 13th Feb, Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik launched the e-AUSHADHI portal for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and related matters at New Delhi. The portal is aimed at increasing transparency, and improving information management, data usability and accountability. The acronym for new e-portal is ‘Ayurveda, Unani, ..