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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 ..

Tackling Doctors Shortage in India

The data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare shows the following about the number of doctors in India: A total of 11,46,044 allopathic doctors were registered with the State Medical Councils/ Medical Council of India as on December 31, 2018. India has a poor doctor-population ratio of 1:1456 as compared with the ..

MoU between India and Bolivia in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bolivia in the Field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy. The pact was signed in March 2019 in Bolivia. The MoU will facilitate a framework for cooperation between the two countries for ..

2019 World Homeopathy Day (WHD)

The World Homeopathy Day (WHD) is observed every year on 10th of April to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homeopathy, Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. On the occasion, the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) is organizing a two-day convention in New Delhi. The council will take stock of the challenges ..

Canada cancels homeopathic aid

The Canadian Government will no longer provide homeopathic aid to the Honduras republic.  Honduras is a republic located in the Central America. The decision was finalised after a major cry about the public funds going to unproven medical therapies. The citizens of honduras were provided homeopathic treatment for the Chagas disease. It is a tropical ..

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, ..

India hosts 2nd World Integrated Medicine Forum (WIMF-2019)

The 2nd World Integrated Medicine Forum (WIMF-2019) on the ‘Regulation of Homeopathic Medical Products’ will be held in Goa from 23-25 January, 2019. The 3-day forum, which will be inaugurated by AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik, will explore and illustrate the potential benefits and pitfalls of bi-lateral/multilateral collaboration and advance global cooperation on a synergistic basis. ..

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates a scientific convention on World Homoeopathy Day (WHD 2018) in New Delhi

The World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) is observed every year on April 10 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Homoeopathy founder Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated a scientific convention on the World Homoeopathy Day (WHD 2018) in New Delhi on April 10. The theme of the ..