Ministry of Ayush: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

Ayushman Sahakar Scheme: Key Facts

On October 19, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Ayushman Sahakar Scheme. The scheme has been launched to assist the cooperatives in the country. The scheme will assist the cooperatives to play a crucial role in creating health care infrastructure in the country. Highlights The scheme was formulated by the National ..

Regional Raw Drug Repository for AYUSH launched

On October 13, 2020, the Union Minister of AYUSH inaugurated the Regional Raw Depository at the National Institute of Siddha, Chennai. The Regional Raw Repository is the important component of National AYUSH Mission. About the Repository The repository will play a major role in collection, demonstration and documentation of raw drugs from Southern Plateau region. ..

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 ..

AYUSH Grid to integrate with National digital Health Mission

The AYUSH Grid emerging as the IT backbone of AYUSH Sector is to be integrated with National Digital Health Mission. This will help the public in availing varied options for their health needs. Also, it will accelerate the mainstreaming of AYUSH disciplines of health care. Ayush Grid Project It was initiated by the Ministry of ..