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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 ..

World Unani Day celebrated on 11th February

The birth anniversary of great Unani physician and social reformer Hakim Ajmal Khan is celebrated as the World Unani Day every year on 11th February. He was a founder of scientific research in Unani System of Medicine and one of the founders of the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi. Originated in Greece, the field ..

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 ..

Ministry of AYUSH signs MoU with CSIR for cooperation in research and education

The Ministry of AYUSH has recently signed a MoU with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR –New Delhi) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. Under the MoU, both organizations shall jointly endeavor to pursue: R&D covering fundamental research; AYUSH specific diagnostic ..

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 ..

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, ..

Ayush Information Cell sets up by Government of India in Romania

Recently, the Ministry of AYUSH has set up an AYUSH Information Cell at the premises of the Indian Embassy in Romania to disseminate authentic information about AYUSH system of medicine. The AYUSH Information Cell in Romania will also be helpful to create awareness about the traditional Indian system of medicine. It will help to organise ..

The 2018 National Unani Day (NUD) celebrated on 11 February

The National Unani Day (NUD) is celebrated every year on 11th February to mark the birth anniversary of great Unani researcher Haqim Ajmal Khan. He was an eminent Indian Unani physician who was versatile genius, freedom fighter, educationist and founder of scientific research in Unani Medicine. This year (2018) is special for Unani fraternity as ..