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ISMGA urges state govt to take immediate measures to set up ISM university in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (PB): The Indian siddha medical graduates association (ISMGA) in Tamil Nadu has urged Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha to initiate immediate measures to establish an Indian System of Medicine (ISM) university in Tamil Nadu, which has been pending for quite some time due to the apathetic attitude of the officials in the directorate … Continue reading

Even after 3 years of formation, R&D remains a far cry in CCRS due to govt’s apathetic attitude

Chennai (PB): Even after 3 years of formation to give a fillip to research and development in siddha system of treatment, research-oriented work is still a far cry in the Chennai-headquartered Central Council of Research in Siddha (CCRS), thanks to the lackadaisical attitude of the senior officials in the Department of Ayush. Squarely blaming the … Continue reading

Care-Keralam to validate all major classical Ayurveda medicine soon: Dr Joy Varghese

Chennai (PB): The ayurvedic medicines from India can be marketed internationally in the near future as all the bottlenecks for exports will be identified and removed soon, according to the executive director of the Confederation for Ayurvedic Renaissance-Keralam (Care-Keralam) Ltd. “Till now there is no data on validation of the herbal drugs. It prevented India … Continue reading

AMMOI urges govt to fill up post of advisor for Ayurveda and four research officers

Chennai (PB): The Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturers Organisation of India (AMMOI) has urged the union government to immediately fill up the vacant post of ‘advisor to Ayurveda’ in the department of Ayush. Several significant projects are not being implemented for want of the highest technical post of advisor, says the memorandum sent to the union health … Continue reading

Panchgavya therapy dept on the anvil in Gujarat Ayurveda varsity

Ahmedabad (BL):Gujarat government is mulling to start a department of panchgavya therapy in the Ayurveda university and colleges across the state, an official of Gauseva and Gauchar Development Board (GGDB) said here today. “The state government is mulling to start a department of Panchgavya therapy in Ayurveda colleges and universities of the state,” GDDB chairman … Continue reading

Ayush docs to get allopathy training

Bengaluru (DC): Following the orders from the Planning Commission, the State Health and Family Welfare Department has recommended Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to start an 18-month course in modern (emergency) medicine for Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) practitioners to practice allopathy. The initiative is being taken up to upgrade and improve … Continue reading

New legislation likely for ayurveda, homeopathy

New Delhi (BS): After the government failed to include the traditional stream of medicines in the Drugs and Cosmetics (amendment) Bill, 2013, it is now mulling a separate legislation to regulate systems such as ayurveda and homeopathy. According to official sources, the Department of AYUSH, which administers development of ayurveda, yoga & naturopathy, unani, siddha … Continue reading

CM Raman Singh releases book on medical history

RAIPUR(TNN): Chief minister Raman Singh released prominent city-based neuro physician Dr Sanjay Sharma’s book ‘Baid, Hakim and Doctors-The Medicine Heritage of India’ at a function in Medical College auditorium on Wednesday. The book is based on the lesser known medical history of India, and it extensively illustrates the historical perspectives of diseases and treatment in … Continue reading