International Cooperation in AYUSH

The Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been making efforts for promotion and propagation of Indian Systems of Medicine to facilitate International promotion, development and recognition of AYUSH Systems of Medicine abroad. The major activities undertaken by the Department during the last four years as follows: 2009-10 1. A Centre for … Read more

AYUSH would grow in a big way in 2013 – 2014

The 12th Five Year Plan seeks to expand the reach of healthcare and work towards long term objective of establishing a system of Universal Health Coverage in the country. During the 12th Plan period, AYUSH system would be increasingly main-streamed using their areas of strengths in preventive and promotive healthcare, diseases and health conditions relating … Read more

Indian AYUSH Scholarship Schemes for Foreign Students

Government of India through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)has been offering scholarships to foreign students to pursue Ayurveda Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy courses in India since 2005. The resurgence of AYUSH at international level has resulted in growing demand from foreign students to study in Indian Institutions. Keeping this in view, the Department … Read more

Young Post Graduates AYUSH – Job Opportunities on YOUR way

Promotion of AYUSH systems at International level is inbuilt in the mandate of Department of AYUSH. Growing global demand of natural medicine has increased the scope of International exchange of AYUSH-related information and co-operation with other countries for collaborative efforts in the development of traditional system of medicine. A provision of Rs 25 Crores had … Read more

Better health for people of BRICS countries

The second BRICS Health Ministers’ Meet held in New Delhi. First day held at Dr. Ramalingaswamy Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi and the second day at Banquet Hall, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi. The first day the Health Secretaries and Senior Advisors of BRICS countries participated and the second day the Health Ministers of BRICS countries took … Read more

NRHM changing health scenario of India

The daylong dissemination workshop of the 6th Common Review Mission of National Rural Health Mission was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Addressing the workshop, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare said since the launch of National Rural Health Mission more than 7 years ago, far reaching changes have taken … Read more

Health in India – Review 2012

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare implements several national level programmes /schemes to control Communicable and Non-communicable diseases. The National Rural Health Mission is the flagship programme of the Ministry. It focuses on the challenge of strengthening poor public health systems in the country. Department of Health & Family Welfare Since the launch of the … Read more

6 AIIMS – Prime Minister Swasthya Surakshayojana

Prime Minister Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) for setting up of six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and upgrading 19 medical colleges has been launched by the Government of India with the objective of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/reliable tertiary healthcare services and also augmenting facilities for quality medical education in … Read more

Development of Homoeopathy in India – a recent aspect

During the 12th Five Year Plan, the Indian Government has planned to set-up an All India Institute of Homoeopathy, Homoeopathic Manufacturing Public Sector undertaking etc.  However, the 12th Plan is yet to be approved by the competent authority. This is revealed by Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Shri S. Gandhiselvan in the … Read more

An opportunity or a threat to homeopathy ?

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is considering an option to allow homeopathic doctors to practice allopathy in the state. Replying to a calling attention notice on the issue of demand of homeopathic doctors to practice allopathy, state Medical Education Minister Vijay Kumar Gavit said “It is not possible legally to allow medicos to practice a medicine which … Read more

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