Govt authorises post-grad Ayurveda practitioners to be trained to perform surgeries
By: PTI|New Delhi |
Upgraded: November 22, 2020 3: 16: 38 pm
AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha stated the alert by the CCIM does not amount to any policy discrepancy or any new decision. (Representational Image)
The federal government has issued a notification which authorises post-graduate professionals in specified streams of Ayurveda to be trained to carry out surgeries such as excisions of benign tumours, amputation of gangrene, nasal and cataract surgical treatments.
The notification by the Central Council of Indian Medication, a statutory body under the AYUSH Ministry to manage the Indian systems of medicine, noted 39 basic surgery treatments and around 19 procedures involving the eye, ear, nose and throat by changing the Indian Medication Central Council (Post Graduate Ayurveda Education) Regulations, 2016.
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” These policies may be called the Indian Medicine Central Council (Post Graduate Ayurveda Education) Modification Regulations, 2020.
” In the Indian Medication Central Council (Post Graduate Ayurveda Education) Regulations, 2016, in regulation 10, after sub-regulation (8 ), the following sub-regulation shall be inserted, particularly– Throughout the duration of study, the PG scholar of Shalya and Shalakya shall be almost trained to familiarize with in addition to individually carry out the following activities so that after conclusion of his PG degree, he has the ability to perform the following treatments individually,” it checked out.
AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha stated the notice by the CCIM does not amount to any policy discrepancy or any new choice.
” This notification is more of the nature of an information. It improves the current guideline associating with publish graduate education in Ayurveda with respect to the specified procedures.
” Further, the notification does not open up the entire field of surgery to Ayurveda practitioners and defines a set of surgical treatments. It details that not all post-graduates of Ayurveda can perform these procedures. Just those specialised in Shalya and Shalakya are enabled to perform these surgeries,” Kotecha said.
Chairman of Board of Governors, CCIM, Vaidya Jayant Devpujari clarified that these surgeries are being carried out in Ayurveda institutes for over 20 years and the notification legalises them.
” The purpose of highlighting the alert is also to set borders by specifying the list of procedures so that professionals restrict themselves to the set of surgeries as mentioned in the policy,” Devpujari said.
According to the November 20 gazette notification the procedures listed include elimination of metallic and non-metallic foreign bodies from non-vital organs, excision of easy cyst or benign tumours (lipoma, fibroma, schwanoma etc) of non-vital organs, amputation of gangrene, distressing wound management, foreign body elimination from stomach, squint surgery, cataract surgery and functional endoscopic sinus surgical treatment.
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