WHO to establish centre for traditional medication in India
By: PTI|New Delhi |
November 13, 2020 1: 54: 42 pm
Modi said Ayurveda is India’s heritage whose growth involves the welfare of humanity and all Indians will enjoy to see that the country’s conventional understanding is making other countries flourishing.
The World Health Organisation revealed on Friday that it will set up an International Centre for Traditional Medication in India, with Prime Minister Narendra expressing confidence that similar to the country has actually emerged as the ‘pharmacy of the world’, the WHO organization will become the centre for international wellness.
WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement in a video message at an occasion in which Prime Minister Modi inaugurated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions in Jaipur and Jamnagar through video conferencing on the celebration of the fifth Ayurveda Day.
The Institute of Teaching and Research Study in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar (Gujarat) and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur (Rajasthan) are both premier organizations of Ayurveda in the country.
The Jamnagar institute has been gave the status of an Organization of National Value (INI) by an act of Parliament and the one at Jaipur has been designated an Organization Deemed to be University (De novo Classification) by the University Grants Commission (UGC), according to the AYUSH ministry.
” I am delighted to reveal that we have actually accepted open a WHO Global Centre for Standard Medication in India to reinforce the proof, research study, training and awareness of standard and complementary medicine,” Ghebreyesus said.
” This new centre will support WHO’s efforts to execute the WHO conventional medicine strategy 2014-2023 which aims to support countries in establishing policies and action strategies to enhance the function of standard medicine as part of their journey to universal health protection and a healthier, fairer and more secure world,” he said.
Modi stated Ayurveda is India’s heritage whose growth involves the welfare of humankind and all Indians will more than happy to see that the nation’s conventional understanding is making other countries thriving.
” It is a matter of pride for all Indians that the WHO has actually chosen India for establishing its International Centre for Standard Medicine. Now work will be carried out in this instructions from India,” Modi stated.
” I wish to thank the WHO and especially its Director General Tedros for offering this obligation to India. I am confident that much like India has actually emerged as the pharmacy of the world, in the exact same manner this centre for conventional medicine will end up being the centre for worldwide wellness,” he stated.
The Ministry of AYUSH, since 2016, has been observing” Ayurveda Day” every year on the celebration of Dhanwantari Jayanti (Dhanteras).
Thinking about the prevailing situation of COVID-19, the 5th Ayurveda Day, 2020 is being observed largely on virtual platforms at national and global levels.
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