AYUSH Ministry to enter agreement with WHO

Posted on:21 Mar 2016 09:52:57
AYUSH Ministry to enter agreement with WHO
21 March 2016 Current Affairs: To popularise AYUSH system of medicine across the world, the ministry will enter into an agreement with WHO and a partnership with United States for research in AYUSH medicines for treatment of cancer.AYUSH is a very important sector and it should be propagated worldwide.To popularise AYUSH system of medicine across the world, the AYUSH Ministry is entering into an agreement with the WHO.MoUs have already been signed with several countries for bilateral cooperation in the field of traditional medicine.Central Research Councils and National Institute in the AYUSH Systems of Medicine along with the National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB), Indian Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporations Limited (IMPCL) amongst others are showcasing their strengths in research, education and development of such products.The announcement was made by AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik. He was speaking after inaugurating the National Arogya Fair at Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute (ACDRI), PCMC, Chinchwad in Pune.The Arogya fair aims to create awareness among the people about efficiency of the AYUSH Systems, their cost effectiveness and the availability of herbs and plants used for prevention and treatment of common ailments.

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