Union Cabinet approved collaboration in Traditional Medicine

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The Union Cabinet on 17 February 2016 approved signing of a collaborative agreement between the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).The agreement will help the Ministry in leveraging the WHO’s potential in improving acceptability and branding of Ayush systems across the world. It will facilitate collaboration with third Parties for creating synergies in implementation of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023 particularly in the context of AYUSH systems.