International Ayurveda Symposium 2019

International Ayurveda Symposium 2019 organizes by Rosenberg Ayurveda Academy  was held at Birstein, Germany during 13– 15 Sep 2019. A delegation from Ministry of AYUSH l visited the Department of Neurology and Complementary Medicine at the Lutheran Hospital in EvK Hattingen.

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First International Ayush conclave of Kerala

International Ayush conclave of Kerala being organised by Department of AYUSH, Government of Kerala from Februray 15th to 18th 2019 at Kanakakkunnu, Trivandrum Kerala. National Ayush Mission (NAM) Kerala will the execution agency on behalf of Government.

This conclave is expected to help in:

  • Showcasing the growth and scientific development of AYUSH systems of medicines in Kerala
  • Increased Awareness about different public health activities in AYUSH systems of medicines
  • Improving the grass root presence of AYUSH systems in this region
  • Including AYUSH as a mainstream public health option
  • In establishing Kerala as a global hub of Health and Wellness tourism

This is one of the first conference & exhibition on AYUSH systems of medicines organised by Department of Ayush, Govt. of Kerala.

 

Note: AYUSH stands for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy) systems of Medicines

Hortus Malabaricus

(This article was published in September 2018 issue of Santwanam magazine.)

Hortus Malabaricus by Hendrik Van Rheede, the Governor of Dutch Malabar at the time, is a book published in 17th century in 12 volumes. This rare book covers more than 700 natural plants in western ghats region explaining their medicinal properties and uses. This was done with the help of many physicians of that time

It was orginally written in Latin. Later, it was translated into English and Malayalam by K S Manilal. This translation was published by University of Kerala

Classification of diseases

(This article was published in July 2018 issue of Santwanam magazine.)

International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Revision 11 was released on June 18 by World Health Organization (WHO) has published.

ICD provides a standard for reporting and monitoring diseases. This helps to compare and share data between hospitals, regions and countries.
Ministry of Ayush is developing Morbidity Codes and Standard Terminologies of Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha systems of medicine. For this purpose, Ministry of AYUSH has developed a portal named National AYUSH Morbidity and Standardized Terminologies Portal (NAMSTP).