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Dec 2015|Volume 12|Issue 12
Dec 2015|Vol 12|Issue 12

International Homoeopathic Conference of AHML

          NOIDA.OCT.7: The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health and Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the Dr. D. P. Rastogi Central Research Institute for Homeopathy in Noida. The institute has been set up for overall promotion and development of Homeopathic System of Medicine and carrying out advanced research on scientific lines in homeopathy. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Shripad Naik said that the alternative systems of medicine like homeopathy have now come into focus and the government is making all efforts to provide high quality AYUSH facilities available to the people. This Institute has facilities of a high order including facilities for all types of investigations, X-Ray, Ultrasound, blood tests, ophthalmology, ENT, physiotherapy, etc, the Minister lauded. It is commendable that the Institute has a 50 bedded IPD and caters to need to nearly 600 OPD patients per day, he said.
          The AYUSH Ministry has tried to take forward the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by initiating a Swasthya Raksha Programme to protect and promote health for preventing, identifying and treating the diseases related to poor hygiene and sanitation, the Minister disclosed. This institute has also adopted 5 villages and thousands of people have already benefited under the program. To promote this institute as one of the premier research institutions of Homeopathy, two state of the art laboratories are being established for undertaking basic research in Homeopathy. With this, the Institute will become an asset for the entire Northern Region of the country in providing health care services to the people and advanced research, the Minister added.
Speaking on the occasion, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Shri. A. K. Ganeriwala said that the popularity of Homeopathy system of medicine is increasing very rapidly. There are 190 medical colleges of Homeopathy and thousands of students are passing out every year from these colleges. At present, there are 2.5 lakh registered practitioners of Homeopathy in the country, Mr. Ganeriwala added. The President, CCH, Dr. Ramjee Singh said that Dr. Rastogi was an outstanding name in the field of homeopathy and it’s a matter of proud that the Institute is named after him, he said. Dr. R. K. Manchanda, Director General, CCRH said that the state of art laboratories to be set up will take the Homeopathy system of treatment in India to new heights.
          Shri Shripad Naik released two publications prepared by the Council of Homeopathy a Booklet on “Guidelines for Homeopathic Practitioner for clinical management of Dengue fever” and a Booklet on “Dant nikalne ke dauraan homeopathy ke saath swashyavardhan for ASHAs and Anganwadi Workers ‘Homoeopathy for Healthy Child Programme: Ministry of AYUSH’. He also released IEC Material including a poster and a pamphlet on “Swasthya Rakshan Karyakram” of Ministry of AYUSH. The AYUSH Minister planted a sapling in the premises of Institute. Mrs. Vimla Batham, MLA, Noida; Padamshree Dr. V. K. Gupta, Dr. N. Radha, Advisor(H), Ministry of AYUSH; experts from the field of Homoeopathy; Doctors of the Institute and official of the Ministry of AYUSH were present on the occasion.