twenty fourth National Homoeopathic Congress ‘Homeo-Vision
2016’ was inaugurated by the Minister of
State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health
and Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik at
Nagpur. The Indian Institute of Homoeopathic Physician
(IIHP), Maharashtra State Branch, Nagpur has organized
this two-day National conference to discuss the
recent advances in technology, innovative research
and quality education in Homeopathy.
the conference, Shri Shripad Naik appreciated
the contribution of Indian Institute of Homoeopathic
Physician (IIHP) to the cause of development of
Homoeopathy in India. He expressed happiness over
the fact that more than 500 Homoeopathic practitioners
and educationists from all over the country are
participating in this national conference. On
this occasion he opined that Homoeopathy is well
assimilated into the ethos of Indian heritage
and it is widely accepted by the public for many
of their health care requirements. He also informed
that 10 % of the population depends on Homeopathy
for their health care needs. While highlighting
the research field in Homeopathy he said that
several institutions are now showing keen interest
to undertake research in Homoeopathy and Central
Council of Homeopathy (CCH) and Central Council
for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) under Government
of India are encouraging Education and Research
in Homeopathy. Credibility and acceptability of
Homoeopathy will increase if scientific validation
of the principles and practice of Homeopathy is
undertaken, he stated. He also underlined the
vital role of Homeopathy in one of the strategies
envisaged under National Health Mission for providing
accessible and affordable quality health services
to the poorest households in the remotest rural
regions. Reduced Maternal Mortality Rate, Infant
Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate are some
of the noticeable outcomes of Homeopathy in NRHM
project, he informed.
also stressed upon the objective of Ministry of
AYUSH to develop the four core areas such as education,
research, drug development and health care delivery.
He appealed to all professional bodies to organize
state level and district level seminars and road
shows on World Homeopathy Day, 2016 across the
country in order to make it a mass movement and
to create awareness on the strength of Homeopathy
in all districts, talukas and villages.
mark the inauguration of 24th National Homoeopathic
Congress ‘Homeo-Vision 2016’ a special
postal stamp and souvenir was inaugurated at the
hands by AYUSH Minister. On this occasion, Dr.
M.P Arya, Professor, D.S. Homeopathy College,
Pune received ‘Prestigious Padmashree Dr.
K.G. Saxena lifetime achievement award’
from the Minister for his outstanding contribution
in the field of Homeopathy.
Virendra Kumar, Director, ISRO, Ahmedabad informed
about the facility of tele-medicine being provided
by ISRO with the help of Ministry of AYUSH to
access the far-flung areas of the country for
consulting with homeopathic medical aid. Dr. V.
K. Gupta, Dr. R.K.Manchanda, Director General,
CCRH, many delegates and practitioners, medical
students were present at the inaugural session.