AUGUST. 14: Tamil Nadu Homoeopathy Medical Council convened
an urgent Expert Meeting to discuss the pandemic swine flu.
Dr.R.Gnanasambandam President of the council Chaired the meeting
and Dr.F.A.Raja, Assistant Medical Officer, Dr.P.V.Venkataraman,
Member, DSC, CCCRH, Dr.N.R.Jayakumar and C.Soundararajan, Registrar
i/c of the council participated.
committee recommended on the basis of previous experiences of
the epidemics and the literature suggested Aconite 200 or Arsenicum
Album 200 for prevention. The drugs Arsenicum album, Bryonia
alba, Baptisia, Gelsemium can be used for curative depending
on the symptoms of an individual.
recommendations has been forwarded to the Principal Secretary,
Department of Health and The principal Secretary and Director,
Department of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Government of
Tamil Nadu and also requested to permit to treat the confirmed
cases under homoeopathic perspective.