Life size statue for Dr.Hahnemann

     KORAPUT, JUN 12: Homoeopathic Medical Association of India, Koraput District Unit Orissa organized a function for installation of life size statue of father of Homoeopathy, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann was installed in new Bus Stand premises. In this grand occasion Honorable Minister for Water Resources, Science and Technology, Orissa, Mr. Rabi Narayana Nanda was the chief Guest who unveiled the statue.

     Jeyproe Municipality Chairman Smt.Geeta Nanda was the Chairman of reception committee. Dr. J.R. Pattanayak, Secretary of Association read the annual report. Dr. Amit Roy Choudhury was special guest to the occasion. Dr. E. Panigrahi presided over the function.

     The Chief Guest honoured Er.L.N. Panigrahi, Devi Prasad Mishra, Sanjeb Kumar Tripathy, and Mr. P.K. Dash Among other Organizing Secretary Dr. K.S. Das, Senior Advocate Satyanarayan Adhikari, Social Worker Prabhudan Bhatra, Dr. Madhusudan Dash Choudhury, Dr. A. Nayak., Dr. Murthy and Dr. B. Govardhan from Visahapatnam were present. Prabhudan Bhatra proposed vote of thanks. A Scientific Session at Officer’s Club near H.M.A.I. Office followed this function. Scientist and Homoeopath Dr. Amit Roy Choudhury from Kolkata, spoke on “Thalassaemia and its Homoeopathic treatment”. He told that how his patent prepared according to H.P.I. method wonderfully manage the Thalassaemic patient. At last, after Question-Answer hour Mr. J.P. Panda gave a vote of thanks.

-Dr. Madhusudan Dash Choudhury

Magazine Exhibition at Begusarai

     BEGUSARAI, JULY 10: Indian Institute of Homoeopathic physicians organized a “Magazine Exhibition” at Meerganj. Municipal corporation secretary Sri Alok Kumar Agarwal inaugurated the exhibition. Chief guest of the function, Editor, I.T.V News Sri Ashant Bhola greeted the organization for initiating such work. Various magazines were displayed on the occasion. He was happy to see some rare magazines for the first time in Begusarai. President

     Dr. Sultan Alam M. Bihari gave a public awareness lecture on Heart disease and anemia. Sri Baidyanath Chaudhary, Dr. Shanthi Singh, Dr. D.P. Chaudhary, Dr. Suzabhi, and Dr. Alok Kumar also spoke. Chief guest Ashant Bhola released the new edition of ‘Rational physician magazine. ‘Homoeo Times’ Monthly was selected for the first place and the quarterly ‘Advent of Homeopathy’ was also selected. ‘Vital Informer’ ‘Homoeo Gagan’ ‘Mediworld’ Thansi were also awarded. Dr. Anand Prasad, secretary organized the function.

Reported by Dr. Anand.PD

Homoeopathy council praised

      LAHORE,MAY 28: Efforts made by the National Council of Homoeopathy (NCH) are strengthening the homeopathic profession in Pakistan, said Professor Dr Iftakhar Hussain Waris, former NCH scientist and principal of the Waris Shah Medical College. Dr.Waris, while quoting NCH president Nasir Ahmed Chaudhry, said that 18,000 to 20,000 homeopathic doctors had applied to renew their registrations, which would earn Rs 10 million for the council. He said that this amount would be spent on a secretariat building for the NCH.

      Waris said that the step taken by Chaudhry and the joint Health secretary to change the homeopathic examination system would remove doubts about the competence of homoeopathic doctors. He said that he had requested them to take action against unregistered homoeopathic doctors.

Courtesy Daily Times

Free Medical Camp
      T.NARASIPUR,MAY22:The Homoeopathic Medical Association of India, Karnataka State Branch in association with Gunji Narashimhaswamy Temple Trust, T.Narasipura, Mysore district had organised a one day free medical camp at the Temple premises on sunday the 22nd of May 2005 during the Narashima Jayanthi celebrations. More than 500 patients were treated in the camp. Dr.Veerabramhachary, Dr.M.R.Srivatsan, Dr.M.Prakash Kumar, Dr.G.Venkatesh G.Rao and Dr.A.S. Narayan participated in the camp.

15th Convocation - Dr.M.G.R.Medical University
State Governor Surjit Singh Barnala honouring one of the students of Dr. MGR Medical University
at the 15th convocation. N Thalavai Sundaram, Minister of Health, is also seen

      CHENNAI, JUNE 29: The Fifteenth Convocation of Dr.M.G.R. Medical University was held at the “University Centenary Auditorium” Chennai. About 9445 graduates had been awarded degrees and diplomas to the students of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and Indian systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy.

      His Excellency, the Governor of Tamilnadu Surjit Singh Barnala presided over the function and awarded degrees to the successful candidates. Thiru.N.Thalavai Sundaram, State Minister of Health, C. V. Bhirmanandham, Vice-Chancellor of Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, and S. P. Thiyagarajan, Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras, were among those present on the occasion.

      Sri. Sivathanu was conferred Honoris Causa along with Dr. M. Sarada Menon, the first women psychiatrist in Tamilnadu and Padma Bhushan awardee. Later, the toppers from various medical and paramedical courses were honoured by the Governor.
About 2,139 graduates of the university and 11 doctors were awarded in person and they included 82 gold medalists, 24 silver medalists and 55 cash awardees.

Dr.B.N.Prakash appointed ...


     BANGLORE, JULY 22: Dr.B.N.Prakash, principal, Government has been appointed as Director Indian systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy by Government of Karnataka.

Live CME

      MADURAI, JUNE 19: The Tamil Nadu Homoeopathic Association Madurai Chapter organized a CME program at Hotel North Gate. Dr.Srinivasan gave a speech on method of case taking with live presentation. Dr.Rajmohan organized this events. Dr.P.Subramanian,president proposed vote of thanks.

-Reported by Dr.J.Premkumar. Secertary.

'Standardise Medical Practice’
Uma Pillai, secretary, department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, lighting the kuthuvillakku
to inaugurate a national seminar on Indian system of medicine.Special Commissioner for ISM&H Thiru Faroqui also seen.

     CHENNAI,JULY.8.''We have a treasure trove of different medical practices and it should be preserved for posterity through standardization and by adoption of good manufacturing practices,' emphasized Uma Pillai, secretary department of Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Giving her inaugural address at the two-day seminar on standardization and Good Manufacturing Process, GMP, here yesterday, she stressed the need for the standardization of Indian System Medicine, ISM.

     According to her, 'The Golden Triangle Research Programme of AYUSH, initiated as a joint effort by the department of AYUSH and Indian Council for Medical Research (CSIR) is a significant step in the direction of evolving and validating quality drugs for international acceptance.'

     In his welcome address, Dr G S Lavekar, Director, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, upheld the points and said that, 'Despite India having an an edge over China in traditional knowledge on herbal medicines and a rich biodiversity, the share of Indian export of herbal products is meagre when compared to China, simply because there is no standardization.'

     'Proper farming and collection of herbs, proper food manufacturing practices and quality laboratory and clinical conditions will ensure a good market', he added. Thiru. M. F. Farooqui, special commissioner for Indian Research in Ayurveda and Siddha also spoke on the occasion.

Courtesy News today

Holy Chair
     This photograph of holy chair of Dr.Hahnemann was taken at Kothen, where Dr.Hahnemann lived and practiced from 1821 to 1835. Hahnemann's contributions on third, forth and fifth editions of Organon, second and third volumes of Materia Medica Pura and Theory of Chronic Disease originated from here...