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Homoeopathic treatment to be made available at District Hospital, Dimapur

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 15, 2020 6:26 pm

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Sep. 15 (EMN):
The Central Council of Research in Homoeopathy has co-located homoeopathy treatment centre in allopathic hospitals for providing treatment on various clinical conditions at various places including District Hospital, Dimapur.

The ministry of Ayush is taking several initiatives to integrate the modern and traditional systems of healthcare to facilitate a meaningful, cross-learning and collaboration between the two systems, informed Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

Three research councils of the ministry of Ayush — Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Central Council of Research in Homoeopathy and Central Council for Research in Unani Medicines — have jointly taken up a project on National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer Diabetes Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke through integration of allopathy and Ayush system on pilot-basis in different districts in collaboration with the directorate general of health services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, informed an update issued by Press Information Bureau.

Besides, the District Hospital in Dimapur, the list also include Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi; Homoeopathic Research Institute for Disabilities, Chennai; Lady Hardinge Medical College & Hospital, New Delhi; Delhi Cantonment General Hospital, New Delhi; Delhi State Cancer Hospital, New Delhi; Clinical trial Unit, at BRD Medical College and Hospital, Gorakhpur, UP; Extension Centre at Princess Durru Sevar Children and General Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana; and Civil Hospital, Aizwal, Mizoram.

Meanwhile, the ministry, under centrally-sponsored scheme of national Ayush mission, has co-located Ayush facilities at Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and District Hospitals (DHs); thus enabling choice to the patients for different systems of medicine under a single window.

The engagement of Ayush doctors, paramedics and their training are supported by the department of Health and Family Welfare, while the support for Ayush infrastructure, equipment, furniture and medicines are provided by the ministry of Ayush under shared responsibilities, it stated.

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 15, 2020 6:26:11 pm