AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday 

After much hue and cry over the NMC bill which has now been sent to the standing committee for recommendations. The doctors at AIIMS are set to discuss this bill on Monday and thereby invite all people from the medical fraternity to partake in this discussion

AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday A letter was sent out to all healthcare professionals by AIIMs, New Delhi, in regards with the controversial NMC bill. It stated that, ‘as we all know the NMC bill was referred to the standing committee under the chairmanship of Ram Gopal Yadav, on January 01, 2018 to submit a report in the budget session […]

Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committee

On Friday, a bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister JP Nadda. However, IMA opposes the bill. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee

Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committeeToday, The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will observe a nationwide strike. The doctors will not be working from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended. The IMA has informed all the members across the country. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, […]

Soon: Homoeopathy and Ayurveda medicines for diabetes?

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today

Soon: Homoeopathy and Ayurveda medicines for diabetes?Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose. Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes. The Ministry is also supporting various research institutions that focus on the use […]

Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes away

Among his lifetime achievements, he will be known for initiating Jan Kalyan Rakt Pedhi, the first private blood bank in Maharashtra

Renowned Ayurvedic expert, P Y Vaidya Khadiwale passes awayP Y Vaidya Khadiwale, a well-known Ayurvedic expert died on Thursday. He was 85 year-old. Apart from being a brilliant Ayurvedic expert, he was also a man who carried out many social works in his life. He worked with Indian Air Force for around 17 years. He retired in the year 1968. Then, he started […]

Tree appreciation walk: Citizens learn about rare Ayurveda plants and their benefits

The participants of the walk were college students, housewives, retired officials and senior citizens. The walk began at 8 am and continued for two and half hours. The visitors were delighted to see more than 61 species of plants out of which some of them were rare species

Tree appreciation walk: Citizens learn about rare Ayurveda plants and their benefitsAround 70 citizens from across Mumbai right from Andheri, Chembur to Godbunder road, gathered at 8 am on Sunday morning for the 89 the Tree Appreciation Walk It was conducted by the two veterans Dr Usha Desai who had spent three decades as the HoD of Medicine in GM Hospital and Mrs Renee Vyas, a tree expert who […]

India: Medical tourism to see a threefold rise by 2020, says Tourism Minister

A Large number of patients come from abroad for the treatment of heart and liver transplants, kidney and many more diseases in India. Enhancing value in MVT’, published in 2016 -- India is amongst the top 6 MVT (Medical Value Travel) destinations of the world which include Thailand, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Taiwan and Mexico (India ranked third in the world in 2015). Indian Medical Value Travel, pegged at 3 billion USD in 2015, can be a 9 billion USD opportunity by 2020

India: Medical tourism to see a threefold rise by 2020, says Tourism MinisterAbout 50 thousand patients are admitted every year for treatment in the state’s five-star hospitals. Late Eman Ahmed, ‘World’s Heaviest Woman,’ was undergoing treatment in Mumbai. Also, Ever since the civil war broke out in Yemen, thousands of people struggle to find accessible and trustworthy medical care in their homeland and come to seek treatment […]

Soon: Crash course to integrate ayurveda and allopathy, says AYUSH ministry

Since Modi government has come to power, a lot of emphasis has been on Ayurveda and yoga. Ayurveda is promoted as an alternative medicine. My Medical Mantra spoke to Shripad Naik, The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), about ayurvedic and allopathic doctors’ integration, government measures to take yoga-ayurveda at school level and so on

Soon: Crash course to integrate ayurveda and allopathy, says AYUSH ministryMMM: Is there are need to integrate Ayurveda and allopathy? Shripad Naik: Our focus is on the patient, may it be any medicine. We will give a medicine which is good for the patient to help him recover. Owing to which, the integration of these two branches is important. AYUSH ministry is prepared for it. […]

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)

On the occasion of National A yurveda Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) at Delhi, on Tuesday. The institute has started working to facilitate patient care, research and bridging the breach in the scientific information about quality, safety and usefulness of ayurveda products

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)PM Modi inaugurated the first ever 200-bed ayurveda hospital on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. “There is a strong need to integrate traditional and modern systems of medicines. This ayurveda hospital, which is like AIIMS, is equipped with most advanced technologies needed to treat patients,” he said. […]

‘Doctors should look at traditional medicine with modern perspective’

My Medical Mantra speaks with Dr Suresh Patankar regarding his nomination to the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), Government of India. It is a statutory body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which monitors and regulates higher education in Ayurweda, Siddha and Unani

‘Doctors should look at traditional medicine with modern perspective’Dr Suresh Patankar, a Pune-based urologist and President of Ace Multispecialty hospital, has been recently nominated to the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), Government of India. The CCIM is a statutory body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which monitors higher education in Ayurweda, Siddha and Unani. It regulates Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani. […]

TV channels warned about broadcasting fake ayurveda ads

The Ministry of AYUSH had raised concerns on the medicines being marketed as a miraculous solution to all health problems, which are offered by the self-proclaimed doctors, gurus and vaidhs in these advertisements/programmers

TV channels warned about broadcasting fake ayurveda adsIn an attempt to discourage misleading advertisements on ayurveda, homeopathy etc being telecast on television channels, the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has stepped in and issued a stern warning. The Council issued an advisory on July 12 to all TV channels to ensure strict compliance of provisions of Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable […]