AYUSH Ministry Entering Into Agreement With WHO For Global Positioning Of AYUSH: Shripad Naik
Pune (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the National Arogya Fair at Auto Cluster Development & Research Institute (ACDRI), PCMC, Chinchwad, Pune on March 19. The Fair has been organized by AYUSH Ministry in collaboration with the State Government of Maharashtra and Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO). The fair will continue till 22nd March, 2016.
Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. Naik said that AYUSH is a very important sector and it should be propagated worldwide. To popularize AYUSH system of medicine across the world, the AYUSH Ministry is entering into an agreement with the World Health Organization for global positioning of AYUSH, Mr. Naik disclosed. The Minister further explained that MOUs have already been signed with several countries for bilateral cooperation in the field of traditional medicine. In view of the suggestions received, the National Health Policy would be reviewed in the next 6 months to incorporate this aspect of propagation of AYUSH, the Minister explained. Mr. Naik said that India is entering into a very important partnership with the United States for research in AYUSH for treatment of cancer.
Mr. Anil Shirole ,MP; Mr. Ajit Sharan Ayush Secretary ; Mr. Shailesh Gujar from Ayurveda Vikas Parishad; Mr. A.K.Vashisth, General Manager India Trade Promotion Organization were also present at the function. Students of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga demonstrated yoga asanas at the event.