The Coimbatore civic body is planning to set up an Ayurvedic treatment centre along with Panchkarma treatment facility in its limits. It is expected to be the first ever Ayurveda centre to be operated and managed by any municipal corporation
Vaidyamadham Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri, legendary practitioner and exponent of Kerala’s Ayurvedic healing tradition, passed away at a private hospital in October. In the much-revered Vaidyamadham family of traditional physicians in Palakkad district, C N Namboodiri had unique skills in diagnosis
In a positive development, city-based Ayurvedic doctor Amar Dwivedi has been chosen for the International Aryrbhatta Award by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA). AAPNA is one of the pioneer organisations of registered Ayurvedic specialists based in
Victor Hospitals & Medical Services Ltd, a unit of the Alcon Victor Group, launches its latest venture “Goa Ayurvedic Hospital” at Margao in south Goa. The Alcon Victor Group is into tourism, medical tourism and in the real estate business.
An institute dedicated to documenting traditional beauty therapies and Ayurveda-based systems of healing and fitness was opened in October. It will also teach courses in Ayurveda, yoga and homeopathy. The Indian Institute of Spa Management and Research (IISRM) will be
VC Circle Healthcare Awards 2013, along with VC Circle Healthcare Investment Summit 2013, which was held in Mumbai, shaped into a grand event, bringing together more than 350 CEOs representing India’s top and emerging healthcare companies as well as institutional
One of the capital city’s most known landmarks, the Government Ayurveda College, Trivandrum, celebrated its 125th anniversary. An expert committee would be set up to prepare a project report on making the college a centre of excellence. Established by the
Ayurveda Doctors’ Association-Nepal (ADAN) organized an awareness session on Ayurvedic medicine at Shivayog Kendra, Gaushala. Around 40 people participated in the programme, which was part of a weeklong celebration to mark the birth anniversary of Dhanwantari, father of Ayurveda, and
The Kerala state government will set up a separate AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy). AYUSH has been envisaged as part of a Central policy. Absence of an independent AYUSH department was costing the state Central funds.
Thousands of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani drug manufacturers in the country have now to change their decades old brand names as the Ayush department has banned the use of any prefix or suffix with the name of all licensed Ayurveda,