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India strengthens research in traditional medicine for affordable healthcare

06 December 2022 | News

PM to dedicate three National Ayush Institutes to the nation on 11 December 2022

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Union Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal has announced that three National Ayush Institutes - All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa, National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM), Ghaziabad and National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH), Delhi will be dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on 11th December 2022. These satellite institutes will further strengthen the research, international collaborations and facilitate affordable Ayush services for larger community.

Establishment of these three National Ayush institutes in Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani will create 400 additional seats for students, who want to pursue UG, PG and Doctoral courses and also add 550 additional beds in these three streams.

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa will work to provide the highest quality facilities for UG, PG and post-doctoral streams in the aspects of education, research and patient care services through Ayurveda system of medicine. It will be developed into a wellness hub of Ayurveda promoting Medical Value Travel (MVT) and will function as a model centre for international and national collaboration for academic & research purposes.

The National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH), Delhi is first of its kind to be established in Northern India for developing the Homoeopathic system of medicine and to provide healthcare facilities; while National institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh will be a satellite centre of the existing National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bengaluru. 

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