A peek into the vistas of homeopathy

Published: 22nd July 2013 12:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2013 12:16 PM   |  A+A-

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With the aim of sharing knowledge and best practices, around 200 homeopathy practitioners across the country came together at a conclave ‘Vistas of Homeopathy’ here on Sunday.

Speaking at the inauguration of the conclave organised by the Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, TN, and Dr Koppikar’s Foundation for Homeopathy, Dr Santhosh Babu, Commissioner of the Directorate, highlighted the various measures taken by the State Government to reach larger section of people. 

He elaborated on the funds allotted for each plan, including the one for the Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, for setting up a research facility for different systems of medicine and lifestyle clinics, to upgrade six medical colleges in the State, modernisation of Tampcol and more.

“For the first time, the State Government has announced over Rs 52 crore for Indian medicine and homeopathy. Lots of issues are discussed in this year’s budget,” said the Commissioner,  adding how the introduction of 2D bar code system and usage of IT could curb quack menace.

Dr J Radhakrishnan, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu reiterated the importance of knowledge sharing and urged the students and practitioners present at the event to take advantage of the seminars. P Murari, Advisor, FICCI recalled his own experience about how homeopathy cured him in four days of an intractable problem for which doctors had suggested surgery. “I was initially skeptical about the benefits and treatment of homeopathy. It strikes at the root of the disease and cures. But we have to ensure quacks do not enter,” he said and added that many people in the US were opting for alternate medical systems.

Dr R K Manchanda, Director general, Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, Department of Ayush, New Delhi, Dr Jayesh V Sanghvi, Director — Dr Sanghvi’s Nature Clinic and Dr P V Venkatraman, Managining Trusteee, KFH were also present at the function.

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