AYUSH Ministry is taking various initiatives in the promotion and integration of the Indian AYUSH system with modern systems for increasing their acceptability as a scientific and reliable alternative system of medicine. The main attractions of this kind of initiative are as follows: –
Under the centrally sponsored scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM), the AYUSH Ministry co-facilitates AYUSH facilities in Primary Health Centers (PHCs), Community Health Centers (CHCs) and District Hospitals (DHS), thus giving patients various systems Enables the option for. Medicine.
AYUSH Ministry is implementing NPCDs (National Program for the Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases) for non-communicable diseases or lifestyle related disorders for health promotion, prevention and management with the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In its three research organizations, namely, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) and Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) districts namely Bhilwara (Rajasthan), Surendranagar (Gujarat) Gaya (Bihar), Darjeeling (West Bengal), Krishna (Andhra Pradesh), Sambalpur (Odisha), Nasik (Maharashtra) and Lakhimpur Kheri (UP).
It has been decided that Up to 10% sub-centres under the Ayushman India have to be upgraded as Health and Welfare Centers (HWC), which will be developed by the Ministry of AYUSH to provide comprehensive health care to the needy community. The AYUSH Ministry has to develop a total number of 12,500 HWC in 3 years, out of which 4200 will be operational from the current year.
CCRH has developed a public health program on Healthy Homeopathy for Healthy Child, which has been integrated with the National Child Health Work Area (RBSK).
Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) conducts special OPD for non-communicable diseases and geriatric population. Many of the patients are on traditional treatment and with the help of proven intervention, the level of HbA1c in diabetic patients has decreased considerably and the quality of patients life has improved. Nilavembu Kudinar has been included in an integrated medical strategy for a proven poly-herbal formulation for the prevention and management of dengue and chikungunya.
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH has established 19 preventive health care units of Yoga in CGHS Welfare Centers in Delhi and NCR region. Regular yoga training programs are being organized in these units. MDNIY has established 4 Yoga Therapy Centers in Delhi, with the basic aim of bringing yoga in the mainstream in the existing health care system. These centres are providing yoga counselling and therapy to the practitioners/patients in hospitals.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of AYUSH Shri Shripad Yasso Naik in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.