Hek calls for bringing traditional healers under the organized sector

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Nov 05: Meghala’s Minister in charge of Health & Family Welfare, AL Hek has stressed the need to bring the state’s traditional healers under the organized sector.
Hek had made this statement while speaking at an event organized by the Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Meghalaya at Asian Confluence, Laitumkhrah, Shillong to mark the 3rd National Ayurveda Day 2018 on the theme: ‘Ayurveda for Public Health’.

In his inaugural address, Hek informed the gathering on the importance and benefits of ayurveda in our day to day life.
The programme was followed by a series of sessions wherein topics namely “Quality Council of India” support to Traditional Healers, “Ayurvedic approaches to cure human disease”,  “Potential of herbs in the management of type 2 diabetes Mellitus” and “Ayurveda for public health & Preventive approaches” were presented by Dr. Debjani Roy, Advisor, Quality Council of India, Dr. B.P. Sarma, Prof. & HOD of Kayachikitsa, Government Ayurvedic College, Guwahati and Dr. Shantanu Kr. Sanjay, Medical Officer (AYUR), under Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam respectively.


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