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Utilise Ayush graduates in Public Health Care System of India

drsDiscrepancy in Induction of Ayurveda (BAMS) and Homoeopathy (BHMS) Graduates in Public Health Care System of India regarding.

We want to bring into your notice the serious issues regarding the grievances faced by the BHMS and BAMS doctors in India. We are institutionally qualified medical graduates whose course and curriculum maintained/managed by Central Council of Indian Medicine and Central Council of Homoeopathy.

According to Eleventh five-year plan document, India is facing the problem of inadequate health infrastructure and deficiency of human health resources. The Census (2001) estimated 2,168,223 health workers in India by 2005, which translate into a density of approximately 20 health workers per 10,000 populations. Current scenario of India shows extreme deficiency of public health workforce (approx. 20%).  Meanwhile, it is estimated that there will be a huge increase in need of public health professionals day by day. This would require human resources from diverse disciplines, fields and backgrounds. This lacuna can be linked with; either the lack of professional expertise in personnel’s employed in this sphere or with the shortage of manpower which mainly arises due to migration. Nevertheless, what lacks is the number of public health professionals which is hampering the goal of Health for all.

Thus, it is important to find out how effectively the already existing workforce of the rich heritage of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy can be utilized for tackling the public health challenges as this has been successfully achieved in the case of China where local medicine practitioners have been successfully integrated into the mainstream.

In India, we are very fortunate to have a wide array of knowledge systems related to health. While modern medical science and technology have gained dominance, practices generated outside its field of knowledge, both old and new, continue to co-exist. Both health care providers and the general people often resort to a combination of two or more systems. In recent years, the frontiers of modern medical research have verified the significance of traditional practices for strengthening health care and several developed countries are incorporating them into their health systems as well. Mainstreaming of AYUSH is much more than merely placing AYUSH service providers at the PHCs and CHCs. The organization, training and practices of each form of health knowledge tend to change and become specific to the regional context as a result of the live presence of other forms.

NRHM advocates placement of Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic doctors in the rural and remote CHCs and PHCs where the Allopathic doctors are not working due to unwillingness and shortage. In reality only few states like Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and J&K etc. are following this strategy but majority of the states are not yet.

No doubt, Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic graduates with a fairly large proportion in our country will also play a significant role in tackling the public health challenges.However, what is lacking is the willingness of concerned authorities to do so, making the situation more pathetic. Health sector trends also suggest that no single system of health care has the capacity to solve all of society’s health needs. India can be a world leader in the era of integrative medicine because it has strong foundations in Western biomedical sciences and an immensely rich and mature indigenous medical heritage of its own. Therefore, there is a great need to explore the potential of Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic system including human resource to tackle public health problems.

Entitlement for PNDT, MTP, Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology.
For what reasons ISM and Homoeopathy doctors were kept out of ambit of said PNDT and MTP Acts are not known. ISM qualifications are not considered in the eligibility criteria of these acts which seems indifferent and unjust while as per UG and PG curriculum and syllabus radiology and imaging sciences, obs and gyne all are taught in theory and practical vastly. Consequently, ISMH doctors are debarred from performing and using ultrasonography technology and gyne practice by law.

Similarly, position of ISM&H doctors in connection with Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology is the same. Thus, their competency has been challenged and their fundamental right to perform medical art is wrested. Therefore, they seek your intervention for being important in the larger interest.

Admissions and Placements of AYUSH graduates in Health Administration and Public Health (courses and jobs) in Modern Health Institutes and Universities.

The field of higher studies for ISM graduates should be extended in view of better carrier opportunities. At least allied health sector should be opened for admission to placements in higher studies. Health Administration and Public Health is such a subject which does not need any clinical expertise and legal want; doors should be open for admission in Health & Science Universities, PGIMS and AIIMS. Likewise for higher studies Ayush graduates should be allowed for admission into PG and PhD courses in public health, bio-sciences, agriculture, drug research, herbal research, botany, veterinary medicine, animal husbandry and bio-tech fields.

We request you to please order all concerned to look into the matter, so that our AYUSH Graduates do not feel neglected and our public health system is not devoid of the talent we are having.


India to promote medical tourism with Homoeopathy

doctors1India forms National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to promote medical tourism

The government of India recently formed the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to provide dedicated institutional framework to promote medical tourism and the Indian system of medicine covered by Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH).

The board shall work as an umbrella organization that governs medical tourism and tackle issues relating to regulations, monitoring, marketing and promotion.

The foreign tourists who visited India for medical purpose in 2014 reached 184,298.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Tourism reported that in March 2016, the number of foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) reached 8.17 lakh (817,000), a 12.1 percent growth over the same period last year.

Bangladesh accounts for the highest share of tourist arrivals at (14.07 percent), followed by the UK (13.16 percent) and the US (11.84 percent). Germany (3.74 percent), Canada (3.57 percent), Sri Lanka (3.48 percent), Malaysia (3.45 percent), Russian Federation (3.19 percent),  China (2.92 percent), France (2.92 percent), Australia (2.83 percent), Japan (2.43 percent), Nepal (1.72 percent), Singapore (1.67 percent) and Thailand (1.60 percent) rounded up the top 10.

India introduced the e-Tourist Visa in 2014. It is now available for nationals of 150 countries. In 2015, a total of 445,300 tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 39,046 in 2014, registering a growth of 1040.4 percent.


40000 children enrolled in Homoeopathy for Healthy Child in Odisha

child1Homoeopathy for Healthy Child being implemented in 10 Blocks of 6 Districts in Odisha

Under the direction of Ministry of AYUSH, Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy(CCRH) has developed a program on Homoeopathy for Healthy Child.

The program has 2 components namely, ‘Homoeopathy for teething complaints in children’ and ‘Integration of Homoeopathy with Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)’. The component on ‘Homoeopathy for teething complaints in children’ focuses on children in the age group of 6 months to 3 years and aims at promotion of healthy teething by using bio-chemic medicines.

Teething associated problems such as diarrhea, fever, loss of appetite, irritability etc. are treated with homeopathic medicines. The component on ‘Integration of Homoeopathy with RBSK’ focuses on children in the age group of 0 to 18 years and aims at screening, early detection and early intervention of defects, delays, deficiencies and diseases identified under RBSK.

The homoeopathy doctors in the identified districts have also been sensitized about the program being conducted and how ANM & ASHA have been trained on the use of medicine kits. They have been requested to coordinate with the ANM & ASHAs in the respective PHCs so that children suffering from dentition related complaints or other complaints can be referred to the homoeopathy doctors as and when required.

All these programs were conducted in coordination with the district and block level authorities. Experts from homoeopathy, pediatrics and dentistry or community medicine were the resource persons in these programs.

More than 40,000 children have been enrolled whose records are being maintained by the ASHAs. Children with minor episodes of diarrhea have been given homoeopathic medicines in consultation with the homoeopathic physicians. No adverse effects of the medicines have been reported so far.

The nodal officers of the program have been trained on undertaking screening of children for 4 Ds (defects, developmental delays, deficiencies and diseases) as outlined under the RBSK. The development of block level micro plans for implementation of activities on Integration of homoeopathy with RBSK is in progress. ‘Child Friendly Clinics’ are being established at identified centres.


50 bed AYUSH Hospital in Government Wenlock Hospital Karnataka

wenlockMinister for Health and Family Welfare U.T. Khader said that the State government has given administrative approval for building a 50-bed AYUSH Hospital on the premises of the Government Wenlock Hospital in the city.

Addressing presspersons here, Mr. Khader said that the hospital would have blocks for Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy and Yoga.

A temporary outpatient unit would be opened for Ayush branches inside the old building of the hospital on May 12, he said.

The hospital would be built at an estimated cost of Rs. nine crore with 60 per cent funding from the Union government under the National Urban Health Mission. “The department has already identified 50 cents of land for the construction of Ayush block in the campus,” he said.

“The proposed new block in Wenlock Hospital will be the first integrated Ayush hospital in the State. We also have plans to open Ayush Wellness Centre with Panchakarma facilities in the Ayush hospital. The wellness centre will be opened either directly by the government or through a public private partnership mode,” he said.

While the government has already sanctioned 58 posts for the proposed Ayush hospital, provisions will be made to hire the services of private doctors too, he said.


“CBI failed to prove the allegations against Bakshi and Ramjee Singh” HC

Delhi-High-Court-min1Delhi court has acquitted president and vice-president of the Central Homoeopathic Council (CCH) and others in a case of granting recognition to homoeopathic colleges and permitting them to increase seats in graduate and post-graduate courses across the country against the norms for a consideration between 2000 and 2005.

Special Judge for CBI cases Ramesh Kumar acquitted president S.P.S. Bakshi and vice-president Ramjee Singh, saying that the evidence led by the CBI against the accused persons was not reliable.

“The evidence in the present case by Paramjeet Singh Ranu (a practicing homoeopathic doctor and the complainant in the case) is of dubious character due to political rivalry between him and Dr. Bakshi and Dr. Singh. He had contested the elections against both these persons and lost by a huge margin. Paramjeet Singh Ranu is an interested witness and is not inspiring the confidence of the court,” the Judge said acquitting the accused.

“Similarly, evidence by S.P. Anand is also not fully supporting the case of CBI. He has improved on certain material aspects while deposing before the court. He is not supported by any of the documentary evidence regarding his deposition before the court.

“Thus, his evidence is uncorroborated from any corner. It is clear from the record file that CBI has miserably failed to prove the allegations against the accused persons for the offences under Section 120-B of IPC read Sections 7 and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act,” the Judge further said.

It was alleged that accused Dr. Bakshi asked S.P. Anand, Secretary of Hosiharpur Medical College, to purchase medicine of Rs. 5 lakh from his company Messrs Bakson Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd for granting recognition to the college, but he refused to purchase the medicine.

Mr. Bakshi did not grant recognition to his hospital and college, the CBI alleged. “In the case in hand, none of the accused persons was getting any remuneration except travel and daily allowances. Further, they were giving honorary services to the CCH. Thus, they were functioning for the cause of CCH in the field of homoeopathy,’’ the court further observed.


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MBBS doctors not willing 700 ayush doctors appointed in Madhya Pradesh in PHCs

mansoor (1243)The Health Department is understood to have completed all formalities in case of appointments of about 700 AYUSH doctors at the rural health centres. Most probably, the appointments will be made next month.

According to information, when the MBBS and Post Graduate doctors avoid going to the rural health centres to serve and with retirement of the regular Government doctors, several posts of doctors were lying vacant, the State Government had decided to appoint the AYUSH doctors at rural health centres.

After announcement of the Chief Minister, the proposal was also approved in the Cabinet meeting. Since then, the jobless AYUSH doctors have been awaiting their appointments. The AYUSH doctors had expressed their wish to work at the rural health centres and then, the Government had decided to post them at rural health centres.

They will be appointed and directly posted at the rural health centres in May as, at this time, when there is scorching heat, the health centres will be in crying need of doctors. The training will be imparted later. In rural health centres of the State, specially at the primary health centres, sub health centres, Arogya Kendra and even at some Community Health Centres, there is no MBBS doctor. All these health centres depend upon the Auxiliary Nursing Midwife (ANM), health workers and at some places, the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs).

Rural people suffer for medical treatment and are forced to approach quacks, private hospitals or nursing homes to save their lives. When contacted, Suraj Damor, Secretary, Health said the file related to appointment of AYUSH doctors needs approval of Health Minister. As soon as the Minister’s approval is received, the appointment orders will be issued, maybe, in a month. No training to AYUSH doctors after appointment this time, she said.


Antibiotics that increase heart attack risk-study

medicinesMany antibiotics may increase the risk of heart attack in people with underlying heart disease such as arrhythmias, structural changes to the heart, or heart damage from a previous heart attack.

A research published in the New England Journal of Medicine studied more than a million cases of antibiotic-treated patients in 2012, and discovered that patients taking azithromycin for five days were three times more likely to suffer a fatal cardiovascular event, compared with patients who took no antibiotics. Azithromycin also appeared to cause irregular heartbeats in some patients. Similarly, erythromycin and clarithromycin were found to be linked to an increased risk of sudden cardiac death.

Another study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology analyzed 33 studies involving more than 20 million patients between 1966 and 2015. Researchers compared patients treated with macrolides to similar patients treated with other antibiotics or patients who did not receive antibiotic therapy. This time researchers examined each macrolide separately: azithromycin, clarithromycin and erythromycin. In this analysis, researchers found that each antibiotic was linked to an increased risk of sudden cardiac death or ventricular tachyarrhythmia.

On March 3, 2013, the FDA made a follow-up announcement with a warning to the public that azithromycin can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart, which may lead to a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm.

Source : IMA News


A Research Centre for AYUSH at Mauritius

mauritius-visaAt the closing ceremony of the International (Regional) Conference on AYUSH at the State House in Réduit, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, announced the setting up, in Mauritius, of a research centre on AYUSH being used in countries from the region and beyond.

According to the Minister, the concept of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) and its interventions should be explored, in particular for the treatment of diabetes as well as an aid against drug addiction in Mauritius. The Minister added that in order to get the support from other Cabinet Ministers and the consent of the nation for the development of AYUSH and its integration into the national health care system, it is necessary to focus on the assurance of its safety, efficacy and predictability.

The two-day International (Regional) Conference on AYUSH kicked off on 13 April at the State House in Réduit with the participation of some 150 experts in each of the component fields of AYUSH, from both India and Mauritius. The event was organised by the High Commission of India, in collaboration with the Office of the President of the Republic of Mauritius, the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, and the Ministry of Health and Quality and Life, Government of Mauritius.

Plenary sessions and panel discussions during the two days focused on each of the AYUSH systems: Ayurveda and Naturopathy, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy, which are traditional non-allopathic health and well-being systems. Participants also reflected on the development of a holistic and scientific approach to integrating the traditional systems of medicine into modern lifestyle and healthcare.


Himachal to start homoeopathic OPDs in Ayurveda Hospitals

homeo3Himachal Pradesh plans to start homoeopathic out patient departments (OPDs) in the ayurvedic hospitals in major towns, state Ayurveda Minister Karan Singh said on Monday.

Special clinics for senior citizens would also be started in all the 12 districts with focus on diabetes, hypertension, joint diseases and prostatic health, he said at the International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day organised at Vigyan Bhavan here.

The minister said homoeopathic medical officers would be involved in public health initiatives and treatment camps in schools and ‘anganwadis’ or government-run childcare and mothercare centres.

‘Co-operate Bangladesh to develop research in Homeopathy’

NEW DELHI, April 09: Health and family welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim asked the world leaders to cooperate Bangladesh to developed research in Homeopathy.

The minister made the call while he was addressing a two-day, “International convention on the World Homoeopathy Day’ in New Delhi on Saturday.

Mohammed Nasim, said Bangladesh want to develop research in Homeopathy, and in need of international co-operation.


Tap Homoeopathy for prevention of various epidemic diseases: Shripad Yesso Naik

patients1On the World Homoeopathy Day, April 9, Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State for AYUSH, urged the medical practitioners to tap Homoeopathy for prevention of various epidemic diseases. He was speaking at the inaugural session of Homoeopathic International Convention being hosted by India.

The event is being organized to commemorate the 261st birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, who was a great scholar, linguist and acclaimed scientist. The theme of the convention is ‘Integrating Homoeopathy in Healthcare’.

He informed the participants that India had been a major contributor in Homoeopathy research in the last few decades and the work of Indian Homoeopathy researchers was often cited by many international researchers.

The potential of homoeopathy remains largely unexplored – Minister Shripad Naik

The potential of homoeopathy remains largely unexplored even though it is practised in more than 80 countries, Ayush Minister Shripad Naik said today on the occasion of World Homeopathy Day.

Inaugurating an international convention on Homoeopathy at Vigyan Bhawan here, Naik said, “The potential of homoeopathy remains largely unexplored and, therefore, under-utilized in public health. This, despite the fact that homoeopathy is practised in more than 80 countries of the world.”

The two-day convention was organised to deliberate on different scenarios of homoeopathy in India and other countries, including developing strategies for formulating national policies, high-quality medical education, evidence based clinical practice and to promote appropriate integration of homoeopathy with the health care system.

“I am hopeful that this convention will lead to healthy discussions and the recommendations will pave way for focused development of harmonization in education, clinical care, research and drug development practices and processes in the world,” he said.

Noting that India has made significant progress in developing homoeopathy, Naik said the country is a major contributor to its research.

“The work of Indian homoeopathy researchers is often cited by many international researchers and these works range from basic research studies on in-vitro and in-vivo models of cell lines, quantum physics, nanoscience to clinical research in diseases like diabetes, mellitus, hypothyroidism, tuberculosis and urolithiasis,” he said.

The event is being organised to commemorate the 261st birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, who was also a great scholar, linguist and acclaimed scientist.

Representatives from several countries, including Brazil, Russia, South Africa, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Austria, Armenia, Canada, Israel, Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, France, UAE, Cuba, Nepal, Turkey, Argentina, Slovenia, Pakistan, Ghana and Kenya, are participating in the convention.

Health Ministers of Bangladesh and Nepal and those of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka are also taking part.


A study reveals Indian allopathic Medical Education is Broken

steth2India’s allopathic medical education system is fraudulent and unprofessional, says a damning new report based on four months of investigation across the country.

A news agency said that the ramifications of its investigation are global, noting,”India is the world’s largest exporter of doctors, with about 47,000 currently practising in the United States and about 25,000 in the United Kingdom.” Fraudulent activity in Medical Entrance and accreditation In its assessment the agency used government documents, court filings, and interviews that documented widespread fraud and cheating in medical training.

The investigation found that a sixth of the country’s 398 medical schools have been accused of cheating or other transgressions such as rigging entrance exams or accepting bribes to admit students. Accreditation of schools and regulatory inspections were found to be corrupt, involving the recruitment of fake doctors to elude inspectors and paying or exploiting local villagers to pose as patients. In some cases professors, lectures, clinical training, and basic sanitation were missing from medical schools, the report noted.

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CCH Second Schedule curtailing the prospects of new generation homoeopaths

weepingCCH Second Schedule curtailing the prospects of new generation homoeopaths

Dr Mansoor Ali

The sad but exasperated story of homoeopathy degree and PG holders in many states of our country – because of the unnecessary delay in the inclusion of courses in the second schedule of the Homoeopathy Central Council Act 1973.

Because of this ‘unjustifiable’ delay in the hi-tech era, many degree and PG holders lost their job, placement and higher education options for a long time.

As per the procedure, concerned college should submit the details to the University intermediately after the the declaration of result , the University should send all the details including the question papers, name of the candidates, date of beginning and completion of their course etc. to the CCH. The CCH then examine all the details, will communicate to the concerned University for the remaining details if any, after that CCH will forward the same to Central Government, they will examine it and issue Gazette notification.

Time period : 2 months to 2 year depending on the completeness of submitted documents and response from Universities.

Here is a true story of a homoeopathy postgraduate who lost his job one after another.
“This is my painful duty to inform you all that Fr Muller Homoeopathy Medical College has started P.G. courses in Practice of Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry & Homoeopathic Pharmacy from the academic year 2007-08. At present all these courses are being conducted regularly at Fr Muller Homoeopathic Medical College, Mangalore. The first batch has completed the course in 2010.

It’s been 9 big years and 7 batches passed out the college till date but all these 4 courses has not been notified in the II schedule of HCC Act 1973.

Everyone might know that according to the CCH Rule (II schedule of HCC Act 1973) any medical qualification either BHMS or MD (Hom) granted by any University, Board or other medical institution in India which are not included in the second schedule will be considered as “NOT RECOGNISED”. Also without having this you may not get your registration done in the Central register of CCH. Also according to the MSE Regulation 08.03.2013 the essential educational qualification for Lecturer in any institute is PG degree, the one included in second schedule of HCC Act 1973.

Even after knowing all these technicalities neither the college nor the RGUHS University has taken any steps so as to get these 4 courses included in the second schedule of HCC Act 1973 and get recognition. Finally, we all students became the ultimate victims of their negligence.

I was the one among the majority who believes that FMHMC is probably the best institute in the field of Homoeopathy. Keeping all in the mind with lots of dreams after scoring 72% and Willmar Schwabe’s Merit award in BHMS, out of the way from North India I went to FMHMC for perusing MD course. There I saw that among all 7 streams PM, Paedia, Psychiatry, & Pharmacy (all clinical branches) were most demanding and college is charging more tuition Fee in this regard.

After my formal interview, I was told to take any of the branches. I chose Homoeopathic Pharmacy. In 2013 I successfully completed my MD (Hom) with First class scoring 71% marks.

Later I joined as Assistant Professor at CHMC Uttarakhand. Last year in July 2015 when I was selected for RA post in CCRH, I was told that while scrutiny my academic records, they have found that my MD degree in not recognised and it is not included in the second schedule of HCC Act 1973. I was told to produce any supportive documentary evidence in this regard so I could save my job.

I was shocked and surprised. I checked then official website of CCH, there I found that only 3 branches of PG (Mat medica, Organon & Repertory) in FMHMC are included in second schedule and recognised since 1999 onwards (Kindly refer CCH website – II schedule of HCC Act 1973 – Karnataka). Due to this, I lost my RA job. Later on after knowing all this & according to the MSE Regulation 08.03.2013 I was told that as my MD degree is not recognised yet, I am not illegible for Lecturer post too.

In the meantime, CCRH had called for 32 RO permanent posts. I applied and got my application rejected again.

And now NHMC, New Delhi has called for 24 Lecturer posts, they are also looking for the same qualification.

I don’t know how to say this to you all but I might as well now as I have nothing to lose. I have already lost many things. All that money and 3 precious years of my life are wasted. I am broken inside. These days I see no light, no hope, and no confidence. Whatever talent whatever ambition all these consistent rejections took it all away.

One after another I am losing jobs seems everything is vain and my career is ruined. That was me who took this decision for doing MD from FMHMC. More than me my parents are worried about my future. Hereafter we would never suggest anyone to go to FMHMC”.
This is true in the case of Homeopathic Pharmacy and Practice of Medicine students of University of Calicut and University of Kerala. They completed their PG course in 2006, their course included in second schedule of HCC Act 1973 in 2016 only.

Who is the culprits in this case?
We are requesting a Department of Ayush inquiry in this matter.

Let us hope, FMHMC,Department of AYUSH, our apex body CCH and Universities will realise the magnitude of this problem and act promptly, for supporting the new generation homoeopaths.

This type of highly irresponsible attitude never expected from institutions, universities and authorities.

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Telangana tie-up with Mauritius government for Ayush development

plantHyderabad: Close on the heels of unveiling new IT Policy in April first week, KT Rama Rao, Telangana Information Technology Minister will go on a foreign expedition to Mauritius and London on April 13, 14 and 18 respectively.

According to the sources, KTR, along with a team of officials, will attend a two-day AYUSH convention in  Mauritius.  He is expected to finalise a deal with the Mauritius government to promote Ayurveda, Homeo, Naturopathy and Unani education practices in Mauritius.

The State government will help introduce AYUSH courses in colleges and hospitals there.

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Ayush health Policy 2016 by Government of Kerala

ayush policyThe Kerala AYUSH Health Policy 2016 aims to position Kerala as a visible global brand in AYUSH and establish AYUSH system of medicines as preferred choice of treatment in primary health care. Strategic framework and thrust areas have been identified with a view of meeting the objectives of the policy.

The policy lays emphasis on improving the AYUSH services by upgrading and developing the infrastructure facilities such as hospitals, specialty hospitals and dispensaries. It also stresses on strengthening the existing public health care programmes and exploring the possibility of starting new programmes based on the strength of each systems of AYUSH.

The policy has covered the framework for improving the AYUSH education by setting up of medical colleges and research institute. It also lays emphasis on improving the cultivation of medicinal plants and uninterrupted supply of quality raw materials and medicines.

The policy has covered on the provisions of necessary financial assistance for setting up of AYUSH infrastructure facilities. Necessary steps were identified to strengthen the institutional capacity and enforcement mechanism in AYUSH system.

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Draft National Policy on AYUSH – 2016- Give your suggestions

ayush ministry 1Draft National Policy on AYUSH – 2016- Give your suggestions

Ministry of AYUSH is in the process of drafting a new National Policy on AYUSH – 2016, as the earlier ‘National Policy on Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy’ was framed way back in 2002 and a number of new developments, viz, the launching of National AYUSH Mission, bringing out MSR on Ayurveda, amendments in various Acts concerning AYUSH, enhancing quality of education through Regulatory Bodies, provision of infrastructural facilities for drug industry to ensure safety and efficacy of AYUSH drugs, the organization of World Ayurveda Congress in November 2014, the historic celebration of the first International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2015, and global exposure to AYUSH have taken place since then.

There is renewed and focused thrust on the development of AYUSH systems and their integration in the healthcare delivery system of the country, as has been emphasized on many occasions by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi.

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Ayurveda, homeopathy doctors seek parity with allopaths

strikeBhubaneswar: Ayurvedic and homeopathic doctors in the state are on war path demanding equal status with allopathic doctors.

They also alleged that they have been deprived of basic infrastructure facilities and service benefits unlike their counterparts in other states and threatened to stage protest if government does not fulfil their demands by March 19.A

yurveda and homeopathy have been widely accepted these days as the Centre and most states are promoting the age-old systems of medicine. “But surprisingly state government is neglecting these systems,” said president of All Odisha Government Homeopathy Service Association Radhanath Praharaj.

The doctors have demanded class-1 officer status for all ayurvedic and homeopathic doctors working in the state, cadre restructuring, special incentives for doctors working in interior areas, formation of a separate AYUSH department and regularization of jobs of contractual doctors.Besides, they have urged the state government to improve infrastructure in ayurvedic and homeopathy dispensaries and hospitals.

They alleged that despite having equivalent qualification and same volume of course like in the case of allopathic doctors they have been getting very less salary and incentives from the state government.



Proposal for setting up of 14 new AYUSH hospitals approved by Government India

patients6NEW DELHI: Proposals for setting up fourteen 50-bedded integrated AYUSH hospitals in nine states under the National AYUSH Mission has been approved, Rajya Sabha was told today.

“The government has approved proposals for setting up fourteen 50-bedded integrated AYUSH hospitals in nine states under the National AYUSH Mission (NAM) during 2014-15 and 2015-16.

“For setting up these hospitals, a total amount of Rs 330 lakh was approved during 2014-15 and Rs 2014.56 lakh has been approved”. Minister for Ayush Shri.Shripad Naik


Govt of India expert committee banned 500 allopathic medicines

medicineAfter cough syrups, 500 more drugs, including antibiotics and anti-diabetic drugs, banned in India

NEW DELHI: After last week’s ban on 344 medicines, as many as 500 more drugs – including antibiotics and anti-diabetes drugs – may be outlawed for being “irrational”, unsafe and ineffective, official sources have said.

Last week, the ministry banned 344 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs including commonly-used cough syrups like Phensedyl, Corex and Benadryl.

Now, a senior official says, the ministry is evaluating a list of over 6,000 products, of which at least 1,000 more FDCs are under “severe scrutiny”. As many as 500 of those drugs will likely be banned in six months.

“There is primary evidence in around 1,000 cases, which shows these are irrational FDCs. However, in some cases, the data is incomplete so we have asked for further studies. In around 500 cases, we are at the last leg and waiting for some documents,” an official told TOI.

The health ministry believes that “irrational” FDCs are causing anti-microbial resistance and in some cases their toxicity is so high they can even lead to organ-failure. There are also concerns that these FDCs being available over-the-counter, without doctors’ prescriptions, is leading to their misuse.

“Our objective is to ensure only safe products are available in the market. We have reviewed products for several times and there is evidence from research papers and studies to show these medicines are irrational combinations,” the official said.

On  the  basis  of  the  recommendations  of Expert  Committee  and  in  exercise  of powers  conferred  by  section  26A  of  the  Drugs  and  Cosmetics  Act,  1940  (23  of  1940),  the  Central  Government hereby  prohibits  the  manufacture  for  sale,  sale  and  distribution  for  human  use  of  drug  fixed  dose  combination of  above drugs with  immediate  effect.( i.e 10th Mar 2016).

Sr. NO. Product Name (Irrational FDC)
1 Aceclofenac + Paracetamol + Rabeprazole
2 Nimesulide + Diclofenac
3 Nimesulide + Cetirizine + Caffeine
4 Nimesulide + Tizanidine
5 Paracetamol + Cetirizine + Caffeine
6 Diclofenac + Tramadol + Chlorzoxazone
7 Dicyclomine + Paracetamol + Domperidone
8 Nimesulide + Paracetamol
9 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Caffeine
10 Diclofenac+ Tramadol + Paracetamol
11 Diclofenac + Paracetamol + Chlorzoxazone + Famotidine
12 Naproxen + Paracetamol
13 Nimesulide + Serratiopeptidase
14 Paracetamol + Diclofenac + Famotidine
15 Nimesulide + Pifofenone + Fenpiverinium + Benzyl Alcohol
16 Omeprazole + Paracetamol + Diclofenac
17 Nimesulide + Paracetamol injection
18 Tamsulosin + Diclofenac
19 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Dextromethorphan + Caffeine
20 Diclofenac + Zinc Carnosine
21 Diclofenac + Paracetamol + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Magnesium Trisillicate
22 Paracetamol + Pseudoephedrine + Cetrizine
23 Phenylbutazone + Sodium Salicylate
24 Lornoxicam + Paracetamol + Trypsin
25 Paracetamol + Mefenamic  Acid + Ranitidine + Dicylomine
26 Nimesulide + Dicyclomine
27 Heparin + Diclofenac
28 Glucosamine + Methyl Sulfonyl Methane + Vitamini D3 + Maganese + Boron + Copper + Zinc
29 Paracetamol + Tapentadol
30 Tranexamic Acid + Proanthocyanidin
31 Benzoxonium Chloride + Lidocaine
32 Lornoxicam + Paracetamol + Tramadol
33 Lornoxicam + Paracetamol + Serratiopeptidase
34 Diclofenac + Paracetamol + Magnesium Trisilicate
35 Paracetamol + Domperidone + Caffeine
36 Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Citrate + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Menthol
37 Paracetamol + Prochlorperazine Maleate
38 Serratiopeptidase (enteric coated 20000 units) + Diclofenac Potassium & 2 tablets of Doxycycline
39 Nimesulide + Paracetamol Suspension
40 Aceclofenac + Paracetamol + Famotidine
41 Aceclofenac + Zinc Carnosine
42 Paracetamol + Disodium Hydrogen Citrate + Caffeine
43 Paracetamol + DL Methionine
44 Disodium Hydrogen Citrate + Paracetamol
45 Paracetamol + Caffeine + Codeine
46 Aceclofenac (SR) + Paracetamol
47 Diclofenac + Paracetamol injection
48 Azithromycin + Cefixime
49 Amoxicillin + Dicloxacillin
50 Amoxicillin 250 mg + Potassium Clavulanate Diluted 62.5 mg
51 Azithromycin + Levofloxacin
52 Cefixime + Linezolid
53 Amoxicillin + Cefixime + Potassium Clavulanic Acid
54 Ofloxacin + Nitazoxanide
55 Cefpodoxime Proxetil + Levofloxacin
56 Azithromycin, Secnidazole and Fluconazole kit
57 Levofloxacin + Ornidazole + Alpha Tocopherol Acetate
58 Nimorazole + Ofloxacin
59 Azithromycin + Ofloxacin
60 Amoxycillin + Tinidazole
61 Doxycycline + Serratiopeptidase
62 Cefixime + Levofloxacin
63 Ofloxacin + Metronidazole + Zinc Acetate
64 Diphenoxylate + Atropine + Furazolidonee
65 Fluconazole Tablet, Azithromycin Tablet and Ornidazole Tablets
66 Ciprofloxacin + Phenazopyridine
67 Amoxycillin + Dicloxacillin + Serratiopeptidase
68 Azithromycin + Cefpodoxime
69 Lignocaine + Clotrimazole + Ofloxacin + Beclomethasone
70 Cefuroxime + Linezolid
71 Ofloxacin + Ornidazole + Zinc Bisglycinate
72 Metronidazole + Norfloxacin
73 Amoxicillin + Bromhexine
74 Ciprofloxacin + Fluticasone + Clotrimazole + Neomycin is
75 Metronidazole + Tetracycline
76 Cephalexin + Neomycin + Prednisolone
77 Azithromycin + Ambroxol
78 Cilnidipine + Metoprolol Succinate + Metoprolol Tartrate
79 L-Arginine + Sildenafil
80 Atorvastatin + Vitamin D3 + Folic Acid + Vitamin B12 + Pyridoxine
81 Metformin + Atorvastatin
82 Clindamycin + Telmisartan
83 Olmesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide + Chlorthalidone
84 L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate Calcium + Escitalopram
85 Pholcodine + Promethazine
86 Paracetamol + Promethazine
87 Betahistine + Ginkgo Biloba Extract + Vinpocetine + Piracetam
88 Cetirizine + Diethyl Carbamazine
89 Doxylamine + Pyridoxine + Mefenamic Acid + Paracetamol
90 Drotaverine + Clidinium + Chlordiazepoxide
91 Imipramine + Diazepam
92 Flupentixol + Escitalopram
93 Paracetamol + Prochloperazine
94 Gabapentin + Mecobalamin + Pyridoxine + Thiamine
95 Imipramine + Chlordiazepoxide + Trifluoperazine + Trihexyphenidyl
96 Chlorpromazine + Trihexyphenidyl
97 Ursodeoxycholic Acid + Silymarin
98 Metformin 1000/1000/500/500mg + Pioglitazone 7.5/7.5/7.5/7.5mg + Glimepiride
99 Gliclazide 80 mg + Metformin 325 mg
100 Voglibose+ Metformin + Chromium Picolinate
101 Pioglitazone 7.5/7.5mg + Metformin 500/1000mg
102 Glimepiride 1mg/2mg/3mg + Pioglitazone 15mg/15mg/15mg + Metformin 1000mg/1000mg/1000mg
103 Glimepiride 1mg/2mg+ Pioglitazone 15mg/15mg + Metformin 850mg/850mg
104 Metformin 850mg + Pioglitazone 7.5 mg + Glimepiride 2mg
105 Metformin 850mg + Pioglitazone 7.5 mg + Glimepiride 1mg
106 Metformin 500mg/500mg+Gliclazide SR 30mg/60mg + Pioglitazone 7.5mg/7.5mg
107 Voglibose + Pioglitazone + Metformin
108 Metformin + Bromocriptine
109 Metformin + Glimepiride + Methylcobalamin
110 Pioglitazone 30 mg + Metformin 500 mg
111 Glimepiride + Pioglitazone + Metformin
112 Glipizide 2.5mg + Metformin 400 mg
113 Pioglitazone 15mg + Metformin 850 mg
114 Metformin ER + Gliclazide MR + Voglibose
115 Chromium Polynicotinate + Metformin
116 Metformin + Gliclazide + Piogllitazone + Chromium Polynicotinate
117 Metformin + Gliclazide + Chromium Polynicotinate
118 Glibenclamide + Metformin (SR)+ Pioglitazone
119 Metformin (Sustainded Release) 500mg + Pioglitazone 15 mg + Glimepiride 3mg
120 Metformin (SR) 500mg + Pioglitazone 5mg
121 Chloramphenicol + Beclomethasone + Clomitrimazole + Lignocaine
122 of Clotrimazole + Ofloxaxin + Lignocaine + Glycerine and Propylene Glycol
123 Chloramphennicol + Lignocaine + Betamethasone + Clotrimazole + Ofloxacin + Antipyrine
124 Ofloxacin + Clotrimazole + Betamethasone + Lignocaine
125 Gentamicin Sulphate + Clotrimazole + Betamethasone + Lignocaine
126 Clotrimazole + Beclomethasone + Ofloxacin + Lignocaine
127 Becloemthasone + Clotrimazole + Chloramphenicol + Gentamycin + Lignocaine Ear
128 Flunarizine + Paracetamole + Domperidone
129 Rabeprazole + Zinc Carnosine
130 Magaldrate + Famotidine + Simethicone
131 Cyproheptadine + Thiamine
132 Magaldrate + Ranitidine + Pancreatin + Domperidone
133 Ranitidine + Magaldrate + Simethicone
134 Magaldrate + Papain + Fungul Diastase + Simethicone
135 Rabeprazole + Zinc + Domperidone
136 Famotidine + Oxytacaine + Magaldrate
137 Ranitidine + Domperidone + Simethicone
138 Alginic Acid + Sodium Bicarbonate + Dried Aluminium Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide
139 Clidinium + Paracetamol + Dicyclomine + Activated Dimethicone
140 Furazolidone + Metronidazole + Loperamide
141 Rabeprazole + Diclofenac + Paracetamol
142 Ranitidine + Magaldrate
143 Norfloxacin+ Metronidazole + Zinc Acetate
144 Zinc Carnosine + Oxetacaine
145 Oxetacaine + Magaldrate + Famotidine
146 Pantoprazole (as Enteric Coated Tablet) + Zinc Carnosine (as Film Coated Tablets)
147 Zinc Carnosine + Magnesium Hydroxide + Dried Aluminium Hydroxide + Simethicone
148 Zinc Carnosine + Sucralfate
149 Mebeverine & Inner HPMC capsule (Streptococcus Faecalis + Clostridium butyricum + Bacillus mesentricus + Lactic Acid Bacillus)
150 Clindamycin + Clotrimazole + Lactic Acid Bacillus
151 Sildenafil + Estradiol Valerate
152 Clomifene Citrate + Ubidecarenone + Zinc + Folic Acid + Methylcobalamin + Pyridoxine + Lycopene
+ Selenium + Levocarnitine Tartrate + L-Arginine
153 Thyroxine + Pyridoxine + Folic Acid
154 Gentamycin + Dexamethasone + Chloramphenicol + Tobramycin + Ofloxacin
155 Dextromethorphan + Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Zinc
156 Nimesulide + Loratadine + Phenylephrine + Ambroxol
157 Bromhexine + Phenylephrine + Chlorepheniramine Maleate
158 Dextromethorphan + Bromhexine + Guaiphenesin
159 Paracetamol + Loratadine + Phenylephrine + Dextromethorphan + Caffeine
160 Nimesulide + Phenylephrine + Caffeine + Levocetirizine
161 Azithromycin + Acebrophylline
162 Diphenhydramine + Terpine + Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Chloride + Menthol
163 Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Cetirizine + Phenylephrine
164 Paracetamol + Loratadine + Dextromethophan + Pseudoepheridine + Caffeine
165 Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Dextromethorphan + Dextromethophan + Guaiphenesin + Ammonium
Chloride + Menthol
166 Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Citrate
167 Cetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol + Zinc Gluconate
168 Ambroxol
+ Guaiphenesin + Ammonium Chloride + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Menthol
169 Dextromethorphen + Bromhexine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Guaiphenesin
170 Levocetirizine + Ambroxol + Phenylephrine + Guaiphenesin
171 Dextromethorphan + Chlorpheniramine + Chlorpheniramine Maleate
172 Cetirizine + Ambroxol + Guaiphenesin + Ammonium Chloride + Phenylephrine +Menthol
173 hlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Caffeine
174 Dextromethorphan + Triprolidine + Phenylephrine
175 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Zinc Gluconate + Menthol
176 Chlorpheniramine + Codeine + Sodium Citrate + Menthol Syrup
177 Enrofloxacin + Bromhexin
178 Bromhexine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Menthol
179 Levofloxacin + Bromhexine
180 Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Ambroxol + Guaiphenesin + Paracetamol
181 Cetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Zinc Gluconate + Paracetamol + Menthol
182 Paracetamol + Pseudoephedrine + Dextromethorphan+Cetirizine
183 Diphenhydramine + Guaiphenesin + Ammonium Chloride + Bromhexine
184 Chlorpheniramine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol
185 Dextromethorphen + Promethazine
186 Diethylcabamazine Citrate + Cetirizine + Guaiphenesin
187 Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Dextromethophan + Menthol
188 Ambroxol + Terbutaline + Dextromethorphan
189 Dextromethorphan + Chlorpheniramine + Guaiphenesin
190 Terbutaline + Bromhexine + Guaiphenesin + Dextromethorphan
191 Dextromethorphan + Tripolidine + Phenylephirine
192 Paracetamol + Dextromethorphan + Chlorpheniramine
193 Codeine + Levocetirizine + Menthol
194 Dextromethorphan + Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine
195 Cetirizine + Phenylephrine + Dextromethorphan + Menthol
196 Roxithromycin + Serratiopeptidase
197 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Triprolidine
198 Cetirizine + Acetaminophen + Dextromethorphan + Phenyephrine + Zinc Gluconate
199 Diphenhydramine + Guaifenesin + Bromhexine + Ammonium Chloride + Menthol
200 Chlopheniramine Maleate + Codeine Syrup
201 Cetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Zinc Gluconate + Menthol
202 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Desloratadine + Zinc Gluconate + Ambroxol
203 Levocetirizine + Montelukast + Acebrophylline
204 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Ammonium Chloride + Menthol
205 Acrivastine + Paracetamol + Caffeine + Phenylephrine
206 Naphazoline + Carboxy Methyl Cellulose + Menthol + Camphor + Phenylephrine
207 Dextromethorphan + Cetirizine
208 Nimesulide + Paracetamol + Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Caffeine
209 Terbutaline + Ambroxol + Guaiphenesin + Zinc + Menthol
210 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Guaifenesin + Triprolidine
211 Ammomium Chloride + Bromhexine + Dextromethorphan
212 Diethylcarbamazine + Cetirizine + Ambroxol
213 Ethylmorphine + Noscapine + Chlorpheniramine
214 Cetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Ambroxol
215 Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine
216 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Zinc Gluconate
217 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Cetirizine + Paracetamol + Caffeine
218 Dextromethophan + Chlorpheniramine + Guaifenesin + Ammonium Chloride
219 Levocetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Zinc
220 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Levocetirizine + Caffeine
221 Chlorphaniramine + Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Chloride
222 Paracetamol + Dextromethorphan + Bromhexine + Phenylephrine + Diphenhydramine
223 Salbutamol + Bromhexine + Guaiphenesin + Menthol
224 Cetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Bromhexine + Guaifenesin
225 Diethyl Carbamazine + Chlorpheniramine + Guaifenesin
226 Ketotifen + Cetirizine
227 Terbutaline + Bromhexine + Etofylline
228 Ketotifen + Theophylline
229 Ambroxol + Salbutamol + Theophylline
230 Cetririzine + Nimesulide + Phenylephrine
231 Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol + Zink Gluconate
232 Acetaminophen + Guaifenesin + Dextromethorphan + Chlorpheniramine
233 Cetirizine + Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Tulsi
234 Cetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol + Ambroxol + Caffeine
235 Guaifenesin + Dextromethorphan
236 Levocetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephirine + Caffeine
237 Caffeine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine
238 Levocetirizine + Paracetamol + Phenylephirine + Caffeine
239 Caffeine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine
240 Ketotifen + Levocetrizine
241 Paracetamol + Levocetirizine + Phenylephirine + Zink Gluconate
242 Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Triprolidine + Caffeine
243 Caffeine + Paracetamol + Phenylephrine + Cetirizine
244 Caffeine + Paracetamol + Chlorpheniramine
245 Ammonium Chloride + Dextromethorphan + Cetirizine + Menthol
246 Dextromethorphan + Paracetamol + Cetirizine + Phenylephrine
247 Chlorpheniramine + Terpin + Antimony Potassium Tartrate + Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Citrate + Menthol
248 Terbutaline + Etofylline + Ambroxol
249 Paracetamol + Codeine + Chlorpheniramine
250 Paracetamol+Pseudoephedrine+Certirizine+Caffeine
251 Chlorpheniramine+Ammonium Chloride + Menthol
252 N-Acetyl Cysteine + Ambroxol + Phenylephrine + Levocertirizine
253 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Tripolidine + Menthol
254 Salbutamol + Certirizine + Ambroxol
255 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Bromhexine + Guaifenesin + Chlorpheniramine
256 Nimesulide + Certirizine + Phenylephrine
257 Naphazoline + Chlorpheniramine + Zinc Sulphate + Boric Acid + Sodium Chloride + Chlorobutol
258 Paracetamol + Bromhexine + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Guaifenesin
259 Salbutamol + Bromhexine
260 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Guaifenesin + Certirizine + Acetaminophen
261 Guaifenesin + Bromhexine + Chlorpheniramine + Paracetamo
262 Chlorpheniramine + Ammonium Chloride + Chloroform + Menthol
263 Salbutamol + Choline Theophylinate + Ambroxol
264 Chlorpheniramine + Codeine Phosphate + Menthol Syrup
265 Pseudoephedrine + Bromhexine
266 Certirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol + Caffeine + Nimesulide
267 Dextromethorphan + Cetirizine + Guaifenesin + Ammonium Chloride
268 Dextromethorphan + Cetirizine + Guaifenesin + Ammonium Chloride
269 Ambroxol + Salbutamol + Choline Theophyllinate + Menthol
270 Paracetamol + Chlorpheniramine + Ambroxol + Guaifenesin + Phenylephrine
271 Chlorpheniramine + Vasaka + Tolubalsm + Ammonium Chloride + Sodium Citrate + Menthol
272 Bromhexine + Cetrizine + Phenylephrine IP+Guaifenesin + Menthol
273 Dextromethorphan + Ambroxol + Ammonium Chloride + Chlorpheniramine + Menthol
274 Dextromethorphan + Phenylephrine + Cetirizine + Zinc + Menthol
275 Terbutaline + N-Acetyl L-Cysteine + Guaifenesin
276 Calcium Gluconate + Levocetirizine
277 Paracetamol + Levocetirizine + Pseudoephedrine
278 Salbutamol + Choline Theophylinate + Carbocisteine
279 Chlorpheniramine + Vitamin C
280 Calcium Gluconate + Chlorpheniramine + Vitamin C
281 Chlorpheniramine + Paracetamol + Pseudoephedrine + Caffeine
282 Guaifenesin + Bromhexine + Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol + Serratiopeptidase
(as enteric coated granules) 10000 SP Units
283 Paracetamol + Pheniramine
284 Betamethasone + Fusidic Acid + Gentamycin + Tolnaftate + lodochlorhydroxyquinoline (ICHQ
285 Clobetasol + Ofloxacin + Miconazole + Zinc Sulphate
286 Clobetasole + Gentamicin + Miconazole + Zinc Sulphate
287 Levocetirizine + Ambroxol + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol
288 Permethrin + Cetrimide + Menthol
289 Beclomethasone + Clotimazole + Neomycin + lodochlorohydroxyquinone
290 Neomycin + Doxycycline
291 Ciprofloxacin + Fluocinolone + Clotrimazole + Neomycin + Chlorocresol
292 Clobetasol + Ofloxacin + Ketoconazol + Zinc Sulphate
293 Betamethasone + Gentamicin + Tolnaftate + lodochlorhydroxyquinoline
294 Clobetasol + Gentamicin + Tolnaftate + lodochlorhydroxyquinone + Ketoconazole
295 Allantoin + Dimethieone + Urea + Propylene + Glycerin + Liquid Paraffin
296 Acriflavine + Thymol + Cetrimide
297 Betamethasone + Neomycin + Tolnaftate + lodochlorohydroxyquinoline + Cholorocresol
298 Clobetasol + Neomycin + Miconazole + Clotrimazole
299 Ketoconazole + Tea Tree oil + Allantion + Zinc Oxide + Aloe Vera + Jojoba oil +
Lavander oil + Soa noodels
300 Clobetasol Propionate + Ofloxacin + Ornidazole + Terbinafine
301 Clobetasol + Neomycin + Miconazole + Zinc Sulphate
302 Beclomethasone Diproprionate + Neomycin + Tolnaftate + lodochlorhydroxyquinoline + Chlorocresol
303 Betamethasone + Gentamycin + Zinc Sulphate + Clotrimoazole + Chlorocresol
304 Borax + Boric Acid + Naphazoline + Menthol + Camphor + Methyl Hydroxy Benzoate
305 Bromhexine + Dextromethorphan
306 Dextromethophan + Chlopheniramine + Bromhexine
307 Menthol + Anesthetic Ether
308 Dextrometharphan + Chlopheniramine + Ammonium + Sodium Citrate + Menthol
309 Ergotamine Tartrate + Belladona Dry Extarct+Caffeine + Paracetamol
310 Phenytoin + Phenobarbitone
311 Gliclazide 40mg + Metformin 400mg
312 Paracetamol + Ambroxol + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine
313 Oflaxacin + Ornidazole Suspension
314 Albuterol + Etofylline + Bromhexine + Menthol
315 Albuterol + Bromhexine + Theophylline
316 Salbutamol+Hydroxyethyltheophylline (Etofylline) + Bromhexine
317 Paracetamol+Phenylephrine+Levocetirizine+Sodium Citrate
318 Paracetamol + Propyphenazone + Caffeine
319 Guaifenesin + Diphenhydramine + Bromhexine + Phenylephrine
320 Dried Alumnium Hydroxie Gel + Prophantheline + Diazepam
321 Bromhenxine + Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Paracetamol
322 Beclomethasone + Clotrimazole + Gentamicin + lodochlorhydroxyquinoline
323 Telmisartan + Metformin
324 Ammonium Citrate + Vitamin B 12 + Folic Acid + Zinc Sulphate
325 Levothyroxine + Phyridoxine + Nicotinamide
326 Benfotiamine + Metformin
327 Thyroid + Thiamine + Riboflavin + Phyridoxine + Calcium Pantothenate + Tocopheryl Acetate +Nicotinamide
328 Ascorbic Acid + Manadione Sodium Bisulphate + Rutin + Dibasic Calcium Phosphate + Adrenochrome mono Semicarbazone
329 Phenylephrine + Chlorpheniramine + Paracetamol + Bromhexine + Caffeine
330 Clotrimazole + Beclomethasone  Lignocaine + Ofloxacin + Acetic Acid + Sodium Methyl Paraben +
Propyl Paraben

AYUSH Ministry to integrate Ayurveda, Homoeopathy and Unani with NPCDCS

The Ministry of AYUSH through its three research organizations i.e. Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy(CCRH) and Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine(CCRUM) has launched a programme to integrate Ayurveda, Homoeopathy and Unani with National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS).

Yoga is a part as adjuvant therapy. The major objective of the programme is prevention and early diagnosis of these diseases; reduce complications; reduce drug dependency through these systems. It also aims towards capacity building for human resource development.

The districts in which the programme has been initiated are as below:

  • CCRAS- Bhilwara (Rajasthan), Surendranagar (Gujarat) and Gaya (Bihar).
  • CCRUM- Lahimpur Khiri (Uttar Pradesh)
  • CCRH-Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) and Darjeeling (West Bengal)

The Guidelines and Training Manual for the programme have also been designed and developed and printed for all officials, including Yoga Instructors, Yoga Volunteers and Multitasking staff (MTS).

The Information, Education & Communication (IEC) materials have been designed, developed and printed for the distribution at Community level by organizing awareness and screening camps. These are provided to the patients and their attendants/wards attending Lifestyle clinics (LSC)/Non-Communicable Disease (NCD – AYUSH) clinics established at various levels i.e. District Hospitals/Community Health Centers (CHCs)/ Primary Health Centers (PHCs). 

This information was given by the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare Shripad Yesso Naik in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

1st AIIMS-like hospital for AYUSH to come up in Delhi within 4 months

The first AIIMS-like hospital for Ayurveda,Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, AYUSH , is being set up in the national capital and is likely to become fully operational in four months.

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik said the Centre encourages setting up of AYUSH dispensaries, hospitals and AIIMS-like institutions in states.

“To converge the research approach of AYUSH systems with the modern system of medicine, the Ministry of AYUSH and Indian Council of Medical Research have together decided to have molecular based studies on specific leads from AYUSH,” the Minister said.

homeopathy- India

2,24,279 homoeopathy doctors ,7856 Govt. dispensaries and 207 of Govt. hospitals providing homoeopathy treatment in India

homeopathy- India2,24,279 registered homoeopathy doctors are in India with  7856 Govt. homoeopathy dispensaries and 207 of Govt. homoeopathy hospitals providing homoeopathy treatment.

A Total of 3598 Hospitals and 25723 Dispensaries offer Ayush Treatment in the Country: Shripad Yesso Naik Minster for AYUSH stated in Parliament.

As per the information reported by the State/UT Governments, as on 01-04-2015 the total number of AYUSH hospitals providing AYUSH medical treatment in the country is 3598 out of which 2818 hospitals are of Ayurveda, 257 of Unani, 274 of Siddha, 7 of Yoga, 35 of Naturopathy and 207 of homoeopathy. Similarly, as on 01-04-2015, the total number of AYUSH dispensaries were 25723. Out of this 15291 are of Ayurveda, 1461 of Unani, 803 of Siddha, 185 of Yoga, 94 of Naturopathy, 7856 of Homoeopathy and 33 of Sowa Rigpa.

Government of India has approved and notified the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) on 29.09.2014, which inter-alia includes the component of AYUSH Services, where there is provision for co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) & District Hospitals (DHs) and setting up of 50 bedded integrated AYUSH Hospitals in the States/UTs. The State/UT Governments are eligible for submitting the proposals through State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) as per the guidelines of NAM.


Budget 2016 India: Rs 1,326.20 cr allocated to AYUSH Ministry

cashThe total allocation, including plan and non-plan head, for Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) is Rs 1,326.20, an increase of Rs 201.2 crore than last year’s figure of Rs 1,125 crore.

  • From the total allocation, Rs 1,050 crore has been given under the plan head and Rs 276.20 crore under the non-plan head.
  • To support the various AYUSH institutions across the country a total of Rs 266.70 crore has been given while Rs 447.10 crore are allocated for research and development in this field.
  • To strengthen AYUSH Delivery System which includes provision for development of AYUSH IT Tools, application and networks, pharmacovigilance initiative for ASU drugs, Central Drug Controller for AYUSH and information, education and communication, a sum of Rs 111.45 crore has been allocated.
  • Under the National Health Mission for AYUSH which includes provision for components of AYUSH services, AYUSH educational institutions, quality control of drugs and medicinal plants, a total of Rs 400 crore has been allocated.