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MoU Signed between NICPR and All Institute of Ayurveda for Prevention and Research

An MoU was signed here today between the National Institute of Prevention and Research (NICPR), an autonomous institute under Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and All Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of AYUSH. The main objective of the MoU is to set up a Center of Integrative Oncology at NICPR-Noida as joint venture of Ministry of and Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for collaboration in the areas of prevention, research and Care.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Abhimanyu Kumar, Director- AIIA and Prof. Ravi Mehrotra, Director- NICPR in the presence of Shri Ajit M. Sharan, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) & Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research. This MoU would pave the way to carry forward the ongoing bilateral dialogue and facilitate collaboration with National Institute, USA.

Setting up of this Centre is an outcome of the deliberations held in Indo-US Workshop where in the invited US delegates from Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute (NIH) deliberated with the eminent experts from having expertise in research and other promising areas for two days to share experiences and work out a road map for future collaborations.

Dr. Swaminathan while appreciating the initiative observed that the main aim should be to reduce the incidence of for which preventive aspects with the strengths of systems should be explored. She viewed that the collaborative research should aim at developing traditional medicine as adjuvant therapy to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy. She emphasized on collaborative studies both short term and long term involving institutions of repute at national and international level.

Shri Sharan appreciated the efforts and assured that funding would not be a constraint in carrying out the activities under the MoU. He outlined the five major action points as follows:-

Awarding 10 new research fellowships every year - The process for the first batch will be completed by March, 2017.

Minimum of five collaborative research projects will be supported in the financial year 2016-2017.

Ministry would also develop few Centres of Excellence for research and has identified the AIIA and the Rajaram Deo Anadilal Poddar Ayurveda Research Institute, Mumbai, a unit of Centre Council for Research in Ayurveda Sciences (CCRAS). This would be done by March, 2017.

A Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory committee would be jointly constituted by the Ministry of and the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & F.W by Dec, 2016

International Conferences would be organised annually.

On this significant occasion, a Web portal on Network for Care (NFACC) developed by the AIIA was also launched by Secretary, AYUSH. The portal would help to collect the national data of experts, scientists, practitioners, institutes, universities located across the country and engaged in care & research. An online App of NFACC has also been developed. This app will be available on the website of various institutions which will provide a hyperlink to the main Portal. In future, this portal will have collection of research papers related to care, information about the facilities available for care through systems.

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MoU Signed between NICPR and All India Institute of Ayurveda for Cancer Prevention and Research

MoU Signed between NICPR and All India Institute of Ayurveda for Cancer Prevention and Research
MoU Signed between NICPR and All Institute of Ayurveda for Prevention and Research

An MoU was signed here today between the National Institute of Prevention and Research (NICPR), an autonomous institute under Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and All Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of AYUSH. The main objective of the MoU is to set up a Center of Integrative Oncology at NICPR-Noida as joint venture of Ministry of and Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for collaboration in the areas of prevention, research and Care.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Abhimanyu Kumar, Director- AIIA and Prof. Ravi Mehrotra, Director- NICPR in the presence of Shri Ajit M. Sharan, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) & Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research. This MoU would pave the way to carry forward the ongoing bilateral dialogue and facilitate collaboration with National Institute, USA.

Setting up of this Centre is an outcome of the deliberations held in Indo-US Workshop where in the invited US delegates from Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute (NIH) deliberated with the eminent experts from having expertise in research and other promising areas for two days to share experiences and work out a road map for future collaborations.

Dr. Swaminathan while appreciating the initiative observed that the main aim should be to reduce the incidence of for which preventive aspects with the strengths of systems should be explored. She viewed that the collaborative research should aim at developing traditional medicine as adjuvant therapy to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy. She emphasized on collaborative studies both short term and long term involving institutions of repute at national and international level.

Shri Sharan appreciated the efforts and assured that funding would not be a constraint in carrying out the activities under the MoU. He outlined the five major action points as follows:-

Awarding 10 new research fellowships every year - The process for the first batch will be completed by March, 2017.

Minimum of five collaborative research projects will be supported in the financial year 2016-2017.

Ministry would also develop few Centres of Excellence for research and has identified the AIIA and the Rajaram Deo Anadilal Poddar Ayurveda Research Institute, Mumbai, a unit of Centre Council for Research in Ayurveda Sciences (CCRAS). This would be done by March, 2017.

A Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory committee would be jointly constituted by the Ministry of and the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & F.W by Dec, 2016

International Conferences would be organised annually.

On this significant occasion, a Web portal on Network for Care (NFACC) developed by the AIIA was also launched by Secretary, AYUSH. The portal would help to collect the national data of experts, scientists, practitioners, institutes, universities located across the country and engaged in care & research. An online App of NFACC has also been developed. This app will be available on the website of various institutions which will provide a hyperlink to the main Portal. In future, this portal will have collection of research papers related to care, information about the facilities available for care through systems.

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MoU Signed between NICPR and All India Institute of Ayurveda for Cancer Prevention and Research

MoU Signed between NICPR and All Institute of Ayurveda for Prevention and Research

An MoU was signed here today between the National Institute of Prevention and Research (NICPR), an autonomous institute under Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and All Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of AYUSH. The main objective of the MoU is to set up a Center of Integrative Oncology at NICPR-Noida as joint venture of Ministry of and Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for collaboration in the areas of prevention, research and Care.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Abhimanyu Kumar, Director- AIIA and Prof. Ravi Mehrotra, Director- NICPR in the presence of Shri Ajit M. Sharan, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Department of Health Research (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) & Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research. This MoU would pave the way to carry forward the ongoing bilateral dialogue and facilitate collaboration with National Institute, USA.

Setting up of this Centre is an outcome of the deliberations held in Indo-US Workshop where in the invited US delegates from Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute (NIH) deliberated with the eminent experts from having expertise in research and other promising areas for two days to share experiences and work out a road map for future collaborations.

Dr. Swaminathan while appreciating the initiative observed that the main aim should be to reduce the incidence of for which preventive aspects with the strengths of systems should be explored. She viewed that the collaborative research should aim at developing traditional medicine as adjuvant therapy to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy. She emphasized on collaborative studies both short term and long term involving institutions of repute at national and international level.

Shri Sharan appreciated the efforts and assured that funding would not be a constraint in carrying out the activities under the MoU. He outlined the five major action points as follows:-

Awarding 10 new research fellowships every year - The process for the first batch will be completed by March, 2017.

Minimum of five collaborative research projects will be supported in the financial year 2016-2017.

Ministry would also develop few Centres of Excellence for research and has identified the AIIA and the Rajaram Deo Anadilal Poddar Ayurveda Research Institute, Mumbai, a unit of Centre Council for Research in Ayurveda Sciences (CCRAS). This would be done by March, 2017.

A Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory committee would be jointly constituted by the Ministry of and the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & F.W by Dec, 2016

International Conferences would be organised annually.

On this significant occasion, a Web portal on Network for Care (NFACC) developed by the AIIA was also launched by Secretary, AYUSH. The portal would help to collect the national data of experts, scientists, practitioners, institutes, universities located across the country and engaged in care & research. An online App of NFACC has also been developed. This app will be available on the website of various institutions which will provide a hyperlink to the main Portal. In future, this portal will have collection of research papers related to care, information about the facilities available for care through systems.

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