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CCRH Signed Nine MoUs with different countries in last two year to Popularize Homoeopathy

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for research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), an autonomous body under the has signed nine (09) Memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and one letter of intent with different countries for coordination/cooperation in homoeopathy system of medicine/ R & D in homoeopathy.

Details of Exchange of information and technical experts:-

1. (Brazil) [July 2017]

2. (WissHom) (Germany) [June 2017]

3. Institute for the history of medicine, (Germany) [June 2017]

4. (Argentina) [Aug 2016]

5. Yerevan State Medical University, (Armenia) [Apr 2016]

6. of (Canada) [April 2016]

7. for Integrated (United Kingdom) [Nov 2015]

8. Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, University of Mississippi, USA[ Oct 2015]

9. (USA)[Oct 2015]

10. Letter of intent with through the Escuela Nacional De Medicina Y Homeopatia (Mexico)[Oct 2012]

The demand and popularity of Homoeopathy has risen in the country. There is 49% rise in the foot fall of patients to the Outpatient departments seeking homoeopathic treatment at the institutes/units under for research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH, from 2012-13 to 2016-17. Cooperation with foreign countries in the field of Homoeopathy has enhanced the popularity and acceptance of Homoeopathy in many countries of the world. Signing of MoUs with foreign countries/foreign universities has paved way for:

i. undertaking collaborative research in the field of Homoeopathy with foreign universities;

ii. setting up of Homoeopathy Chair in foreign universities; exchange of knowledge and experts between the two countries;

iii. mutual recognition of pharmacopoeia of two countries.

The steps taken by the to popularize in the Country and in foreign countries are as follows:-


The under International Co-operation Scheme of the Ministry undertakes various measures through participating in International exhibitions/ conferences/ workshops/ seminars/ road shows/ trade fairs, etc. for generating awareness.

2. Under the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Scheme, the Ministry takes up initiatives for propogation and promotion of AYUSH systems of by organizing Arogya fairs/Melas, Conferences, Exhibitions, Seminars, Workshops, Symposium and also undertakes publicity through electronic multimedia and campaigning for awareness amongst the citizens all over the country.

3. is implementing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of (NAM) for popularization of AYUSH systems of including Homoeopathy in the country.

Following MoUs have been signed by the Ministry of AYUSH in the field of Traditional systems of medicine including Homoeopathy:

I. The Ministry of AYUSH has signed Country to Country MoUs for Cooperation in field of Traditional Medicine including Homoeopathy with many countries including Bangladesh, & Tobago, Mauritius, Mongolia, etc.

II. MoU for establishment of Academic Chair in Homoeopathy has been signed with YSMU,

III. MoUs for undertaking Collaborative Research in the field of Homoeopathy have been signed with following foreign Universities/ Institutes:-

1. for Integrated Medicine, UK.

2. (COH),

3. University of Maimonides,

4. Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the (HPCUS).

5. (WissHom),


IV. MoU for cooperation in the field of development of museum on AYUSH system and archives on homoeopathy has been signed with Institute for the History of Medicine, Robert Bosch Foundation, Stuttgart,

As of now, 28 Information Cells have been set up in 25 countries to disseminate authentic information about AYUSH systems of medicine including Homoeopathy.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 11:43 IST