2016 BRICS Wellness Workshop begin in Bengaluru
The first BRICS Wellness Workshop has begun in Bengaluru, Karnataka from September 10, 2016. Besides, National Fair on comprehensive Indian Medicine system (AROGYA) was also inaugurated.
The four day event has been organized by Union Ministry of AYUSH, in collaboration with Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS).
- The Workshop is designed to have sessions related to Traditional Systems of Medicine, Trade and Economy. It includes a session on WHO strategy for Traditional Medicine.
- It also has Wellness and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Wellness indicators for BRICS and Wellness and Tourism among others.
- The AROGYA Fair is a comprehensive Health and Wellness Fair that aims to showcase strengths of traditional systems and wellness sector in India and BRICS partner countries.
- The Arogya fair will provide a good exposure for manufacturers and importers of Traditional Medicines and Raw Materials of the BRICS Countries.