April 10: World Homoeopathy Day
The World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) is observed every year on April 10 to pay tribute to Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, founder and father of Homeopathy system of medicine. Observance of day seeks to spread more knowledge about this form of medicine in mainstream public health. This year it is 263rd birth anniversary of founder of Homoeopathy.On this occasion, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated scientific convention on WHD 2018 in New Delhi organised by Ministry of AYUSH. The theme of two-day convention wass “Innovate: Evolve, Progress: Exploring Science since 40 years”.
Homeopathy as system of medicine was developed by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in Germany in 1796. Now it is one of the major forms of treatment, adapted by most of the doctors of the world. It second most widely used system of treatment. It is one of major medical practices used to cure the diseases worldwide.
This system of medicine uses a unique way of treatment by stimulating body’s own healing power. It is an alternative to the standard medicine system. The entire concept of this system of treatment is different to the other conventional forms of medicines. Homoeopathy is widely popular and recognized in India and has been integrated into the national health care systems.