Homeopathy Current Affairs - 2020

Arsenicum Album: Homeopathic drug recommended by AYUSH Ministry

Ministry of AYUSH has recommended the Arsenicum album, a homeopathic drug. The drug has been recommended for preventive use of COVID-19. Highlights The drug is made by heating arsenic in distilled water. This process of heating is repeated for three days till the water has less than 1% of arsenic. This is considered as the Read More…

Union Cabinet approves re-establishment of Pharmacopoeia Commission

On June 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Pharmacopoeia commission. The cabinet has approved to re-establish the commission for Indian Medicine and Homeopathy under Ministry of AYUSH. Highlights The commission has been set up by merging Pharmacopoeia Laboratory for Indian Medicine and Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory. The two central laboratories were Read More…

Largest conference on traditional medicine: AYUSH Terminologies and their Standardisation held in New Delhi

On February 26, 2020, the largest ever conference on traditional medicine was held in New Delhi. The ICoSDiTAUS-2020 called the International Conference on Standardisation of Diagnosis and Terminologies of AYUSH was attended by 16 countries. It included Serbia, Sri Lanka, Curacao, Mauritius, Iran, Japan, Qatar, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, Switzerland, Myanmar, Cuba, Ghana, Jamaica, Equatorial Guinea and Read More…

National Commission for Homeopathy bill, 2019 approved by Cabinet

On January 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved National Commission for homeopathy bill, 2019. Highlights The bill is being introduced for the following amendments To introduce reforms in the field of Homeopathy education To enable accountability and transparency in protecting the interests of general public. Current Legislation The Homeopathy Central Council act, 1973 is currently Read More…

World Homeopathy Day 2019

April 10 is observed as the World Homeopathy Day. Every year World Homeopathy Day is observed on April 10, the birthday of Dr Samuel Hahnemann who discovered Homeopathy in 1796. World Homeopathy Day aims to create better awareness about homoeopathy, improve its accessibility and to modernise the system of healing. Homeopathy Homeopathy is an alternative Read More…