New Delhi, November 13 According to Indian media reports, World Health Organization Director-General Tan Desai said on the 13th that the WHO has decided to establish a global traditional medicine center in India to strengthen research and training in traditional medicine. And promotion etc.
Tedros said in a video conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the center will support WHO in implementing the traditional medicine strategy from 2014 to 2023. This strategy aims to help countries formulate policies and action plans, strengthen the role of traditional medicine, and create a healthier, fairer and safer world.
The 13th is India’s fifth Ayurveda (a traditional medicine in India) day. Modi also announced in the video conference that day that an Ayurvedic research institute will be established in Gujarat and Rajasthan. He said that Ayurveda is India’s heritage and hopes that the Global Traditional Medicine Center can become a global health center.
The Indian government attaches great importance to the development of traditional medicine. In 2014, an independent ministerial management organization, the Ministry of Traditional Medicine was established to protect and develop traditional medicine such as Ayurveda, yoga and homeopathy.