India, Sri Lanka to sign agreement to promote traditional medicines

03 January 2018 | News

MoU between India and Sri Lanka to be signed on Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy

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Indian government is planning to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka for cooperation in areas of traditional systems of medicine & Homoeopathy. The proposed MoU will be inked between India’s Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) and Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.

The financial resources necessary to conduct activities under the MoU will be met from the existing allocated budget under this ministry's Central Sector Scheme for promotion of International Cooperation in AYUSH.

The main objectives of this agreement will include regulation of teaching, practice, drugs and drugless therapies, Traditional Medicine and Homeopathy; exchanging experts for training of practitioners, paramedics, scientists, teaching professionals and students in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy; accommodating interested scientists, practitioners, paramedics and students in institutions for research, educational and training programmes on Traditional Medicine; mutual recognition of officially recognised systems of medicine, educational qualifications in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy, pharmacopoeias and formularies; and setting up of Academic Chairs on Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy.


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