Conference on Traditional Medicines for ASEAN Countries to open on 20th July in Delhi

13 July 2023 | News

Ten ASEAN countries including Cambodia, Vietnam will participate

image credit- PIB

image credit- PIB

The Ministry of Ayush with support from the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian Mission to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat is gearing up to host the Conference on Traditional Medicines for ASEAN Countries on 20th July 2023.

The Conference on Traditional Medicines aims to strengthen the platform between India and ASEAN Countries to share their best practices and draw a roadmap for future cooperation in the field of Traditional Medicines.

Addressing the Media at the Curtain Raiser event on 13 July, Union Minister for Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal said, "The Ayush sector has grown multi-fold in the last 9 years since the year 2014. Today the Ministry is engaged with many top class international organisations from UK, USA, Japan, Brazil, Germany as well as National organisations like CSIR, DST, DBT, IITs etc. to undertake high quality research on Ayush systems in various non communicable disease conditions like Diabetes Mellitus, Cancer, Mental Health as well as infectious diseases like COVID. The ASEAN conference will provide a platform to share the research outcomes of various projects implemented by the Ministry of Ayush. Similarly, ASEAN countries will also share their experiences.”

A total of 75 participants - International delegates from 8 ASEAN countries and 2 International delegates through virtual mode will brainstorm and share their ideas on Traditional Medicines during this one day conference which will be held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.


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