Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Bengaluru and Arogya Bharati jointly organized a two days workshop on ‘Bharatiya Health Policy’ at Prashanti Kutiram between August 16 and 17, 2014. Forty speakers including Health Professionals and Policy makers from All over the country participated in the workshop.
The workshop was inaugurated on August 16, 2014 by lighting the lamp by Dr. H R Nagendra, Chancellor, S-VAYSA and Dr. Ramesh Gautham, National General Secretary, Arogya Bharati. Dr. R Nagarathna, Medical Director, Arogyadhama, delivered the welcome address. Dr. Ramesh Gauthamji, gave opening remarks. He briefed about the need for Indian health policy. Dr. H R Nagendraji delivered the inaugural address. He said ‘research in AYUSH system of medicine in very much needed. The day should come when AYUSH should become the main stream medicine and allopathy should be secondary choice. And also he highlighted the efforts of S-VYASA in spreading yoga to stop diabetes in national level. Dr. Manjunath N K, Joint Director – R & D presented the vote of thanks. Followed by inaugural function delegates were divided in to three groups to do brain storming on formulating Indian health policy. The program was concluded on August 17, 2014 afternoon. The discussions and presentation were turned in to policy recommendations to Department of Health, Govt. of India.
For more see latest issue of Yoga Sudha – Sept, 2014