Ayurvedic Hospital observes World Arthritis Day -2017

JAMMU, OCT 12: Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Jammu organized a Seminar to observe World Arthritis Day -2017 here today. Dr Virender Mahajan, noted Ayurvedic Physician and recipient of National as well as State Government Award for developing anti-arthritis herbal drug, was the main Speaker on the occasion
While speaking on the occasion, Dr Mahajan said that it was a coincidence that Ministry of Ayush, Government of India has also declared a theme ‘Management of Pain through Ayurveda’ which is also related with arthritis in broader terms. Dr Taran Singh deserves appreciation for utilizing the event with a positive note, he added.
He further said that a number of medicines and methodologies are available in texts of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is not only a system of treatment but it also preaches how to live healthy and disease-free life, he added. Dr Mahajan also shared his experiences about his novel innovation on ‘Salai-guggul’. After discussion, it was established that making Ayurvedic medicines is not simply a mixing of herbs, but is a processing which makes medicines safe and effective.
Dr Devender Gupta, Deputy Director, ISM stressed upon the need of qualitative and effective and evidence based Medicines. He hailed contribution of Dr Virender Mahajan for making Jammu proud.
Dr Taran Singh, while speaking on the occasion, stressed upon the Ayurvedic doctors to know about the strengths and weaknesses of the systems. Ayurveda has great opportunity for researchers to explore the oceans of medical knowledge.
Dr Mahesh Chander Sharma, Senior Medical Officer spoke in detail about ‘Swasthwrit’. He stated that Ayurveda not only treats an ailment, but it cures ailment and suggest ways and means for further prevention. He further stated that this year Nobel Prize in Medicines was based on Ayurveda concept.
Dr Rohit Gupta, Nodel Officer, Samba presented formal vote of thanks and requested Dr Mahajan for supporting such events in future for updating of scientific knowledge among Ayurvedic community.