Coronavirus, COVID, Genus epidemicus, Homoeopathy, Nosode, Preventive
The Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), with support from the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, organised its first Webinar on World Homoeopathy Day on 10 April 2020 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr Samuel Hahnemann. Considering the need of hour and utilising the advancements of digital platforms, the CCRH decided to organise this webinar focusing on the role of Homoeopathy in COVID-19, for the homoeopathic fraternity and to unite them digitally. The webinar was inaugurated by Shri. Shripad Naik, Minister of State (IC), Ministry of AYUSH; Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Sh. PK Pathak, Additional Secretary; and Sh. Roshan Jaggi, Joint Secretary from the Ministry of AYUSH, also graced the occasion with their live addresses. Keynote speaker Prof. George Vithoulkas, Director, International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, Dr Robbert V Haselen, Member, Homoeopathic Pharmacopeia of United States, and Prof. Aaron To, Director, Living Homoeopathy, Hong Kong, also joined in as valued speakers. Significant deliberations were also made by Dr V. K. Gupta, Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, CCRH, Dr Anil Khurana, Director General In-charge, CCRH; Dr Raj K Manchanda, Director, Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Delhi; Dr S R K Vidyarthi Director, Ministry of AYUSH; and Dr Subhas Singh, Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata. The Council humbly thanks them for their generosity and sparing their valuable time for this event at a short notice.
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Chalia D, Verma O, Bharti K. World Homoeopathy Day 2020: Connecting digitally during the adversities of COVID-19 lockdown. Indian J Res Homoeopathy 2020;14(2):160-167. doi: 10.4103/ijrh.ijrh_39_20