webinar on Integrated Approach to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic held on 24thNovember 2020
Prof. (Dr.) Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India said that our protocol is not from illness to wellness but it is illness to happiness. She also
Prof. (Dr.) Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India said that our protocol is not from illness to wellness but it is illness to happiness. She also mentioned that 400 patients have successfully recovered from COVID 19 in their institute through Ayurveda and only 4% needed integration with oxygen. She also requested support from modern allopathic doctors on capacity building for severe cases. She also highlighted few products such as olive oil, soya oil, mustard oil, chyawanprash and giloy, which are in a huge demand and registering 20% to 40% annual growth. She also talked about the significance of AYUSH Sanjivani app which has been subscribed by around 1.87 cr people who are getting benefitted from the app.
Prof. (Dr.) Nesari also talked about the daily rise of new COVID-19 cases in various cities, while sharing the data, she highlighted that the recovery rate is much higher than the affected cases & mentioned that we have to be ready for new normal adaption to fight with current pandemic. She said many Ayurvedic herbs such as Kadha and Immunomodulators are playing a very significant role in building the overall immunity of an individual and also keeping them safe from the virus. She also talked about e-Advisory, which reaches out to more than 150 countries and launch of AYURAKSHA, a joint venture of AIIA & Delhi Police for maintaining the health of front line COVID warriors -Delhi police personal through Ayurveda immunity boosting measures.
Shri. Arvind Varchaswi, Chair, AYUSH Committee, PHDCCI gave a welcome address and talked about integrating modern medicine with the Ayurveda & Homeopathy systems of medicine along with role of our traditional healthcare systems including Yoga. He also mentioned that there’s a need for building a bridge between traditional and modern healthcare systems through an integrated approach towards holistic health.
He also talked about some major Ayurvedic herbs like giloy and ashwagandh, and Immunomodulators which could help in raising the overall immunity to fight against COVID.
Dr. T.S. Kler, Chairman, PSRI Heart Institute said by adapting a healthy lifestyle, exercising with positive attitude could help to fight against any disease. Dr. Kler said modern medicine and Ayurveda should have a joint approach & studies should be published in medical journals for creating awareness about any concept. He mentioned there’s a need for collaboration of these two medicines for taking it to next level.
Dr. R.N. Wahi, Homeopathy Physician & Vice President, SDHA shared his personal experience that how Homeopathy could also play a significant role in fighting against this virus. Dr. wahi also talked about the integrated approach and how Immunomodulators, regular exercise and good diet could be very helpful in developing immunity of any individual.
Dr. Himanshu S Tiwari, Medical Advisor, Multani Pharmaceuticals Ltd shared a brief presentation on current therapy available for COVID-19, which involves only symptomatic treatment, supportive care and prevention. Dr. Tiwari also mentioned about the preventive approach with Ayurveda, Siddha & Unani and highlighted about need for an integrated approach to fight with ongoing pandemic.
He also shared that general preventive measures and herbs like Tulsi leaves, crushed ginger and turmeric could be beneficial in developing overall immunity. He mentioned about practice of Yogasana and Pranayama under the guidance of qualified Yoga Instructor could also play a major role in combating with COVID-19.
Dr. Tiwari also recommended about some Ayurvedic Immunity herbs like Chyavanprasha and AYUSH Kwath which could also be useful in immunity building.
Mr. Sava Zixvanovich, Managing Director, Vyom Digital Services Ltd mentioned about the services of Vyom Smart Care by Pi an android app, which connects patients in need and helps in getting medical care. Mr. Sava also talked about the digital platform which can integrate the pathies and treating mild cases by Ayurveda & Homeopathy and severe cases through modern medicine and hospitals.
Mr. Sava also shared the USPs of Vyom Smart Care and a personalized Healthcare plan with e-insurance, e pharmacy and all world class health facilities with a click. He urged all medical providers to come forward and work together to develop a better digital system, which could be very helpful for the patients.
The session ended with a formal vote of thanks by Mr. Vivek Seigell, Principal Director, PHDCCI by thanking all the panellists, Sponsor and attendees for joining today’s webinar on integrated approach to fight with ongoing pandemic.
The webinar was sponsored by Vyom Digital Services Ltd.