NITI Aayog releases compendium of AYUSH practices for management of COVID-19

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Suman Beri said that during the outbreak of COVID-19 it is important to communicate the learnings from the time of testing how AYUSH practices were implemented at the national and state level which benefitted the people.

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Suman Beri said that during the outbreak of COVID-19 it is important to communicate the learnings from the time of testing how AYUSH practices were implemented at the national and state level which benefitted the people.

Government policy think tank NITI Aayog has released a compendium of AYUSH based practices from states and union territories to prevent and manage the outbreak of COVID-19, an official statement said.

Releasing the collection, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Suman Berry said that during the outbreak of COVID-19 it is important to communicate the learnings from the time of testing how AYUSH practices were implemented at the national and state level which benefitted the people. .

Mr Berry said that this collection provides focused information on the practices adopted by various states and union territories of India to strengthen the country’s fight against COVID-19, using the resources and interventions of AYUSH.

Also, speaking on the occasion, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said that he hoped that the exercises documented in this collection will be useful for addressing any outbreak of pandemic in future and as an integrated approach to health action. Will also serve as a model.

According to the statement, in preparing the compendium of AYUSH-based practices, NITI Aayog has approached all State Governments and Union Territory Administrations, requesting them to share the AYUSH practices undertaken for COVID-19 mitigation and management. .

While the report indicates that the traditional health care systems in the country will be further strengthened, the integration of evidence-based AYUSH services with the modern system has the potential to significantly strengthen India’s health care system, the statement said.