Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha chaired a high-level assembly to evaluate the assorted interventions made by the Ministry within the current months to contribute to the preventive steps and administration of Covid-19.
Principal secretaries and secretaries of AYUSH and health departments of various states and UTs took part within the assembly held by way of video conferencing.
An official launch mentioned on Tuesday that Kotecha appraised the states in regards to the not too long ago launched National Ayurveda and Yoga Protocol for Management of Covid-19, the necessity to expedite the operationalising of AYUSH Health Wellness Centres authorised below National AYUSH Mission (NAM) and the pressing want to enhance the expenditure and fund move below NAM.
The AYUSH Grid mission of the Ministry, which goals to determine a unified IT spine for the sector, was mentioned intimately.
Information in regards to the completion of a cloud-based AYUSH Health Management Information System (A-HMIS)which could be put to make use of by all AYUSH institutions was welcomed by all.
The A-HMIS is one among the many 14 completely different pilot tasks which were applied below the AYUSH Grid mission. The AYUSH Ministry invited all states/UTs to utilize this HMIS to streamline the hospital processes of their respective domains.
The Secretary highlighted the essential steps taken by the Ministry of AYUSH within the context of Covid-19, nevertheless, he cautioned that the protocol shouldn’t result in a false sense of security.
He sought positive co-operation and participation of the states within the implementation of the protocol to handle Covid-19 pandemic successfully and defined that the launched of such a protocol was a landmark within the mainstreaming of AYUSH techniques.
During the assembly, the states and UTs shared their experiences and actions they’ve carried out within the context of Covid-19.
“The joint efforts and sharing of experiences, it was agreed by all, will lead to the potential of AYUSH Ministry’s systems being tapped on a nation-wide scale for fighting the pandemic,” the launched mentioned.