Nepal’s Prime Minister attends; experts discuss ideal health, chronic disorder prevention, & natural approaches to age reversal
Over 350 delegates, including scholars, researchers, physicians, academicians, and policymakers in Ayurveda and more than 100 Nepali Vaidyas, attended the Seventh International Ayurveda Congress (IAVC) on 3-5 March 2023.
Three days of seminars and presentations on the medical, herbal, pharmaceutical, engineering, science, and application of Ayurveda were held.
“The Government of Nepal is willing to support Ayurveda for the research of indigenous medicinal plants, as well as to develop Nepal’s Ayurveda Pharmacopoeia and formulary”, said Honourable Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepal’s Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Dahal added “The Government will promote Ayurveda Hospitals, Panchakarma and Wellness Centres for the promotion of medical tourism in Nepal”. The Nepali government will also assist Nepali Ayurveda companies in promoting the quality of Ayurvedic medicines in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice Standards.
The International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation, The Netherlands; the All India Ayurvedic Congress, New Delhi; the International Academy of Ayurved, Pune, India; and the Nepal Maharishi Vedic Foundation as the local host, led by honourable Deepak Prakash Baskota, former State Home Minister and executive chair of the National Cooperative Federation of Nepal; and the Ayurveda Doctors Association of Nepal collaborated on this congress. The Nepali Ayurveda Community, composed of more than 100 Vaidyas, doctors and Ayurvedic practitioners, participated enthusiastically in the congress.
At the conclusion of the Ayurveda Congress, a Resolution was adopted to formulate a “Roadmap for Holistic Health for All through Ayurveda”. The Roadmap sets goals and objectives for increasing the acceptance and application of Ayurvedic methods all over the globe.
These include establishing the highest quality training in Ayurveda; promoting scientific research on Ayurveda to showcase its preventive and curative benefits; ensuring global availability of authentic Ayurveda products by overcoming regulatory hurdles and implementing procedures to guarantee safety and purity; and implementing public health campaigns to promote Ayurveda and Yoga for better health.
For more information on the Congress, please visit: internationalayurvedacongress.com/nepal-2023/