Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Department of Integrative Medicine at Safdarjung Hospital
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Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways and AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya jointly inaugurated the Department of Integrated Medicine at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi on 7 February.
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This Department of Integrated Medicine will further the collaboration between traditional and modern systems of medicine to provide better service to the citizens.
These centers will treat patients using both Ayurveda and modern medicine.
Integrative medicine aims to harness the potential of India's rich heritage and medical knowledge, along with using modern advances in allopathy.
The government will also set up a Department of Integrated Medicine in AIIMS Delhi.
The Central Government has decided to open Integrated Medical Centers in all government medical establishments, especially all AIIMS in the country.
Integration of AYUSH with Modern Medicine for Holistic Health is Integrative Medicine.
The Ministry of AYUSH was set up on the 9 November 2014 to revive the knowledge of traditional Indian systems of medicine.
AYUSH focuses on education and research in the fields of Ayurveda, Yoga Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy.
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