WHO Global Centre: Prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Center for Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar, Gujarat. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization also participated in the program. Addressing the program, PM Modi said that Today all of us are witnessing a very big event for health and wellness all over the world. I am especially grateful to the Director General of WHO Dr. Tedros. I thank him on behalf of every Indian.
Respect for both India’s contribution and India’s potential: Modi
PM Modi said,WHO has entered into a new partnership with India in the form of this center of traditional medicine. It is a recognition of both India’s contribution and India’s potential in the field of traditional medicine. India is taking this partnership as a huge responsibility to serve the entire humanity.Today, when India is celebrating the nectar festival of independence, the foundation stone laid during that period is ushering in the era of traditional medicine across the world for the coming 25 years.
PM Modi further said, “More than 5 decades ago, the world’s first Ayurveda University was established in Jamnagar. Here is one of the best Ayurveda Institute Institute of Teaching & Research in Ayurveda. Now this Global Center of the World Health Organization will give Jamnagar a new height in the field of wellness at the global level.Traditional medicine of India is not limited to treatment only, Rather it is a holistic science of life.
International Yoga Day is helping the world: Pm Modi
PM Modi said,Through International Yoga Day, yoga is becoming popular and helping people around the world to reduce mental stress, balance mind-body-consciousness. I am satisfied that the UN has accepted India’s proposal to promote the use of millets. Year Declaring 2023 as International Millet Year is a very beneficial step for humanity.
PM Modi set five goals for the Global Center in the program
First goal- It is a collection of traditional knowledge, using technology, to create a database of them.
Second goal- The GCTM should also create international standards for testing and certification of traditional medicines.
Third goal- GCTM should be a platform where experts from the world’s traditional systems of medicine come together, come together, share their experiences.
Fourth goal- Must be associated with investment in research. GCTM should mobilize funding for research in the field of traditional medicine.
Fifth goal- associated with the treatment protocol.