Ques. Critically analyse the measures adopted by the government to promote Homoeopathy across the nation.
The Central Government has constituted Central Council of Homoeopathy under the provisions of Homeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 to regulate education and practice of Homoeopathy.
The Central Government has also established an apex Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy to carry out research activities in different aspects of Homoeopathy. It has a network of 22 research centers and 05 Homoeopathic treatment centers and is carrying out intramural research including collaboration with institutes of excellence. CCRH is undertaking various public health initiative programmes like ‘Homoeopathy for healthy child’ with Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RSBK) launched by Government of India, and Integrating AYSUH systems (Homoeopathy) in National Programme for prevention and control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The Central Government has provided treatment facilities in Homeopathy under its CGHS Scheme in seventeen (17) different towns and cities.
The Central Government is in the process of establishment of a North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy at Shillong.