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Indian Government and College of Medicine to create UK AYUSH centres of excellence

The College of Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) to create centres of excellence in the UK.

Indian Deputy High Commissioner Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik and Chair of the College of Medicine, Dr Michael Dixon, sign the memorandum of understanding to create new AYUSH centres in the UK

The Department of Health for India and donors in the UK will give funding for the centres to be established.

The Ministry of AYUSH, based in New Dehli, was formed in 2014 to ensure the optimal development and propagation of systems of health care around Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.

The Indian government will match private UK donations to fund the AYUSH centres in the UK

Indian ambassador Mr. Dinesh K. Patnaik and Chair of the College of Medicine, Dr Michael Dixon agreed the joint venture to provide the UK centres, which will offer and research traditional Indian medicine, in London on April 17th.