Ministry of AYUSH Government Schemes
Name of the scheme
Few Points to remember
National Ayush Mission
To provide good AYUSH services, with universal access by upgrading AYUSH hospitals and dispensaries, co-location of AYUSH facilities at PHCs, community health centres, and district hospital
- It is a centrally sponsored scheme
- It was introduced in 2014
- AYUSH systems of medicine, namely Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa-Rigpa, and Homoeopathy.
- Components of the mission include both the mandatory as well as the flexible components
The aim is to provide cost-effective treatment and control of non-communicable disease of Diabetes
- It was launched in 2016
- It will be implemented throughout the country through a specially designed National Treatment Protocol for effective management of Diabetes through Ayurveda
Swasthya Raksha program
The objective is to promote health, health education in the village
- It spreads awareness about the cleanliness of domestic surroundings and environment
- In this program, mass campaigning through rallies, Nukkad Nataks focusing on personal, environmental and social hygiene are being undertaken for creating awareness about hygiene and health
Scheme for Promoting Pharmacovigilance of AYUSH Drugs
- Developing the culture of documenting adverse impacts and
undertake safety monitoring of AYUSH drugs.
- Surveillance of advertisements appearing in the print or electronic media which are misleading in nature.
- It intends to facilitate the establishment of a three-tier network of National Pharmacovigilance Centre (NPvCC), Intermediary Pharmacovigilance Centres (IPvCCs) and Peripheral Pharmacovigilance Centres (PPvCC).
- All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH has been designated as National Pharmacovigilance Centre for coordinating various activities of the initiative.
- It will facilitate the detection of potentially unsafe ASU&H medicine.
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