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Delhi to host World Homoeopathic Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 16:45

New Delhi: In an attempt to bring
"homoeopathy" in mainstream of public health care, 2,500
doctors from 70 countries are expected to participate in an
international conference here to explore homoeopathic solution
to challenges such as H1N1 outbreak.

The capital will host the 66th World Homoeopathic
Congress for four days beginning December one. The theme of
the conference will be `Homoeopathy for the Public Health`.

The Congress aims at exploring homoeopathic solution
to emerging as well as challenging epidemics ranging from H1N1
to other pandemics like dengue and chikunguniya, Dr RK
Manchanda, organising secretary of conference, told reporters.

More than 2,500 homoeopaths and 70 countries would
participate in the conference this year, Dr Ramjee Singh, the
president of the conference, said.

"In the era of new pandemics, epidemics, drug
reactions and drug resistance, Homoeopathy has come up as a
bankable solution for many," Manchanda said.

The issues that would come up for the discussion
include dengue, chikunguniya, pain management during child
birth, HIV and AIDS related cases, epilepsy in children and
mother and child health, he said.

"India has emerged as the latest hub of Homoeopathic
activities in the world.... The credit goes to the hard work
of Indian Homoeopaths, pro-active association and the Indian
Government`s support," another organiser Dr SPS Bakshi said.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 16:45

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