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CII to launch Ayur Shield immunity clinics in Kerala

Our Bureau Kochi | Updated on May 31, 2020 Published on May 31, 2020

Confederation of Indian Industry has brought together 7,000 ayurveda shops and clinics in Kerala to launch Ayur Shield immunity clinics.

The concept of Ayur Shield immunity clinics was ideated by the industry body with the support of ayurveda associations such as Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturers Association of India, Ayurveda Hospital Management Association and Ayurveda Management Association of India.

Welcoming the initiative and seeking the cooperation of the private sector in improving the immunity of people, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said ayurveda immunity clinics could play a key role in preventing diseases.

State Health Minister KK Shailaja suggested the need for more ayurveda research to popularise the traditional system of medicine. The Minister also officially announced the launch of the ayurveda community website ayurvedacommunity.org, which will be the single-point centre for all information related to Ayur Shield.

Ayur Shield will be an extension of Government Ayur Raksha Clinics and both will work towards enhancing immunity among people and development of the ayurveda sector in Kerala, said PM Varier, Convenor, CII Ayurveda Panel and Chief Physician, Arya Vaidyasala, Kottakal.

Kerala will be able to show the world the power of ayurveda, which will revive the sector and lead to increased employment opportunity, said S Sajikumar, Past Chairman, CII Kerala State Council, and Managing Director of Dhathri Ayurveda.

The clinics will have common protocols, language to communicate, and documentation for proof of results. These clinics will function in all 6,000 ayurveda medical shops and 1,500 ayurveda clinics in the State as specialty department, said Ramanathan, General Secretary, Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturers Association of India.

Published on May 31, 2020
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