Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Doctor of Philosophy Regulations, 2024

Under these regulations, all matters concerning the Ph.D. program at the Institute will be overseen by Research Committees, with general supervision from the Governing body. Applicants for the doctoral program will be classified into various categories based on their funding source or employment status. Admissions to the Ph.D. program will be conducted annually, with entrance tests typically held in October-November. The Institute will publish an academic calendar specifying all important dates related to the admission process, including advertisement, application submission, and entrance test results.

WHO to Include Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani Morbidity Codes

The ICD series by WHO serves as a global standard for classifying diseases, providing a common language for health information. While the existing data primarily reflects modern biomedical practices, the upcoming ICD 11 TM Module 2 aims to incorporate data and terminology from Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani (ASU) systems, bringing global uniformity to the classification of traditional medicine.

SMART 2.0 Launched For Ayurveda Teaching Professionals

SMART 2.0 is an acronym for ‘Scope for Mainstreaming Ayurveda Research among Teaching professionals.’ It aims to facilitate robust clinical studies in priority areas of Ayurveda through collaboration with academic institutions and hospitals nationwide. Academic institutions interested in participating in collaborative research activities can submit their ‘Expression of Interest’.

MedTech Mitra Launched To Empower Innovators in Healthcare

Acknowledging the import dependency of India’s MedTech sector, which stands at 80%, the Minister underscored the progress made through production-linked incentive schemes, investments in medical drug parks, and the implementation of the MedTech research policy and incentive scheme. The collaborative initiative of ‘MedTech Mitra’ is expected to drive indigenous development, making quality MedTech devices more affordable and reducing import dependence.

NMC Calls for Expertise in Developing Specialized Medical Library

The success of this initiative relies on the collaborative efforts of experts in the field, and the NMC is confident that their commitment and knowledge will contribute significantly to the establishment of a world-class resource for medical education and research.

India and Netherlands Collaborate on Medical Product Regulation

India and Netherlands have formalized their commitment to enhance medical product regulation and elevate the quality of healthcare services through a Memorandum of Intent (MoI). The collaboration aims to foster cooperation in pharmaceutical and medical technology industries, a significant stride towards global health goals.

Govt. of Delhi modifies Conditions for Establishing New Physiotherapy Courses

The amendment states that performance guarantee, furnished by institutions desirous of starting a new or higher course, must be valid for 5 years and be renewable after the expiry of this period. Additionally, renewal of permission granted for increase in the admission capacity for Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) or Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) courses shall be subject to and revalidation, if necessary, of the performance bank guarantee every five years till continuation of course.