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  1. WHO benchmarks for the training of ayurveda  (11 February 2022)

    Overview

    The WHO benchmarks for the training of Ayurveda is an update of its previous version published in 2010. It defines the minimum requirement/criteria for establishing training of Ayurveda in WHO Member States. It provides the fundamental knowledge requirements for all those involved in practice and training of Ayurveda, including safety issues related to its clinical application and medicinal preparation. The document shall serve as a reference to national authorities to establish/strengthen regulatory standards to ensure qualified training and practice of Ayurveda. The document is aligned with the objectives of the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-23. It reflects consensus arrived through established WHO processes from the community of practitioners in Ayurveda, health service providers, academics, health system managers, and regulators. The document provides information on types of training including training requirements for Ayurveda practitioners and associate Ayurveda service providers, presents the requirements on competency-based knowledge and skills for Ayurveda practitioners and associate Ayurveda providers, and provides content and structures for different training programmes. 

    WHO benchmarks for the training of ayurveda

https://apps.who.int/iris/rest/bitstreams/1408155/retrieve

 

2.WHO benchmarks for the practice of ayurveda (11 february 2022)

Overview

The WHO benchmarks for the practice of Ayurveda defines the minimum requirement/criteria for establishing practice in Ayurveda in WHO Member States. It provides minimum reference standards for safety, and quality of Ayurveda practice.  This document shall provide WHO Member States with general and minimum technical requirements for quality assurance and regulation of Ayurveda practice. The document is aligned with the objectives of the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-23. It reflects consensus arrived through established WHO processes from the community of practitioners in Ayurveda, health service providers, academics, health system managers, and regulators. The document provides information and describes levels of practice in Ayurveda, describes the different categories of Ayurveda health service providers, describes requirements for infrastructure and facilities, presents relevant requirements and considerations on practice of the Ayurveda health interventions, provides relevant requirements and considerations of the Health products and medical devices used in Ayurveda practice, emphasizes key elements for the safe practice of Ayurveda, presents the requirements and relevant considerations of Regulatory, legal and ethical aspects of Ayurveda practice, and suggests the process for management of health data

WHO benchmarks for the practice of ayurveda

https://apps.who.int/iris/rest/bitstreams/1408134/retrieve

 

3. Ayurveda Pharmacopea of India:

Part I (has information regarding 418 individual herbs)

API-Part1-Vol-1 (80 herbs)

API-Part1-Vol-2 (78 herbs)

API-Part1-Vol-3 (100 herbs)

API-Part1-Vol-4 (68 herbs)

API-Part1–Vol-5 (92 herbs)

Part II (has information regarding 101 formulations)

api-Part2-Vol1 (50 formulations)

Api-part-2-vol-2 (51 formulations)

 

4. Glossary of terms in Ayurveda

  • Glossary-Ayurveda (The terms are either Sanskrit or English-the explanation in English)

Click to access glossary-ayurveda.pdf

  • STANDARDIZED AYURVEDIC TERMINOLOGIES (SAT):

http://namstp.ayush.gov.in/#/sat

  • MORBIDITY CODES – AYURVEDA

http://namstp.ayush.gov.in/#/Ayurveda

 

5. Ayurveda Research Portal (Goverment of India)

http://ayushportal.nic.in

6. Ayurveda Drossier

Contains information about ayurveda published by the Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Sidha, Government of India

http://www.ccras.nic.in/AYURVEDA%20The%20Science%20of%20Life.pdf

7. Repository of pharmacology of individual herbs according to Ayurveda Medicine (in Sanskrit / indian languages / diacritic english /phonetic)

niimh.ap.nic.in/ebooks/e-Nighantu/

8. Herbal medicinal products – European Union

https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/human-regulatory/herbal-medicinal-products?fbclid=IwAR35oQ2NmsMw9L0B_1QgCSrNujuiwYRJdPJi-8xus86LfYLKS7WfJbZ6P5E

 

USEFUL LINKS:

who traditional medicine stratergy 2014-2023

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