3-day Indian traditional healthcare workshop and exhibition concludes at Hitex in Hyderabad

Three day Indian Traditional Healthcare Workshop and Exhibition which started on August 24, 2018 at Hitex, Madhapur in Hyderabad concluded on 26 August, 2018.

Dr A Rajender Reddy, Commissioner In Charge, Department of Ayush, Government of Telangana and Dr. Keshavlu, Director of Telangana State Organic Certificate Authority (TSOCA) graced and inaugurated the expo. 

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Rajender Reddy said Telangana state Government has set up three five bed Ayush hospitals. Another five twenty bed hospitals are coming up at district hospitals. We are trying to improve  Ayush infrastructure in the state and fill in 183 vacancies of medical officers and lecturers, he stated.

Dr. Keshavlu, Director of TSOCA speaking on the sidelines of the event said, “Before 1965, the entire Agriculture used to be organic. We need to reverse that trend.  Towards that Telangana Government has set up TSOCA for organic certification by adopting the National Standards of Organic Production(NSOP) under the National Program for Organic Production(NPOP). This is a certification procedure by which the certification body assures that the produce is methodically assessed and conforms as organically produced”.  

The expo was organsied by Hyderabad based BigMarketeer with support from Department of Ayush, Government of Telangana. Over 125 stall were set up and 80 exhibitors participated in it showcasing their products, services, offerings and therapies. Some of the exhibitors were Pragati Group, Big Basket, Panama Agriculture among others.  

Some of the highlights of the expo were paper bags, pencils, books produces by cow dung.  Gau Kriti exhibited these products. Oxy 99 displayed portable oxygen cylinders costing Rs 650. The six litres of IP medical grade 99% pure oxygen helps save many lives said A. Vishwanath. Save Grain Bags was also showcased which is used for effective storage of food grains, nuts, flour and seeds. They are environmentally friendly and reduce pollution according to the promoters. 

The expo featured alternative medicine centers, herbal medicine companies, fitness, wellness centers and spas, diet clinics, yoga centers, panchakarma centers, hospitals, millets, organic and natural foods and farm producers, pharmaceutical and phyto-pharmaceutical companies, educational institutions and others.

Sessions on Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Unani, Naturopathy and Organic and Millets were organized as a part of the exhibition.   Experts on various subjects of topical interest addressed the sessions. It also showcased various organic and natural farm produce from across the country. 

The expo was organized with support of  Department of Ayush, Government of Telangana and other institutes. Speaking about the expo, Dr. A. Rajender Reddy, Commissioner In Charge, Department of Ayush, Government of Telangana told people to “think of health when you are in health, not when you are sick”. That is too late.  “Decrease usage of Antibiotics and pain killers and take a holistic approach while taking a treatment.  Today unfortunately allopathic treatment is compartmentalized. It is highly specialized organ wise, and no one gives holistic treatment”, he added.

Expos like this  showcases Telangana as destination for traditional health care to foreign visitors.

Source : www.pharmabiz.com





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