DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 13 (MExN): Integrated AYUSH Hospital Noklak conducted an AYUSH Medicine System awareness cum Free Health Camp at Nokyan village, Noklak Oct 12.
Speaking at the health camp on the topic “AYUSH Medicine System”, Dr. Imkongchiba, Residential Medical Officer, IAH Noklak, stated that the term AYUSH stands for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy systems of medicine and that within these medical systems, drug therapies play an important role in curing disease and maintaining health.
“These drugs comprise of natural molecules which are better absorbed and utilized in the human body and produce effect without adverse drug reaction in comparison to the synthetic molecules,” he said. Imkongchiba further maintained that AYUSH has gained confidence as other systems of medicine.
Throwing further light on the topic, Dr. Meyajungla, IAH Noklak, said that AYUSH medicines come under the category of experienced medicine and are time tested, cost effective, and known for safety issues. Stressing that the relevance of AYUSH has become more now, Meyajungla said that AYUSH medicines are widely used as a standalone option or as adjunct with Bio medicine in the long term diseases. “They cannot be regarded as competitors rather they are complimentary to each other,” she added.
The medical team was comprised of Dr. Imkongchiba, Dr. Meyajungla, and Dr. Among, as well as 4 nurses, 1 technician and 1 medicine dispenser. Altogether 161 patients were provided free health tests and medicines in the AYUSH Awareness cum Free health camp.