A two day National Convention on World Homoeopathy Day was on 10 April 2017 successfully concluded in New Delhi. The theme of the convention was 'Enhancing Quality of Research in Homoeopathy'.
As per the Ministry of AYUSH, the objective of this convention is to deliberate on the existing scenario of Homeopathy in India and other countries and develop strategies for formulating national policies.
The convention was organised by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), an autonomous research organization of Ministry of AYUSH. The event was organised to commemorate the 262nd birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day 2017.
Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann was a German physician, a great scholar, linguist and an acclaimed scientist. Hahnemann and his scientific aptitude helped him to discover a healing system of Homeopathy based on infallible laws of nature.
National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH)
On the occasion, the Ministry of AYUSH announced to constitute National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) as the regulatory body to standardise Homoeopathy.
National Commission for Homoeopathy will have four boards, one each for regulation of undergraduate education; postgraduate education; accreditation and assessment of institutions and regulation of the practice of the profession.
About World Homoeopathy Day
• Every year, 10 April is celebrated all over the world as ‘World Homeopathy Day' as a tribute to Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann.
• The week following the birth date of Hahnemann, that is, 10 April- 16 April is observed as the World Homeopathic Awareness Week.
• Samuel Hahnemann is the Father of Homeopathy, Father of Human Pharmacology , Father of Nano Medicine and the Father of Infinite Dilution concept in Chemistry.