House of Commons
EDM #418
Tabled 17 October 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises the 2nd Ayurveda Day on 17 October 2017 espoused by the Indian Government in 2016; acknowledges the World Health Organisation has always emphasised the value of proper rules and regulations for the practice of traditional medicines in their country of origin as well as for its global accreditation among its member countries; notes that since the dawn of human civilisation, Ayurveda is credited with the distinction of being the first indigenous medical system; accepts that Ayurveda is a means of maintaining good heaIth; further recognises that Ayurveda empowers patients and restores them as agents of their own health and healing; and urges the consideration of Ayurveda to be included as part of prevention and well-being initiatives for NHS.