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Ayurveda Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 80: tabled on 29 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates on 5 November 2019 the 4th Annual Ayurveda Day as espoused by the Government of India in 2016; acknowledges that Ayurveda, an ancient system of natural healthcare, is based on holistic and multi-dimensional approaches to health; recognises that its ethos is closely aligned with those of the World Health Organisation as preventative and curative for some health conditions; notes health means wholeness and that to promote health in the individual and in society a holistic approach is needed, at the heart of which is a comprehensive health education programme; and calls on the Government to integrate elements of Ayurveda into all levels of the National Health Service and provide natural healthcare education programmes in schools and colleges as a basis for improving the social and emotional wellbeing of young people.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.