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AYUSH Ministry paves way to strengthen Ayurveda and other traditional Indian medicine

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) and American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, US was signed in this regard on 13th September, 2021

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The Ministry of Ayush has paved the way for strengthening the quality of Ayurvedic and other Indian traditional medicine products globally, and also enhancing their export potential, especially to the US market. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) and American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, US was signed in this regard on 13th September, 2021.

The MoU was signed virtually and the Ministry of Ayush has entered this MOU with the specific purpose of strengthening, promotion, and development of standards in the field of Ayurveda and other Indian traditional systems of medicine between the two countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.

This collaboration of efforts will go a long way in enhancing the export potential of the ASU&H (Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy) drugs. Under this MoU, there will be the constitution of a joint committee to develop the action plan along with timelines for the development of monographs and other activities for cooperation in the field of traditional medicine.

The Ministry feels that this MoU will develop the confidence of the global community about the safety of ASU&H drugs. One of the major outcomes