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International conference on standardisation of AYUSH terminologies concludes in Delhi

Sixteen countries -- Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Serbia, Curacao, Cuba, Myanmar, Equatorial Guinea, Qatar, Ghana, Bhutan, Uzbekistan, India, Switzerland, Iran, Jamaica and Japan -- came together for the cause of traditional medicine at this conference

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ICoSDiTAUS-2020, a two-day international conference on standardisation of diagnosis and terminologies in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha Systems of Medicine recently concluded Delhi with adopting the “New Delhi Declaration on Collection and Classification of Traditional Medicine (TM) Diagnostic Data.”

The sixteen countries which came together for the cause of traditional medicine at this conference are Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Serbia, Curacao, Cuba, Myanmar, Equatorial Guinea, Qatar, Ghana, Bhutan, Uzbekistan, India, Switzerland, Iran, Jamaica and Japan.

ICoSDiTAUS-2020 is the biggest ever international event dedicated to standardisation of diagnosis and terminologies of traditional medicine in terms of the broad level of participation covering virtually all the continents.

In her inaugural address at the conference, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO – SEARO underlined the power of TM systems and their significance in addressing the public health challenges of the 21st century.

Dr Samira Asma, Assistant Director General, WHO,