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Director ISM appreciates efforts of AYUSH staff in fighting COVID-19

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SRINAGAR, JUNE 25: Director, Indian Systems of Medicine Dr. Mohan Singh, J&K appreciated the tireless efforts put by AYUSH Staff (Doctors and other Non-Gazetted Staff) during the COVID-19 pandemic in Union Territory of J&K.

He said that under the guidance of Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo the Medical and paramedical staff of ISM have left no stone unturned in providing best AYUSH Health Care services to the masses during the challenging time of COVID-19 pandemic.

The Director said that as per the advisories of Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, the AYUSH Staff provided exemplary services in distribution of Immunity boosting AYUSH Medicines and single herbs like Unnab (Berr), Behidana (Bahl), Sapistan (Lasoda) and Amla, to frontline workers of Health and Medical Education Department, Old age homes, PRIs, Police Department, Administrative Units, Municipal Corporations, Municipalities etc.

He added that AYUSH staff was also performing duties in Quarantine Centres, Surveillance Teams, Rapid Response Teams, Screening, IEC, District COVID-19 Control Rooms, etc.

Singh appreciated the efforts of AYUSH Staff in organizing the Yoga Week and International Day of Yoga-2020 successfully.

He said that International Day of Yoga-2020 was celebrated around the theme of ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic and links were created on social, digital media platforms like facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Zoom, etc. and on Zoom application as well.

Further, he appreciated Assistant Director In-charge, RARIUD, CCRAS, Jammu, Dr. V.C.Deep in organizing a webinar on sensitisation of AYUSH Practitioners and public regarding adherence of AYUSH advisories and measures in prevention of Covid-19 through AYUSH Sanjevani mobile app for impact assessment study in which nearly 100 AYUSH practitioners participated.

Director ISM, on the occasion requested all the participants to encourage the masses to download the Sanjevani App and avail benefits out of it.

He also said that the Yoga Videos in bilingual languages Dogri and Kashmiri were also released by Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor at Raj Bhawan Jammu and these videos were also telecasted by TV Channels and on various social, digital media platforms like facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Zoom, etc.

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