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Karnataka Knowledge Commission - Homeopathy Study Group

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A presentation made to the Karnataka Knowledge Commission, impressing upon it, to provide equitable positioning for homeopathy in the health policies of the state of Karnataka, India

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  • hello sir
    ur idea for developing Homeopathy in karnataka is good
    even i have some Idea to develop the Govt Hospitals in the State , make a transparency so that we can make our Health System best in the world. If u give me a chance so that i can try to serve my nation
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Karnataka Knowledge Commission - Homeopathy Study Group

  1. 1. State of Homeopathy in Karnataka outline of strategy to stimulate its growth
  2. 2. Study Group on Homeopathy Presentation by Karnataka Knowledge Commission
  3. 3. Situation Analysis
  4. 4. Health services AYUSH Sector
  5. 5. 103 hospitals with 1595 bed strength 659 dispensaries as on 31.3.2009. Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka
  6. 6. Statistics of Infrastructure Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka Sl No System Government Hospitals No. of dispensaries No. of Hospitals No. of Beds. 01 Ayurveda 76 1217 561 02 Unani 11 202 50 03 Homeopathy 10 135 43 04 Nature Cure 03 26 05 05 Yoga 03 15 - Total 103 1595 659
  7. 7. Ayurveda : 500 beds Unani : 120 beds Homeopathy : 40 beds Three Govt. Colleges One Govt. College One Govt. College Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka Teaching Hospitals as on 31-03-2009
  8. 8. Ayurveda : 175 beds Unani : 82 beds Homeopathy : 95 beds Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka Beds in District Hospitals as on 31-03-2009
  9. 9. Hospitals under ZP as on 31-03-2009 Unani Hom Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka Ayu Taluk level Hospitals 10 beds 13 hospitals 6 beds 29 hospitals Rural Hospitals 10 beds 2 hospitals 06 beds 12 hospitals 05 beds 1 hospital Dist & Taluk level Hospitals 10 beds 7 hospitals 6 beds 2 hospitals District level Hospitals 15 beds 1 hospital 10 beds 8 hospitals
  10. 10. Registration Boards There are two statutory boards namely the Karnataka Ayurveda and Unani Practitioner’s Board and the Karnataka Homoeopathy practitioner’s Board. Number of practitioners in various systems of medicine have been registered in these boards. Ayurveda : 23679 Unani : 1246 Integrated systems : 2418 Naturopathy & Yoga : 284 Siddha : 04 Homoeopathy : 10365 TOTAL : 37996
  11. 11. Medical Education AYUSH Sector
  12. 12. Medical Education Sector – UG Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka System Govt Private Total No. of Govt. & Pvt Colleges Aided colleges Unaided Colleges No. Intake No. Intake No. Intake No. Intake Ayurveda 3 150 5 320 50 2310 58 2780 Unani 1 50 0 0 3 100 4 150 Homeopathy 1 40 0 0 9 690 10 730 Yoga & Nature Cure 1 25 0 0 3 110 4 135 Total 6 265 5 320 64 3220 76 3795
  13. 13. The details of total post graduation seats available in A Y U S H system for the academic year 2009-10 A b s t r a c t Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka * All private un-aided colleges System Total Colleges Total Seats Total Government Seats Ayu 18 249 105 Hom 05 * 83 27
  14. 14. Achievements under AYUSH medical education during 2008-09 up to 31-03- 2009 Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka <ul><li>Government has given administrative approval for third phase building for Government Unani Medical college at a cost of Rs. 1.70 crores. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide Hostel accommodation to students of Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Mysore . the Govt. has given administrative approval for Rs.60.00 lakhs. </li></ul><ul><li>Government have sanctioned two P.G. course in the subject of Roganidhana and Rasashastra at Govt. Ay. Medical College, Bangalore </li></ul><ul><li>Govt. has sanctioned increase of beds strength from 100 to 150 beds at Taranath Govt. Ay. Medical College and Hospital at Bellary. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>To start one Government Ayurvedic Medical College at Shimoga. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing 100 to 150 bed strength at Taranatha Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Bellary. </li></ul><ul><li>To construct a building for Anatomy and Library wing at Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Bangalore . </li></ul><ul><li>To construct a 100 bedded Hi-tech Panchakarma Hospital at GAMC., Mysore in the memory of Centenary Program of the college for completing 100 years. In this connection a proposal has been sent to Government for the release of funds. </li></ul>Source: Dir. of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka Proposed Programs of the Dept. in 2008-2009
  16. 16. Recommendations to Stimulate Growth of Homeopathy in Karnataka State
  17. 17. Clinical Academic Administrative Public Health Research Recommendations
  18. 18. Administrative Recommendations <ul><li>Establish a separate Directorate for Homoeopathy </li></ul><ul><li>Appoint advisor on homeopathy to the State Planning Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Constitute a cell in the AYUSH Directorate to disseminate information on various Extra Mural and Institutional schemes that are promoted by Dept of AYUSH, Govt of India </li></ul><ul><li>Provide financial and administrative parity to homeopathic doctors in government service on the scale of doctors in health / medical education services </li></ul>
  19. 19. Academic Recommendations <ul><li>Upgrade private colleges that are existing for more than twenty years, as model colleges by supporting them with financial grants to cover teachers’ salaries / internee stipend and for equipment / library / laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen the PG dept in Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Bangalore by creating separate cadre of PG faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Start one more govt. college, preferably at a centrally located place (like Davanagere) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide incentives to teachers who undergo professional development in the form of attending RoTP, CME, additional qualifications, etc. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Clinical Recommendations <ul><li>Establish footprints of homeopathy clinical services across the state by introducing at least one homeopathic unit in each taluk </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the accessibility of Homoeopathy across the state through the mainstreaming AYUSH under NRHM  </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce Homoeopathic OPD and in-patient wings to Taluk Hospitals, Community Health Centres, and in all the Specialty Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Allot at least ten bedsin all the 29 District Hospitals </li></ul>
  21. 21. Public Health Recommendations <ul><li>Mainstream homeopathy in the the RCH 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitise the grassroot performers like ASHA workforce , Rogi Kalyan Samitis and VH & SCs on the one hand and Monitoring and Controlling personnel like DPMOs and PRI personnel on the role of homeopathy in healthcare services  </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce homeopathy into Mobile Medical Units and into the First stage Referral Units </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a Homeopathic Epidemic Response Cell </li></ul><ul><li>Train Community Health Volunteers / Assistants in homeopathy </li></ul><ul><li>Popularise homeopathy through public communication channels </li></ul>
  22. 22. Research Recommendations <ul><li>Start a homeopathy research hub for developing knowledge repository on clinical and academic competencies of homeopathy </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage collaborative research programs with Homeopathy in key clinical and public health areas e.g. Diabetes, Mental health, MDR Koch. These can be carried out in Govt institutions so that the clinical expertise of Allopathic physicians is available   </li></ul>
  23. 23. Immediate action sought for <ul><li>One homoeopathic dispensary in all 224 taluks </li></ul><ul><li>Nominate advisor to homoeopathy in Planning Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Start PG at the existing Govt. Homoeopathy College at Bangalore by starting a separate PG teacher cadre </li></ul>
  24. 24. Dr. B. T. Rudresh Dr. A. Ramdas Dr. Munir Ahmed R

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