By Dr Seema Data
Ayurveda Centre of Excellence to be unveiled by Prince Charles and Indian Prime Minister Modi on 18th April 2018
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Indian Traditional Sciences is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness Prince Charles and the Honourable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence in Central London on Wednesday 18th April 2018.
Ayurveda is one of India's traditional system of healthcare and one of the world’s earliest systems of medicine, health and wellbeing. Ayurveda encompasses every aspect of human health and wellbeing including physical and spiritual aspects of health and disease and the environment. Ayurveda offers insights for a holistic approach to health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention touching on mental and physical health.
Ayurveda operates on the premise that every single person is unique, health and wellbeing involves an essential harmony of body and mind and that healthcare must be customised to the person and not the disease. Ayurveda draws lifestyle changes, offering sustainable solutions to the pressing needs of some of the difficult health challenges of today.
The Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence in London will contribute to growing a body of the highest quality of international research on Traditional Health Systems and how they can contribute to strengthening further the citizens health and health systems in the EU and nations around the globe.
The APPG on Indian Traditional Sciences has been at the forefront of raising the profile of Ayurveda in the UK and welcomes the Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence which will be opened by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and the Honourable Prime Minister Modi on Wednesday 18th April in Central London.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Indian Traditional Sciences (ITS-APPG) promotes and facilitates informed discussions on issues concerning all Indian Traditional Sciences (and in particular Yoga, Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Vastu and Jyotish) by providing a forum for cross-party parliamentarians, policy makers, academics, practitioners, leading community and thought leaders, practitioners of Indian Sciences and other stakeholders.