( Reg No 242 GO(P)7/85 GAD,Dt03.02.1985,Thiruvananthapuram)
General Secretary, KGAGMOF
The Director OF ISM
Sub : Comprehensive health policy- suggestions fromKGAGMOF
Ref : Direction
of DISM on 21.12.2012
We KGAGMOF want to focus on the referred subject by detailing some points
to strengthen our arguments.
1.Due importance has to be given
regarding the curative and therapeuticaspects of Ayurvedaby
Govt.advts. Presently the wellness conceptalone is promoted.This should change.
2.Ayurveda treatment should be included
in RSBY scheme and in all future schemesregarding health aspect of general publicin Kerala.
3.Insurance cover for Ayurveda
treatment should be resorted to.
4.Appropriate authorities of Dept of
ISM should be included in all Health related functions and programmesdone by State Govt.
5.Co-location of AYUSH facility at
Dist.Allopathic Hospitals and selected CHCs should be started forgiving the necessary impetus in bringing
Ayurvedato mainstream Health service
6.All ISM institutions should be addedto the list of places ,where health care
workers can do immunization programmes.
7.Healthy cross –referral system should
8.AYUSH doctors should be trained in
similar lines of their Allopathic counterparts in various aspects of Public
Health Service Delivery and various National Disease Control Programmes.
9.A more involving role should be given
to ISM in Pain and Palliative Care and Non Communicable Disease management
programmes of Govt.
10.Necessary steps have to be taken in
popularizing highly effective Ayurvedic management in the field of
A.Pre and Post Natal Health of Women
using Garbhini and Soothika Charyas
B.Developmental Disorders of Children
using Ay.Paediatrics (KaumaraBhruthya)
C.Ay.Ophthalmogology and Ay.E.N.T(Shalakya Tantra)
D.Chronic Debilitating Illnesses
,Musculo-skeletal Disorders and Metabolic Syndromes using Kaya Chikitsa
E.Re-Habilitation of Stroke (post CVA)
F. Ay.Orhtopaedics using Shalya tantra
G.Ay.Management of Mental Diseases and
11.Adopt the measures listed
byDept.ofAYUSHGovt.ofIndia to mainstream Ayurveda in Health service delivery of state.
12.Inclusion of Indian Systems of
Medicine in school health programmes. Modification of School syllabus through SCERT
by amendingAyurvedic perception oflife style and approach.
13.Amendment andupdation ofKERALAPUBLIC HEALTH ACT IS ESSENTIAL TO MAKE LEGALISE
SOME OTHER SUGGESTIONS to the abstract of Public Health Act
1.Include Medical Officer (in chargeof
GAD/GAH)Senior Medical Officer/(in chargeof GAD/GAH) Chief Medical Officer in
charge of GAD/GAH)/District Medical
Officer/Joint Director-ISM/Director –ISMalso as Health Authorities at appropriate levels.Presently they are not
included. This is a gross injustice.
2.Include used oil forvarious externalprocedures, as waste from ISM institutions
under -waste category.
3.Under the ‘Medical Practitioner
definition’-Change the coinage Indigenous Medicine to Indian Systems of
Medicine (Ayurveda,Siddha , Unani,
Naturopathy and Yoga).
4.Include all institutions under ISM
under the definition Health Care Establishments
5.Services rendered by Indian Systems
of Medicineshould be included in
definition ‘Health Services’
6.Include all Private Ayurveda
Clinics/Hospitals of state under the definition ‘Private Health Care
7.Specifically state Health staff
working in the Dept.Of Health Services/Dept.of Indian Systems of
Medicine/Dept.of Homoeopathy-as ‘Public Health Establishment’
8.In the Stae health Committee,name of
Director Indigenous Systems of Medicine shold be changed to Director-Indian
Systems of Medicine.
9.Make Medical Officers of ISMcompetent Authorityas Asst.Surgeon of Health services in all
matters of issuing medical certificates and fitness certificates for entry into
Govt.Services and various other Government Purposes.
10.Make Senior Medical Officers/Chief
medical Officerscompetent Authority as
Civil Surgeon services in all matters of issuing medical certificates and
fitness certificates for entry into Govt.Services and various other Government
KGAGMOF Dist. Meet on 5th 10am Dec. at Santi Hotel PTA.
C.M.E on "NADI
PARIKSHA & RISHTA LAKSHANA" by Dr.R.Rajan.(Retd.S.M.O)
by Dr.M.J.Mariamma D.M.O.
Dist.comitte K.G.A.G.M.O.F PATHANAMTHITTA
Organising committee constituted
Chairman - Dr A Jayan
Vice chairman- Dr KV Baiju, Dr AK Devidas , Dr V V Anilkumar
Gen conven- Dr S Prasannan.
Jnt conv - Dr P Haridas, DrA M Manoj, Dr SS Ajayakumar Program committe-
Chaiman – Dr M P Seshanag
Convr - Dr M Jayaraj Finance-
Chairman- Dr P Jayasree
Convr - Dr K Satyaprasad Media& publicity-
Chairman- Dr KVP Jayakrishnan
Convr- Dr P D Jayeshkumar Food & accomodtn-
Chairman- Dr MD Sudarsan
Convr- Dr K J Yesudas Stage & decoration-
Chairman- Dr AM Manoj
Convnr- Dr Saji Ommen Public relation commtt-
Chairman - Dr A K Devidas
Convnr- Dr R Sreeja
Member- Dr C Dhanya.
Sent off meeting 22/11/2012 brother's Auditorium Alapuzha
Welcome Dr P Jayasree
Presidential adreess Dr Jayaraj m
INOUGURATED BY Dr a Jayan
Key note address Dr K V Baiju
Felicitations Dr A K Devidas Dr S Prasannan Dr V V Anilkumar Dr A M Manoj Dr AP
Sreekumar and Dr k Satyaprasad.
Reply speech DMO Dr Beena Mohammed and SMO Dr Santhosh Thomas.
Vote of thanks Dr M P Seshanag.