Consulate of General of India, Melbourne
Ministry of AYUSH, India
AYUSH is an abbreviation for Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy. It is a government body in India, with a primary purpose of research, development, and education in all the Indian traditional medicine systems, traditional Tibetan medicine, and many other indigenous healing systems. It was founded in March 1995 as Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISM&H), later renamed in 2003 as ‘The Ministry of AYUSH’. It is operated under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The main focus of the
ministry is to,
Increasing Awareness of AYUSH in Australia With the main goal of achieving greater awareness within the general population of Australia, AAA is aiming to organize a conference of an International Level in Melbourne on 6th and 7th of October, 2018.
AAA has organized a similar conference on a smaller scale:
5th and 6th of October 2013 Number of attendees- 110
8th October 2017 Number of attendees- 250
These events have provided enough confidence for us to now emerge on the world stage and organize a conference at a much larger scale.
Increase in the number of students and practitioners of Ayurveda & yoga, There is a growing need for such a conference on Ayurveda as more and more Australians are becoming aware of the Indian System of Medicine.
There has been a surge in the number of:
A conference of this level will be of great interest and benefit to the Growing Natural Health Community in Australia.
As the only association with qualified Ayurvedic professionals as members, we feel it is our duty to work towards organizing an event of this scale.
This will not only benefit the current students and practitioners but will also inspire, and inform anyone who is unaware of this system of medicine or has been interested but not informed of the options for studies in Australia.
Six institutes are already offering an advance diploma in Ayurveda and Yoga.
This objective is aligned with the vision of the Indian Government to bring awareness about Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy promote it in all aspects such as
For the purpose of this conference, a dedicated team has been formed that will look into the following arrangements
A team of members will be created which will work together for the success of the conference under the guidance and supervision of organizing secretary from AAA.
For the Board of advisers and steering committee, we are expecting, Ministry of AYUSH, Minister, Secretary, Joint Secretary, eminent scientists in Ayurveda, Pharmacies and Educational Institutions from India and Australia.
We are expecting around 350–500 attendees including the audience, delegates, general practitioners, partners, practitioners of complementary modalities and our members.
The venue is still to be decided as we are looking for collaboration with esteemed universities in Melbourne with a central location and adequate parking space.
Gift bags for conference attendees will be provided by the organizers. It will contain a program schedule, brochures of sponsors, a writing pad and pen and any other promotional material by the sponsors will be included.