News: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of AYUSH jointly launched three clinical research studies on Ayurveda interventions as an add-on to standard care to COVID 19 situation
Clinical research studies on Ayurveda interventions as prophylaxis and as an add-on to standard care to COVID 19:
- It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Science & Technology.
- It will study Ashwagandha and its prophylaxis against COVID-19. Also compare Ashwagandha with Hydroxychloroquine in the health care providers
Population based interventional studies: It will study the impact of Ayurvedic Interventions in prevention of COVID-19 infection in high risk populations.
Ayush Sanjivani application based study:
- The app has been developed by the Ministry of AYUSH.
- It will generate data from 5 crore people. The data will be used to study the acceptance and usage of AYUSH advocacies and measures among the population and its impact in prevention of COVID 19.