Last updated: 09th January, 2024

(An organisation for Global estiblishment of Integrated Medicine)

In Collaboration With
(A Foundation for Integrated Health and Holistic Care)

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  Types of Integrated Institutes       1. Institute of Integrated Medicine       2. Institute of Traditional Medicine       3. Institute of Alternative Medicine       4. Institute of Holistic Medicine       5. Institute of Medico - Tech. Courses Therapeutic Services Therapeutic Centres AUM Foundation, NY, USA       Preamble       Concept of Body and Spirit       AUMIC Holistic Health       Dimension of AUMIC Health       Holistic Institutions       Holistic Activities  

Besides, many other unknown, unnamed contributors from divine cosmic era to modern era, the contributions of the Great men (scientist, social works, politicians, educationists, academicians) worth to be mention. Many organizations like World Health Organization (WHO) have defined the Integrated Medicine in most appropriate scientific manner.  The contribution of Indian Foundation for Development of Integrated Medicine (IFDIM) and World Association of Integrated Medicine (WAIM) has moved in accordance to the definition of WHO. The landmarks laid down by the great men of the Nation are:

  • When the universe started, how long continue and when it will finish? It is mystery of GOD.
  • The divine transplant surgery performed by Lord Shiva on Ganesha is well known example of Hindu Culture.
  • In 1822, with the initiation of practice of modern medicine, the traditional physicians (Vaidyas) started the dissection of body in various medical institutions in India. Though, there had been the history of dissection by Sushruta in the past.
  • Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation who believed in Nature Cure supported the integration and suggested integration of natural system of healing during Indian National Congress Convention at Nagpur in 1920.
  •  In 1936, Dr. Vidhan Chandra Roy, the renowned Physician and Ex-Chief Minister of West Bengal emphasized for integration of traditional system with modern system.
  • Pt. Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya, the founder of Banaras Hindu University had an idea of integrated medicine and was started also with Ayurvedic and modern medicine but due to official problems; the integration could not take place.
  • After independence, in 1949, Chopra Committee recommended integration where the panel propagated training of modern medical subjects in Indian System of Medicine (ISM) colleges and vice versa. The government overlooked the proposal and preferred to imbibe the western modern system.
  •  World Health Organization (WHO) grouped the practitioners in to four groups as Monopolistic, Tolerant, Parallel and Integrated after inclusion of traditional medicine in their programme to achieve the goal of “Health for all by 2000 AD.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) defined integrated medicine as to merge of modern and traditional system in medical education and practice under as umbrella.
  •  Madras Registration of practitioners of integrated medicine Act No.XXVII of 1956 came into existence for registration of graduates of integrated medicine.
  • In 1956, Dr. K.N. Udupa Committee was set up by the Government of India which the committee upheld the earlier recommendations for development of integrated medicine.
  • In 1983, the Government formulated National Health Policy to achieve the goal of Health for all by 2000 AD where Government desired to promote the integration and well considered steps were thought to achieve the optimal result as need of the time.
  • Dr. Karan Singh, Former Union Minister of Health stressed on the need of combining the indigenous and modern medicine to achieve the optimal as need of the time.
Dr. Nagendra Prasad Dubey (Dr. N. P. Dubey)
Founder President
World Association of Integrated Medicine and
AUM Foundation
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