International Academy of Ayurveda News
For April 2024

IAA news in India

Welcome to New Members: - Dr. Narayan G Shahane & Dr. Jui Shahane

IAA members Achievements and Activities

  • 1) Prof. Ranade Subhash and Dr. Sunanda were honored with the "Exponent of Ayurveda in Foreign Countries Award" at the Centenary celebration of Rashtriya Shikshan Mandal. Presented by Prof. S.B. Mujumdar, Chancellor of Symbiosis University, the prestigious award recognizes their significant contributions to promoting Ayurveda globally. The ceremony took place on February 28th, 2024.
  • 2) Dr. Padmashree Yadav receives the esteemed Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Samaj Bhushan Award for her 25 years of dedicated social service in Ayurveda and Yoga. The State Government acknowledges her exemplary contributions, presented on March 12th, 2024, in Mumbai.
  • 3) The esteemed Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine has recently published an article entitled "International Delegate Assembly: An Overview of Two Decades," authored by Gunvant Yeola, Abhijeet Shirkande, Ankita Shirkande, and Asmita Wele. This scholarly piece offers a comprehensive examination of the evolution of Ayurveda globalization, presenting findings in Volume 15, Issue 2, March–April 2024. Access the article for scholarly insights via this link:
  • 4) Dr. Abhijeet and Dr. Ankita successfully completed the Principles of Clinical Pharmacology course from NIH's Office of Clinical Research Education and Collaboration Outreach, USA. Their dedication to advancing knowledge in this field is commendable and we congratulate them on this achievement.
  • 5) Rognidan Vikrutivigyan PG Association (RVPGA), in collaboration with Vishakha Microlab organized Pathogen 24, a two-day national workshop on microbiology diagnostic methods at Amrit Bhawan on 14th March 2024. Dr. Subhash Waghe, President of RVPGA, presides over the event.

IAA activities abroad - -
Dr. Bhairav Tawashikar has been invited to Portugal, as well as Spain, Switzerland and Hungary for Ayurvedic work from April 4th to April 23rd.
2. Dr. Dhanwantari Jha and Dr. Nidhi Jha have dedicated themselves to promoting Ayurveda in China since 2019, engaging in a series of workshops and seminars. In March 2024, their efforts bore fruit with three notable events: a three-day seminar on Ayurveda and Yoga in Chengdu, drawing 260 participants; a 10-day Basics of Ayurveda course held in Huizhou City; and a 7-day consultation session conducted in Beijing. They have been residing in China for a month, actively disseminating the principles and benefits of Ayurveda across the region.