WHO released Medical Module 2 under ICD 11 related to Ayurveda.

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WHO released the traditional medicine module under ICD 11.

Terms defining diseases based on Ayurvedic, Unani and Siddha medicines have been included in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) of the World Health Organization (WHO). The AYUSH Ministry gave this information on Wednesday. The ministry said that the terms used to define diseases in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha medicine have been coded. Ministry of AYUSH has developed classification of diseases used in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani systems under TM-2 module of ICD-11 series in collaboration with World Health Organization.

What is ICD 11 of WHO?

With the release of ICD-11, Traditional Medicine Module 2, preparations for its implementation have begun, the ministry said. “Data and terms related to diseases based on Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani medicine have been included in the WHO ICD-11 classification,” the ministry said in a statement. According to the statement, this classification was earlier approved by the WHO and the Ministry. An agreement was also signed between AYUSH. He said that this effort will further strengthen and expand India’s healthcare delivery system, research, AYUSH insurance coverage, R&D, policy making system.

According to the statement, these codes can also be used to develop future strategies to control various diseases in the society. Accordingly, Union Minister of State for AYUSH and Women and Child Development, Dr. Manjapara Mahendrabhai while releasing the ICD-11, TM Module-2 at the ‘India Habitat Centre’ said that AYUSH medicines are also available globally in India. will be integrated with the standard. As is the case worldwide. Modernization is required. The inclusion of traditional medical terms in ICD-11 establishes a link between traditional medicine and global standards, said Dr Radariko H. Afrin, WHO Representative in India.

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