TAMIL NADU

Homoeopaths to meet at TNAU on April 7, 8

Staff Reporter

COIMBATORE: The Tamil Nadu Homoeopathy Federation will hold a scientific seminar along with its State conference on April 7 and 8 at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), here.

To be inaugurated by the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, KKSSR Ramachandran, the seminar would also include a free homoeopathy medical camp and a herbal exhibition that would be open to the public, said the federation's president, TCP Nambiar, at a press conference here on Thursday.

Medical camp

The medical camp, that would be inaugurated by Mayor `Colony' R. Venkatachalam, would have homoeopaths to screen, diagnose as well as prescribe

medicines that would be distributed free of cost to the patients.

Herbal exhibition

The herbal exhibition that would be inaugurated by C. Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor of TNAU, would display varieties of herbal plants, herbs, raw materials from which the medicines were made and also samples of medicines.

The technical sessions of the seminar would address new dimensions in homoeopathic remedies, miasmatic approach in skin diseases, infertility, and knowledge of disease related with miasmas, material medica and pathology.

Also 60 homoeopaths from 30 districts would be rewarded for their "Excellent Service in Homoeopathy in Tamil Nadu". They had been selected based on their long years of practice and serving people altruistically.

Nearly 1,500 persons, both practitioners as well as students from the 10 homoeopathic medical colleges, were expected to attend.