India gets first state-of-the-art homoeopathy research lab
The laboratory, established at a cost of 8 crore, is the only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in homoeopathy for viral diseases such as influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikunguniya and swine flu.
Union minister of state for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Shripad Yesso Naik, inaugurated the state-of-the art laboratory at Kolkata’s Dr Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy (RRIH).
The laboratory is recognized by the Calcutta University to undertake research work of the PhD students in the field of homoeopathy.
About 400 patients are being treated daily through the out patient department (OPD) services and AYUSH outreach services are being provided also in villages.