Activities on COVID 19 (Corona Virus)
>> New (13.12.2020) >> Doctors of NIS awarded for being as COVID warrior during this pandemic
>> New (03.12.2020) >> Inauguration of Post Covid Care Unit through Siddha medicine at Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital, NIS
Prof. Dr. R. Meenakumari, Director, NIS inaugurated the Post COVID Care Unit through Siddha Meidicine at Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital, NIS on 03-12-2020 to address the health care issues of the patients suffering from Post Covid manifestations.
Siddha system of Medicine has been playing an important role in the prevention and management of COVID-19 pandemic. National Institute of Siddha has been actively participating in the global race to prevent and manage the deadly Corona Virus pandemic outbreak.
In continuation of its COVID Care Services and as per the guidance of the Ministry of AYUSH, NIS has opened a Post COVID Care Unit through Siddha medicine for treating the patients suffering from Post COVID manifestations like Cough, Fatigue, Sense of short breath, Stomach upset, Joint pain, Loss of smell, Chest pain, head ache etc.
This OPD will function from 8 am to 12 noon everyday.
>> New (07.09.2020) >>National Institute of Siddha COVID-19 activities
>> New (07.09.2020) >> Webinar on "Siddha Management for Post Covid-19 Complications"
Webinar to discuss the complications of post COVID-19
National Institute of Siddha is conducting a webinar to discuss the complications of COVID-19 patients after recovery and the role of Siddha system of medicine to help in managing these complications.
All Siddha professionals, students, and faculty are encouraged to attend this webinar. Please register on or before Sep 8 2020, 5:00 PM to attend this webinar.
e-Certificates will be issued to the registered participants only.
>> New (25.08.2020) >> List of COVID Care Centers (CCC) in Tamilnadu Providing Siddha treatment alone for COVID-19 patients
>> New (20.08.2020) >> National Institute of Siddha started one more COVID Care Centre at SRM University Campus, Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu district
National Institute of Siddha (NIS) Started a Siddha treatment facility for COVID-19 at SRM University campus, Kattankulathur, along with Chengalpattu district administration on 20/08/2020.This Covid Care Center will facilitate exclusive Siddha management for COVID-19 patients. Prof.Dr.R.Meenakumari, Director NIS and Mr.John Louis., District Collector, Chengalpattu District Jointly inagurated the 490 beded Siddha COVID Care Centre (CCC).Read More
>> New (20.07.2020) >> :: Last date extended upto 31st July :: Special Issue of Journal of Siddha on 'Siddha preventive and clinical management for COVID-19'
The entire globe is facing a dangerous pandemic due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The medical and scientific community is trying to figure out and adopt effective strategies that can lead to (i) prevention of virus spread (ii) identifying medications for the management of critical care and reducing rates of mortality; and (iii) finally discovering the highly anticipated vaccine. Novel coronavirus of COVID-19 is the most deadly form of corona virus which has caused pandemic across the world. Plant medicines are in use since ages by the mankind in order to treat and cure various diseases. They are the best possible tools in order to tackle the disease as they have lowest possible side effects as compared to other forms of drugs available and in use to treat the diseases. Traditional Indian medicine has a lot to offer in the management of COVID-19 and it is, therefore, an opportune time for modern medicine and AYUSH to come together and develop an integrated approach for the management of COVID-19. Modern medicine contributes to the curative aspect of COVID -19 while traditional medicine can contribute to prophylaxis and adjuvant for the treatment of infection. Currently, National Institute of Siddha (NIS) is engaged in conducting clinical studies of Siddha drugs for the management of COVID-19. The results are promising. The time calls for an integrative approach for searching the solution to this unprecedented healthcare challenge.Read More
>> New (22.06.2020) >> Let us take the AYUSH Sanjivni Pledge and embrace the AYUSH preventive health practices
>> New (22.06.2020) >> AYUSH COVID19 call centre (ACCC)
>> New (15.06.2020) >> Webinar on “Glimpses of Ayush Sanjivani Mobile App and scope of applications” watch the full event
Watch the full event of Webinar on the “Glimpses of Ayush Sanjivani Mobile App and scope of applications” held on 11.06.2020 at 11:30 AM, jointly organized by the Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) and the National Institute of Siddha, Chennai
The “AYUSH Sanjivani” mobile app is developed for analysing the impact of AYUSH advisories on immunity enhancement for the prevention of COVID-19.
Those who could not attend the Webinar may may check this video.
1. Opening remarks by Prof. Dr. K. Kanakavalli, DG, CCRS, Chennai2. Presentation on "AYUSH Sanjivani App" by Dr. V. Aarthi, R.O(S), CCRS, Chennai3. Promotional video on "AYUSH Sanjivani App" by NIS, Chennai4. Remarks by Dr. G. Veluchamy, Chairman, SAB, CCRS and Chairman, SPC5. Remarks by Prof. Dr. R.S. Ramaswamy, Former DG CCRS & Director, RVS Siddha Medical college, Coimbatore6. Remarks by Prof. Dr. P. Parthibhan, Joint Director, DIM&H, Chennai7. Remarks by Prof. Dr. R. Meenakumari, Director, NIS, Chennai; Member BOG, CCIM, Delhi8. Remarks by Dr. G. Sivaraman, MD, Arogya Healthcare Pvt (L), Chennai9. Concluding remarks by Prof. Dr. R. Meenakumari, Director, NIS, Chennai10. Moderator Dr. A. Rajendra Kumar, R.O(S), S-II & i/c of SRRI, Pudhucherry11. Technical support, AYUSH GRID CELL NIS, ChennaiRead More