Dear Colleagues

Homoeopathic fraternity worldwide celebrates the birth anniversary of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, founder of Homeopathy as World Homoeopathy day. Last year an international convention was organized by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy and Liga Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalis (LMHI) with support from Ministry of AYUSH at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 9th-10th April 2016 with the theme “Integrating Homoeopathy in Healthcare" which was inspired by World Health Organisation Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-23 for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). With patients looking for individualized, person-centered care, popularity of Homoeopathy is growing and it has been integrated in national healthcare delivery and public health programmes in India and many other countries. Homoeopathy has the potential to improve individual health at lesser cost and by safer means. (

India has about 204 university-affiliated colleges imparting undergraduate degree,40postgraduate colleges with 900 seats besides PhD programme.There is need to provide formal knowledge in conducting and reporting research along with adequate exposure of quality research environment in medical colleges. Focusing on this, the theme of national conventionthis year is “Enhancing Quality of Research in Homoeopathy”.

All homoeopathic doctors, students, researchers can contribute in different types of researches. Doctors can contribute by sharing clinical experience of everyday treatment with proper documentation portraying their strengths. Institutions/colleges can conduct cohort studies, prospective/retrospective observational, randomised controlled clinical studies.Interdisciplinary team of scientists can contribute in basic/ fundamental research to enrichscientific evidence of working mechanism.The steps to conduct high quality research, strengthening research infrastructurealong with latest trends in drug validation, prognostic factor research, role in public health & epidemics will be deliberated in this convention.

Recently, World Integrated Medicine Forum on “Regulation of Homeopathic Medicinal Products: National and Global strategies” was organised by the Council on 23rd -24th Feb 2017 in New Delhi.The two-day event was first-of-its-kind forum with regulators, national and international manufacturers from 25 countries participating in discussing opportunities of strengthening and convergenceof regulatory framework worldwide. In this national convention, Indian industry representatives/ firms dealing with homoeopathic drugsare also invited to discuss drug regulations, strategies for popularizing Homoeopathy, joint researches etc. We cordially invite the homoeopathic fraternity to participate in this convention with great enthusiasm and contribute in making this event successfulin promoting credible and high quality homoeopathic research.

Dr. Raj K Manchanda
Director General,
Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, 61-65, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058
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Homoeopathy is accepted as a system of gentle healing. The inherent strength of the system makes it a safe therapy, free from adverse side effects and eco-friendly. It can be used safely by pregnant women, lactating mothers, infants, children, geriatric population, etc. for the treatment of various diseases. Medicines are palatable, easy to administer and the treatment is comparatively cost- effective than other medical systems.

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Samuel Hahnemann

The highest ideal of cure is the speedy, gentle, and enduring restroation of health by the most trustworthy and least harmful way.