Health and Family Welfare and AYUSH Minister Dr Rajiv Saizal inaugurated a state-level ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ program of the Department of AYUSH at Solan on Friday to keep the home isolated Covid-19 positive patients healthy by practicing Yoga. He also unveiled a booklet related to the program.
This program has been started by Department of AYUSH in collaboration with the Art of Living Organisation. Yoga Bharti’s instructors would also provide their services in the program. During the program, about 80 home isolated Covid positive patients from all over the state were also connected virtually.
Dr Saizal said that modern medicine system, Ayurveda and other branches of AYUSH were working with full coordination to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
Director of AYUSH Department D.K. Rattan said that this program would benefit approximately 30,000 Covid positive patients who are in home isolation and the patients who are hospitalised.
Program aims to reduce the disease burden of the pandemic by enhancing the recovery rate, improved Quality of Life, Equitable Healthcare facility and to ensure better rehabilitation post Covid-19 Infection. The initiative intends to provide a Holistic Healthcare Approach through AYUSH to ensure not only physical but also mental, social and spiritual wellbeing. Approximately 1000 Virtual Groups on social media platforms like zoom, whatsapp and Google meet will be formed.