The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) has signed an MoU with Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia to promote collaboration in research and developing guidelines for integrating Ayurveda principles with modern medicine.
Professor Barney Glover, vice chancellor, Western Sydney University, Australia and Prof. Tanuja Nesari, director, AIIA signed the MoU recently during a visit of the delegation led by Dan Tehan, minister for education, Australian Government. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Ayush.
The MoU was agreed and exchanged on the occasion of the event “India Australia International Education and Research Workshop” at Ambedkar International Center, New Delhi. The exchange took place in presence of Ramesh Pokharial, Union Human Resource Development Minister and Dan Tehan, Minister for Education, Australian Government along with Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu.
On the occasion, Professor Barney Glover, vice chancellor, WSU said,
“Both institutions are committed to taking the collaboration to the next higher level by identifying specific areas for collaboration in education, research and practices of Traditional medicine while ensuring the quality standards and also by encouraging investment in traditional medicine related infrastructure. Complementing the traditional Ayurveda medicine with conventional concepts of modern medicine is expected in generating scientific evidences that further helps in contributing to global healthcare.”
“India is a priority country among Australia’s international partnerships. The signed memorandum is another milestone in the history of the health care industry. Combining data-driven precision based technologies and ayurvedic medicine will be a valuable contribution to the current goals for providing a better and safe health care system to the Universe, specifically towards developing a safe and effective integration of traditional and complementary medicine,”