London To Host International Ayurveda Congress


World experts assemble for historic Ayurveda Congress London….reports Asian Lite News

The largest ever gathering of experts in Ayurvedic medicine outside of India will be brought together this April for the Second International Ayurveda Congress taking place in London from April 1 to 3, 2017. Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of AYUSH, Government of India will also be in attendance along with other key health leaders.
  • Over 90 experts in Western and Ayurvedic medicine will present scientific studies showing how Ayurveda can help address major modern health problems
  • Leaders in the field of healthcare will assess how Ayurveda can be integrated into modern healthcare systems.
  • Press Conference 12 noon Monday 3 April

The world`s foremost research scientists and doctors in Ayurveda will present research on approaches to specific conditions and on preventing disease and promoting longevity.

The Congress will also showcase how Ayurveda`s preventative approach could ease costs in public health systems in the UK and worldwide, as highlighted in a recent early day motion in the UK Parliament recommending the use of Ayurveda in the National Health Service.

Delegates attending will be issued with a Continuing Professional Development certificate.

The theme of the Congress is ‘Ayurveda – the Pursuit of Health, Happiness and Long Life through Prevention-Oriented Health Care’. The patron is Dr Tony Nader, MD, PhD, world pioneering researcher in the field of consciousness and physiology.

Keynote speakers will include Padma Bhushan Vaidya Devendra Triguna, President of All India Ayurvedic Congress (which represents 300,000 Ayuvedic doctors in India); Prof. Em. Dr Subhash Ranade, Chairman, International Academy of Ayurveda and author of 127 books; and Prof. Em. Dr Hari Sharma, MD, FCAP, FRCPC, Clinical Pathology and Integrative Medicine.

Topics covered in over 90 presentations will include brain health, cardiovascular diseases, youthfulness and longevity – genetics and epigenetics, skin health, women’s health, and nutrition, digestion and lifestyle, and Ayurvedic pharmacology.

The Congress is organised by the All India Ayurvedic Congress (AIAC), the International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation (IMAVF), and the International Academy of Ayurveda (IAA).

Where: Novotel London West, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DR

When: Saturday, 1st April, 9.00 to 19:00, and Sunday 2nd April, 09:00 to 19:00, including meals

Price:  £395 (after 10th March, it will be £495) students and members of affiliated organizations receive a further £110 discount. Price includes Ayurvedic meals, river cruise, classical Indian concert.