1. VCSTCHP: (Prof. G Hariramamurthi)
VCSTCHP is a National Scheme established by the Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore and Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi to certify prior learning of traditional healers, following the International norms as per ISO 17024.
2. IDA Community Outreach (Dr. Prakash BN)
Traditional healers provide informal healthcare services to local communities, by
addressing primary healthcare challenges using ecosystem specific natural resources. Under RIST project, we are leveraging traditional healers as knowledge partners in addressing one of the major public health problems of our country i.e., iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA). Creating an awareness among traditional healers and tribal communities of Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu on use of ecosystem specific medicinal plants and traditional nutritional foods for prevention and management of Iron-Deficiency Anaemia (IDA).
Funding agency: RIST
3. Integrative Health Sciences
This is a pilot proof of practice project to learn lessons for design and execution of a scalable community health program for enhancing general immunity and respiratory health in the communities. The design is based on a touch + tech platform that can transmit reliable knowledge derived from Ayurveda and Yoga, in a manner that can be embedded into daily life.
Funding agency: BOSCH-India
Dr. Unnikrishnan P
This centre has multiple expertise.
Voluntary Certification Scheme for Traditional Community Healthcare Provider (VCSTCHP) is a National Scheme established by the Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore and Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi to certify prior learning of traditional healers, following the International norms as per ISO 17024.
Community Health Education campaign for enhancing Immuno-modulation in the context of COVID-19 is a guideline that has been prepared for Traditional Healers/ Wider Public on the COVID-19 infection. Specifically to educate the community on use of preventive healthcare practices and to boost immune modulation in the context of COVID-19.
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