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India has its first virology laboratory to develop homoeopathy drugs against diseases such as H1N1 (swine flu), dengue, chikungunya at Kolkata’s Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy (RRIH)

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  • Laboratory recognized by the Calcutta University to undertake research work of the PhD students in homoeopathy.

  • Established at a cost of ₹ 8 crore

  • Only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in homoeopathy for viral diseases such as influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikunguniya and swine flu.

  • Used to create new drugs and technologies in treating these viral diseases.

Institutes Involved

  • West Bengal’s National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) and RRIH will actively collaborate to impart practical training in virus research, both in laboratory and in the field.

  • Howrah-based Centre of Excellence in Fundamental Research in Homoeopathy will undertake fundamental research in the laboratory.

About CCRH

  • Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) was established as an autonomous organisation in 1978, under the Dept. of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India:

  • Primarily a research body with multi-dimensional approach to research

  • Involved in varied research activities like survey, collection, and cultivation of medicinal plants, drug standardization, drug proving, clinical verification, and clinical research.

  • Collaborates with other research bodies and monitors extramural researches.

  • Pursues various clinical studies on different conditions or diseases

About Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute

  • Institute undertakes clinical research studies in autism, psoriasis, vitiligo, breast cancer, hypertension, migraine etc. along with proving of new drugs in homoeopathy with their clinical validations.

  • About 400 patients are treated daily through the outpatient department (OPD) services

  • Provides AYUSH outreach services to villages.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 26, 2017


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