National Institute of Ayurveda collaborated with Malayasia University on Wednesday to promote Ayurveda in Malayasia.
The MoU has been signed by the Director of the Jaipur-based NIA, Sanjeev Sharma and Council Chairman of Malaysia’s Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).
This initiative would also allow NIA to help UTAR in opening a faculty of Ayurveda for full-fledged Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes for Ayurveda in Malaysia.
The High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur and University of Malaya brought out a bilingual book in English and Bahasa Malaya in 2015 titled ‘Ayurveda: Science and Practice.
Recently, India and Malaysia have a powerful association in the field of traditional and complementary medicine.
A bilateral Technical Commission has been created by both the countries. The 4th bilateral Technical Meeting will be organized in Kuala Lumpur this month.
Since 2014, India has deployed an Ayurveda doctor and two therapists to the Malaysia’s Ministry of Health.
Moreover, Two ‘Shirodhara’ machines have been given to Malaysia by India.