National Commission for Homoeopathy
Part of: GS Prelims
In news: Action Plan for effective and efficient inclusion of Homeopathy in Integrative care
- The Homoeopathy Education and Practice is regulated by the National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Act, 2020.
About the National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Act, 2020
- The NCH, Act, 2020 come in to force w.e.f. 5th July 2021 after repealing the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 and applies to whole of India.
- The 2020 Act replaced the Council with a National Commission of Homoeopathy for regulating homoeopathic education and practice.
- The Act is having the provision for having interface between Homoeopathy, Indian system of Medicine and Modern system of Medicine to promote medical pluralism.
- It also provides provision for the State Government to take necessary measures to address various issues related to health including promotion of public health through Homoeopathy.
About National Commission of Homoeopathy
- The Commission shall consist of the following persons, namely: –(a) a chairperson; (b) seven ex officio Members; and (c) nineteen part-time Members.
- Functions of the National Commission for Homoeopathy:
- Framing policies for regulating medical institutions and homoeopathic medical professionals.
- Assessing the requirements of healthcare related human resources and infrastructure.