New Delhi, Nov 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a five-day international conference on Yoga in January that will see participation of 30 nationally and 16 internationally acclaimed doctors and bring out the best of modern medical system of the East and the West.
Union Health Minister JP Nadda said that the 21st International Conference on 'Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications' (INCOFYRA) will be organised from January 3 to 7 and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has volunteered to do the scientific documentation of the researches shared during the conference.
Giving details of the conference, Nadda said that it aims to bring the global yoga and medical fraternity on a common platform and to establish working group committees comprising universities, health care providers and policy makers to initiate collaborative research programmes.
"Over 10,000 medical practitioners including medical students and professionals, AYUSH and yoga experts and policy makers from across the world will participate in the conference.
"They will discuss the research findings in the field of integrative medicine and give direction to future research on Dialectology, Oncology, Cardiology and Mental Health," the Minister said, adding that it will also focus on translating available research findings of integrative medicine into clinical practice.