The Mahamana Declarations on AYUSH are a set of nine Guiding Principles evolved by a group of experts after a weeklong virtual International seminar during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown period, from 27th April to 2nd May, 2020.
The purpose of the seminar was to understand the great ancient science of AYUSH and how it can play a role during the COVID-19 virus attack globally as well as to reignite confidence in the AYUSH system emphatically among citizens of the world by incorporating best possible scientific and technological advances. The intention was to build awareness amongst the consumers and patients on the various options to stay healthy and protected from not only the virus but also other unresolved challenges prevalent in the healthcare sector.
Four partners are drove this noble mission in an extremely tight timeline to suggest appropriate Policies derived from the expert consultations. These four powers included the Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Consumer Online Foundation (COF) and Patient safety and Access Initiative of India Foundation (PSAIIF) standing for the representation of the global citizenry,the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce Industry (FICCI) and the Quality Council of India (QCI).
Each day over 100 stakeholders examined on effective and practical ways to promote and improve the accessibility to indigenous Alternate System in order to reduce morbidity and mortality through AYUSH system.