DMPQ-. Throw light on the contributions of Susruta and Charak in the field of ancient medical science.
. Susruta was a pioneer in the field of surgery. He considered surgery as “the highest division of the healing arts and least liable to fallacy”. He studied human anatomy with the help of a dead body. In Susruta Samhita, over 1100 diseases are mentioned including fevers of twenty-six kinds, jaundice of eight kinds and urinary complaints of twenty kinds. Over 760 plants are described. All parts, roots, bark, juice, resin, flowers etc. were used. Cinnamon, sesame, peppers, cardamom, ginger are household remedies even today. In Susruta Samhita, the method of selecting and preserving a dead body for the purpose ... Read more
Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh
Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh Health is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely absence of disease or infirmity”. Health is a fundamental human right, emphasised the Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978. Since the Alma- Ata conference on health, which focused on equitable and cost-effective primary health care, health has become an important national concern in most countries. Hon’ble Chief Minister is the premier for the overall public health system of Chhattisgarh Health System. The Department of Health & Family Welfare is under the ... Read more