Prince Charles unveils plaque for Indian traditional medicine centre of excellence

His Royal Highness Prince Charles and India Prime Minister Narindra Modi unveiled a plaque for the UK’s first Centre of Excellence and Research in Yoga and Indian Traditional Medicine on Wednesday 18th April 2018. Both The Prince and Prime Minister are long-term supporters of Indian Traditional Sciences.

Dr Michael Dixon, Chairman of the College of Medicine will lead this centre, partly funded by the Indian government. It will undertake research on yoga and Ayurveda, which are India’s traditional systems of healthcare and world’s earliest systems of medicine, health and well being. They encompass every aspect of human health and well being including physical and spiritual aspects.

The Centre of Excellence and Research in Yoga and Indian Traditional Medicine, will
contribute to growing a body of the highest quality of international research on Indian
Traditional Health Systems.

The All Party Parliamentry Group (APPG) on Indian Traditional Sciences has been at the
forefront of raising the profile of yoga and Ayurveda in the UK since 2004 and welcomes the Centre of Excellence and Research in Yoga and Indian Traditional Medicine.