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Ayurveda Day 2017

EDM number 418 in 2017-19, proposed by Virendra Kumar Sharma on 17/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Asia and Medicine.

That this House recognises the 2nd Ayurveda Day on 17 October 2017 espoused by the Indian Government in 2016; acknowledges the World Health Organisation has always emphasised the value of proper rules and regulations for the practice of traditional medicines in their country of origin as well as for its global accreditation among its member countries; notes that since the dawn of human civilisation Ayurveda is credited with the distinction of being the first indigenous medical system; accepts that Ayurveda is a means of maintaining good heaIth; further recognises that Ayurveda empowers patients and restores them as agents of their own health and healing; and urges the consideration of Ayurveda to be included as part of prevention and well-being initiatives for NHS.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Virendra Sharma17/10/2017Ealing, SouthallLabourProposed
David Simpson18/10/2017Upper BannDUPSeconded
Martyn Day18/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon18/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham18/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Mary Glindon19/10/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Bob Blackman19/10/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Gareth Thomas24/10/2017Harrow WestLabourSigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Tommy Sheppard06/11/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Rosie Cooper13/11/2017West LancashireLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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