CANCER: MYTHS AND REALITIES. State level seminar on 4th February

Thiruvananthapuram: In connection with the World Cancer Day observance, a state level seminar is scheduled to be conducted on 4 February at Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram. The seminar will commence at 10 A.M. and end by 6.30 P.M.

The program is being organized jointly by Santhigram, SAMAGRA-Holistic Health Promotion Council, Holistic Medicine & Stress Research Institute of India, Servants of Nature (SON),  Nattuvaidya Associations, Janarogya Prasthanam, Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA) and is supported by National AYUSH Mission – Kerala, Indian System of Medicine (ISM), Govt. of Kerala, Kottakkal Arya Vaidhya sala, Dr. Franklin Panchakarma Institute.

The program will be inaugurated by Keshvendra Kumar IAS, State Mission Director, National Health Mission-Kerala. Dr. M. K. C. Nair, Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Health Sciences will be the Chief Guest. Dr. Anitha Jacob, Director, ISM will deliver the Keynote address. Dr. P.K. Jayarus, Former Head of Holistic Medicine & Stress Research unit, Dept. of Medicine, Medical college & President, SAMAGRA- Holistic Health Promotion Council will be chaired. Eminent personalities including Dr. M. Subhash, State Program Manger, National AYUSH Mission-Kerala, Dr. Ushakumari,   Principal, Government Ayurveda Collage , Dr. Ravi M Nair, President, State Homeopathic Medical Council , Kerala, Dr. V.B. Vijayakumar, Member-Sidha Medicine, Central Council for Indian Medicines (CCIM), Dr. T.S. Jayan, Chief Medical Officer, Govt. Ayurveda Marma Hospital, Kanjiramkulam will address the audience.

Papers will be presented by eminent scholars, including Dr. K. Sujathan, Associate Professor, Division of Cancer Research, Regional Cancer Centre(RCC), Dr. C. Reghunathan Nair, Prof. Shalya thandra Department, Govt. Ayurveda Collage, Dr. V. Franklin, Founder Managing Director, Dr. Franklin’s Panchakarma Institute & Research Center, Dr. K. M. Madhu, Senior Physician, Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, Malappuram, Dr. K.S. Vishnu Nampoothiry , Senior Medical officer (NC), Govt. Ayurveda Dispensary, Veliyanad, Alappuzha, Dr. Sreekumar R, Project Officer, Janivijaya – Disability Limitation through Homoeopathic, Vijayapuram, Kottayam, Dr. John baby, Former Head, Dept. Psychiatry, Calicut University, Dr. Arun Thejaus, JRF, Comprehensive Care Center for Movement Disorder, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology, Dr. Rishi Sagar, Psychologist, Sreerishi Global, Dr. N. Subhash Babu,   Prof. General Medicine (Kaya Chikitsa), Government Ayurveda Collage, Dr. K.S. Shaiju, Medical Officer, Naturopathy & Yoga, Govt. Ayurveda Hospital, Ottappalam, Dr. Shajikutty, Chief Medical Officer, Govt. Homeo Dispensary, Seetha thode, Pathanamthitta, Dr. Abhil Mohan, Medical officer, AYUSH PHC- Sidha, Mangalapuram, Raju Joseph Vaidyar, Manjappra, Ankamaly, Acharya M. Krishnapilla Vaidyar, Co-ordinator, Traditional Practitioners Associations, C. M. Sivaraman Vaidyar, Kozhikode (the first person to have obtained patent for an Ayurvedic Anti-rabies medicine in the world), K. Ravindranathan, Facilitator, Swami Nirmalananda Giri Maharaj’s Studies, Dr. E. Sajeevkumar, Ponnani, Director, Ayur Yuva, Malappuram, K. K. Subramanian, Vibronics healer, Kasaragod, Matha Dr. Sripriya, Chief Medical Director, Rishi Sanjeevini, Bangalore, K.G. Sathyan Muttambalam, Project Director, Shakthiveda Wellness Mission, Bangalore, Malayatoor Sukumaran Vaidyar (Sidha Medicine), Cherthala K. Mohanan Vaidyar, V. Sivankutty Vaidyar Pappanamcode, Jijimon A. Vaidyar (Panchagavya), Dr.V.VijayaKumar, Hon. Director, Santhigram Arogya Nikethanam, Yogacharya D. Sreekantan Nair, Director, IPYHA, A. Salahudheen, Secretary, Servants of Nature (SON) will share their experience in the field of Cancer management.

Those who wish to participate in the programs may contact: Mobile: 8086488006, 9946358330, 9895714006 E.mail:,,