Kerala State Traditional Health Practitioners Meet – Nov 09, KSTA Hall Tvpm

Kerala State Traditional Health Practitioners Meet

(Kerala Prakruthi – Nattuvaidhya Sangamam)

Jointly Organized by

Santhigram , SAMAGRA-Holistic Health Promotion Council & SRC Kerala

9 November 2011, Wednesday

KSTA Hall (Opposite to Gandhi Bhavan), Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram


Dear Sir/ Madam,

Greetings from Santhigram & SAMAGRA Council!


It is our privilege to introduce SAMAGRA Holistic Health Promotion Council and Santhigram which has been involved in alternative health care and promotion of traditional health practices for preventive and curative health care. SAMAGRA is headed by  Dr. P.K.Jayarus Former Head of Holistic Medicine & Stress Research unit, Dept. of Medicine, Medical college & Director, MANAVIKOM -Holistic Medicine & Stress Research Institute of India.


We are holding a Kerala Kerala State Traditional Health Practitioners Meet

(Prakruthi Nattuvaidhya Sangamam) with the involvement of nature – local / traditional health practitioners  on  November 9, 2011 (10am-5pm) at KSTA Hall (Opposite Gandhi Bhavan), Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram.


The formal inauguration session will be held at 10am and Dr P.K Jayarus will preside over the function. Adv. K. Chandrika, Worshipful Mayor, Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram will inaugurate the sangamam and Smt. B. Sugathakumari will be the Chief Guest. Sri. Rufus Daniel, Vice President, Dist. Panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram, Dr. K.G Sreekumar, Chief Executive Officer, State Medicinal Plants Board, Dr. T. Sundaresan Nair Director, State Resource Centre, Sri. A. Vaman, Former UNICEF Project Officer will grace the occasion

Sri.K.V.Sivaprasad (One Earth one Life, Kannur), Cherthala Sri. K. Mohanan Vaidhyar (Prakirthi- Nattu vaidhyam), Mannarkkad Sri. M.I. Mathews Vaidhyar, (Specialist in autism , Cerebral palsy), Dr. M.R. Vijayan, Nedumangad (Bodytree -Tribal treatment, Kallar), Kozhikode Sri. Damodharan Vaidhyar (Specialist in Epilepsy), Kozhikkode (Mukkam) Chediyamma / Smt. Annamma Devasia (Grandma & Herbal remedies), Sri. Chinnan Vaidhyar (Skin Specialist), Dr. C.V.Gangadharan (Specialist in Natural Food, Pathayam, TVPM), Sri. Sam John Nedungadapally  (Acupressure Specialist) will share their experiences and innovations in health care and treatment. Dr. S. Rajasekharan (Scientist-G, (Director Grade) TBGRI, Palode) will moderate the session.  Patients will also share the success of treatment.


Your esteemed presence will definitely be a boost to the not so widely recognized traditional practitioners. Kindly confirm your participation before 5 th November to phone no. 0471-2269780, 6452511, (Mobile)9895714006, 9349462678, 9846184868 or e.mail to /


Looking forward to hearing from you and thanking you

Yours Sincerely


L. Pankajakshan, Director, Santhigram (M) 9287548234

S. Hareesh Kumar, General Secretary, SAMAGRA – Holistic Health Promotion Council

K. Mohanan Vaidyar, General Convener, Kerala State Nattuvaidhya Sangamam


Kerala State Traditional Health Practitioners Meet

(Kerala Prakruthi – Nattuvaidhya Sangamam)


9 November 2011, Wednesday

KSTA Hall (Opposite to Gandhi Bhavan), Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram


– Sharing of experience and innovations

– Honoring eminent personalities

– Exhibition and Sales of books & Products


9.30-10.00 am : Registration

10.00-11.00 am: Inauguralfunction


Welcome      :     Sri. L. Pankajakshan (Director, Santhigram)

Presidential Address     :     Dr. P.K.Jayarus (President, SAMAGRA Council & Former Head of  Holistic Medicine & Stress Research unit, Medical college)

Introductory Speech     :     Sri.K.V.Sivaprasad (One Earth one Life, Kannur)

Inauguration      :        Adv. K. Chandrika (Worshipful Mayor, Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram)

Key note address     :      Cherthala K.Mohanan Vaidyar (Prakirthi- Nattu vaidhyam)

Chief Guest     :         Smt. B. Sugathakumari (Abhaya,Thiruvananthapuram)

Felicitations    :     Sri. Rufus Daniel (Vice President, Dist. Panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram)

Dr. K.G. Sreekumar (Chief Executive Officer, State Medicinal Plants Board)

Dr. T. Sundaresan Nair (Director, State resource centre)

Sri. A. Vaman (Former Project Officer, UNICEF)

Honoring eminent Local Health Practitioners:

Vote of  Thanks     :     Sri. S. Hareesh Kumar (General Secretary, SAMAGRA Council)

11.00-1.00 pm : Sharing of experience and innovation

Moderator      : Dr.S.Rajasekharan (Scientest- G (Director Grade), TBGRI, Palode)

  1. Mannarkkad M.I.Mathews Vaidyar (Specialist in autism , Cerebral palsy)
  2. Dr.Vijayan(Tribal treatment) Body tree, Kallar
  3. Kozhikode Damodharan Vaidyar (Specialist in Epilepsy)
  4. Smt. Annamma Devasia (Chediyamma), Specialist in Herbal Medicine, Kozhikkode
  5. Sri. Chinnan Vaidyar (Specialist in skin disease)
  6. Dr. C.V. Gangadharan (Specialized in Natural Food, Pathayam, TVPM)
  7. Sri. Sam john (Acupressure Specialist)

1.00-2.00 pm  :  Lunch break

2.00-3.00 pm :  Sharing of treatment experience – Patients / clients

3.00-4.00 pm :  Question and Answer

4.00-5.00 pm :  Discussion on Follow up and Future plan

Kerala State Local Health Practitioners Meet

(Kerala Prakruthi – Nattuvaidhya Sangamam)

9 November 2011, Wednesday

KSTA Hall (Opposite to Gandhi Bhavan), Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram




  1. Name (initials and titles after name)           :
  2. Age & Date of Birth                                              :
  3. Residence address                                               :
  4. Office Address                                                       :
  5. (a)  Telephone Number with STD Code               :      (b)   Mobile Number                       :      (c)      E-mail address                      :
  6. Education                                                               :
  7. Experience in Health / Social Service         :
  8. Present occupation                                             :
  9. Expectations from the meet                            :


Date:                                                                                                                                                                   Signature of the Candidate:




  1. Sl. no.& Date of application received:
  2. Type of Participation: Health Practitioner / Client/ Researcher /Student/well wisher
  3. Category: Individual/ Institutions/Organizations/ Associations
  4. Registration Fee:  Rs. 100/- (By Bank Transfer to SAMAGRA  A/C No. 0819101092549, CANARA BANK, Cantonment Branch, Trivandrum,  IFSC : CNRB0000819 or DD/ MO/ Cash)
  5. Receipt No and Date:


General Secretary                                                                                                                                                      Treasurer