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International Conference in Integrative Medicine ICIM – 2020Satyam Tripathi
Prashant Kumar Singh
Gairola Ganesh Prasad
International Conference Integrative Medicine – 2020 was organised from September 04 to 06, 2020 by Union Yoga Ayurveda (Singapore) and Central Council of Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (India). The theme of this conference was “Challenges and Opportunities for Integrated Remedies for Cancer”. Integrative remedies is an inclusive approach of practicing medicine in a way that selectively incorporates elements of alternative medicine into comprehensive treatment. It can help people with communicable and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, (1,2) persistent pain, (3) diabetes management (4) and many other conditions to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Integrative medicine has healing-oriented approach that can give a wider and wholesome perspective towards the disease and its relation to human body. Another role of integrative medicine is preventing future health issues before they arise and setting the foundation for overall positive health. ICIM welcomed distinguished experts from various streams of healthcare in this conference and shared their experience and understanding as per their respective system of medicine under one roof.