16 experts to review document on 'Benchmarks for Training in Yoga'
Sixteen yoga experts will review a document on Benchmarks for Training in Yoga during a threeday event organised jointly by the Ministry of AYUSH and the WHO here
New Delhi: Sixteen yoga experts will review a document on ‘Benchmarks for Training in Yoga’ during a three-day event organised jointly by the Ministry of AYUSH and the WHO here.
The meeting, which began on Tuesday, is coordinated by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY).
According to an official statement, "The WHO is developing a benchmark document for training in yoga as part of its global strategy to strengthen the quality, safety and effectiveness of traditional and complementary medicine".
It said the development of this document is included in the Project Collaboration Agreement signed between the WHO and the Ministry of AYUSH on cooperation in the field of Traditional and Complementary Medicine under the WHO strategy covering the period 2014-2023.
The specific objectives of the meeting are to discuss the challenges in training of yoga, to review and discuss the scope and structure of the working draft document, to identify the type, scope and criteria of information/data that are further required, and to discuss the working procedure and time frame for further development of the document.