Role of AYUSH during Covid-19 crisis

  • Isha Puri Deputy Manager, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Bathinda, Punjab, India.
  • Priya Puesh Pargotra Associate Professor, Dept. of Roga Nidhana, Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Akhnoor, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
  • Abhishek Magotra Associate Professor, Dept. of Swasthavritta and Yoga, Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Akhnoor, Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Keywords: Covid 19, AYUSH, AYUSH health care workers, pandemic, Health crisis.


The novel virus was first identified from an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, and attempts to contain it there failed, allowing it to spread across the globe. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020 and a pandemic on 11 March 2020. As of 26 January 2022, the pandemic had caused more than 360 million cases and 5.62 million deaths, making it one of the histories. There is a lot of discussion on COVID-19 control plan from the mainstream approaches, but it is also necessary to focus on the contributions of the Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Riga and Homeopathy (AYUSH) sector, which is now being brought into public health interventions nationally. During the Covid crisis role of AYUSH was appreciated by whole world and the system of AYUSH played a crucial role in Covid 19 crisis. This paper will put light on the role of AYUSH and AYUSH healthcare workers during Covid 19 crisis.


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Isha Puri, Priya Puesh Pargotra, & Abhishek Magotra. (2021). Role of AYUSH during Covid-19 crisis. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 283 - 287. Retrieved from
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