The world homeopathy day is celebrated each year on April 10. This day is celebrated to honor the birth of the father of the Homeopathy system of medicines Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. Born in Paris, France, he was a German physician, who was an acclaimed scientist, a great scholar, and linguist. He discovered the way to heal through the use of homeopathy. He died on July 2, 1843.
The way to heal by the doctrine of 'similia similibus curantur' i.e likes are cured by likes. This method was brought up by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.
The homeopathy medicine was discovered by Dr. Samhuel Hahnemann who was a great scientist and a physician. He experimented on himself. He started studying the effects of cinchona drug. He did a self-application to understand about the effects. After the study, he concluded that the cinchona drug can induce malaria-like symptoms in a healthy human body, and gave the alternate system of medicines Homeopathy. According to homeopathy 'similia similibus curantur’ i.e. likes can cure likes.
Hahnemann had a degree of MD. Later, Samuel quit his job to work as a translator. He then learned several languages such as English, French, Italian, Greek and Latin of medical, scientific textbooks.
Homoeopathy Awareness Week is from April 10 to April 16, 2020. It is observed to celebrate the birth of Samuel Hahnemann, the father of Homoeopathy.
Homeopathy is one of the most popular medical systems in India. The theme of 2020 is "Enhancing the scope of Homoeopathy in Public Health". It is one of the Medicine systems in the AYUSH-- 'Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy' ministry.
International Homoeopathy Conference cum Scientific Convention will be organized by Ministry of AYUSH on World Homoeopathy Day 2020 in collaboration with the National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata, jointly organized along with CCRH, CCH & HPL, on April 10 and 11, 2020 at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata.
The homeopathic medical system is a recognized medical system in India under the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. It is also recognized as one of the national systems of medicines.