|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 258-261
One-day state-level Continuous Ayurveda Medical Education on “Role and relevance of suppression of urges in health and disease”
Premkumar P Badwaik
Deptartment of Swasthavritta, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
|Date of Submission||16-Mar-2020|
|Date of Decision||17-Mar-2020|
|Date of Acceptance||16-Mar-2020|
|Date of Web Publication||14-Apr-2020|
Dr. Premkumar P Badwaik
Deptartment of Swasthavritta, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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Badwaik PP. One-day state-level Continuous Ayurveda Medical Education on “Role and relevance of suppression of urges in health and disease”. J Indian Sys Medicine 2019;7:258-61
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“Role and Relevance of Suppression of Urges in Health and Disease” a state-level Continuous Ayurveda Medical Education (CAME) was organized on August 29, 2019, by Department of Swasthavritta, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital and Research Centre (MGACH and RC), Salod (Hirapur), Wardha, Maharashtra, India, a constituent unit of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University).
The CAME was aimed at to cater the knowledge regarding suppressible and nonsuppressible urges as well as the prevention and role of yoga in it to undergraduates (UGs), postgraduates (PGs), teachers, and practitioners.
The inaugural function was started by Lord Dhanvantary pooja. Dr. Abhishek Joshi (Associate Professor, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha) lightened the traditional lamp and inaugurated the CAME [Figure 1]. All the dignitaries on the dais were welcomed. The guest speakers were felicitated by the hands of Shri. V. R. Meghe (Coordinator, MGACH and RC), Dr. Shyam Bhutada (Dean, MGACH and RC), Dr. Priti Desai (Dean Academics, MGACH and RC), and Dr. Gaurav Sawarkar (Vice-dean [UG] MGACH and RC).
The function proceeded with the introductory speech by Dr. Premkumar P. Badwaik (Organizing Chairman and HOD of the Department of Swasthavritta). He explained the main aim behind the selection of the theme of the CAME and expressed his views on it. Dr. Sushama Khirodkar (Organizing Secretary) conducted the program. At the end of the inaugural function, the vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Premkumar P. Badwaik (HOD and Organizing Chairman of CAME).
Miss. Prastuti Dhande introduced the guest speaker of first scientific session. The first session was started at 10 am by Dr. Milind Godbole. He spoke on the theme “Significance of nonsuppressible urges in health.” He stated that there is a very important role of nonsuppressible urges in day-to-day life. It acts like medicine if properly consumed. One who suppresses the urges has many diseases, and one who evacuates them at right time is free from diseases [Figure 2]. Dr. Bharat Chauragade chaired this session and gave his expert comments on the topic.
Second scientific session started with guest lecture by Dr. Suresh Bhandarkar (Ex. Assistant Director (Yoga) at Ministry of Health, Department of AYUSH) on “Prevention and role of yoga in suppressible and nonsuppressible urges.” He explained the details of role of yogic procedures in both type of urges and how they play a vital role in the maintenance of health and various disorders [Figure 3]. Dr. Arun Wankhede chaired this session and gave his expert comments.
The third speaker, Dr. Shailesh Pangaonkar, delivered lecture on “Role of suppressible urges in health and disease.” He explained the suppressible urges are like enemies of man and have certain role in aggravating psychic symptoms in various psychosomatic disorders. He quoted many references from Upanishadas and Puranas. Dr. Pradnya Dandekar chaired this session and gave her expert comments.
Poster presentation competitions were held for UG and PG scholars. Dr. Sneha Dhakite (Department of Kayachikitsa) won the first prize in PG category, whereas Mr. Mudassir Shaz (third-year UG student of MGACH and RC) won the second prize, and Miss. Manisha Choudhary (third year UG student of MGACH and RC) won the third prize in UG category [Figure 4].
Lastly, panel discussion was conducted. In this, various queries by faculties and PG/UG students were satisfactorily answered by guest speakers.
Valedictory program started with the felicitation of the guest, presenting certificate, bouquet, and memento of the CAME. Finally, the vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Premkumar P. Badwaik.
Total participants in the CAME were 110. The average pretest score was 4.28 and the average posttest score was 15.2 and the average learning gain was 71.84.
The main output of the CAME and its considerations were as follows:
- Getting acquainted with the knowledge of suppressible and nonsuppressible urges and their role in the maintenance of health
- Importance of suppressible and nonsuppressible urges in health and diseases
- Propagate the role of yoga in the prevention of psychosomatic diseases caused due to these urges
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Conflicts of interest
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[Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3], [Figure 4]