Ayurveda fest from Dec 1 to 5

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Ayurveda fest from Dec 1 to 5
22-Nov-23 04:49:38

Thiruvananthapuram: The fifth global Ayurveda fest (GAF 2023) is set to be a path-breaking event that will shape the future of Ayurveda, bringing together a diverse range of experts and enthusiasts from across the globe, said V Muraleedharan, minister of state for external affairs and parliamentary affairs. The fest is to be held from December 1 to 5 at the Greenfield International Stadium.

While briefing the media about the conference on Monday, the Union minister said the focal theme of the GAF 2023 is emerging challenges in healthcare and a resurgent Ayurveda.
“With a staggering 2,500 abstract submissions, the flagship event has set a new record by approving 1,000 scientific papers for oral presentation and 1000+ poster presentations, covering over 60 topics, which will take place across 16 venues, all in parallel,” said Muraleedharan.
The minister said these presentations will cover an array of topics that revolve around the focal theme along with various sub-themes. Representatives from various countries, including health ministers, ambassadors and senior bureaucrats will take part in GAF, which will explore the role of Ayurveda in cancer treatment and Artificial Intelligence (AI). More than 200 speakers, over 25 of them are distinguished experts from different countries, will attend the event.

Dr G G Gangadharan, working chairman, GAF and president of CISSA, said that the expo at GAF will be the first-of-its-kind in the country and around 2.5 lakh peopel are expected.