Thiruvananthapuram: The fifth edition of the global ayurveda festival (GAF 2023) will be held in the state capital from December 1 to 5, focusing on projecting ayurveda's huge potential in addressing the health challenges and setting a platform for global networking of ayurveda practitioners and stakeholders.
The focal theme of the GAF 2023 is ‘emerging challenges in healthcare & a resurgent ayurveda’. The biennial event will be held at the Greenfield Stadium in Karyavattom.
The conclave will witness convergence of many top scientists, including Nobel laureates, 7,500 delegates from 75 countries. Over 750 research papers will be presented at various sessions of the meet, besides 750 poster presentations on the side-lines.
The GAF 2023 is happening in the backdrop of the Union government putting major efforts to position ayurveda as a holistic system to address grim health challenges. It is the largest event in the country in ayurveda, said Union minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan who is the chairman of the organising committee.
SOURCE & CREDIT: TIMES OF INDIA