Anemia Awareness Chariot travelled 200 km and educated 35k people
On March 17th, 2023 Friday, Indore city hosted an ‘Anemia Awareness Chariot’ (anemia jagrukta rath) to inform the residents about the symptoms of anemia, its treatment, and, the diet (food) you have to follow by the homoeopathic doctor team in order to make India ‘Anemia free’ by the year 2047 with a special provision in the Union Budget 2023-2024.
The team of homoeopathic doctors accompanying the chariot educated approximately 35,000 people about the symptoms of anemia, homoeopathic treatment, and the food you have to take over the course of eight years. “In terms of cleanliness, Indore is one of the finest city which leaves other cities behind, Dr. AK Dwivedi’s determined efforts will make Indore as the number one ‘Anemia Free’ city” said Shankar Lalwani, Member of parliament (MP), Indore while praising the efforts to run the Anemia Awareness chariot.
On February 26th, the Anemia Awareness Chariot, an initiative of Advanced Homeo Health Centre and Homoeopathic Medical Research Pvt, Ltd and Ayush Medical Welfare Foundation, was launched by Shankar Lalwani, a member of parliament from Indore. In eight days, the Chariot travelled about 200 kilometers through Indore and its surrounding areas, arriving at its starting point on March 5th.
“General Public were not only made aware of several little and heavy issues caused by the disease called anemia, but people were also acquiring knowledge about some simple and easily available food at home to prevent these health problems, through the anemia awareness chariot,” said Dr. AK Dwivedi, a renowned Homoeopathic physician in the city and the member of the Scientific Advisory Board CCRH (Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy) Minister of AYUSH Govt of India and also a professor and the Head of Department of Philosophy, SKRP Gujarati Homoeopathic College, Indore MP India.
Apart from this, free Homoeopathic treatments were given to the required patients, and pamphlets containing information on food items useful to remove anemia and increase hemoglobin were distributed. Dr. Dwivedi has successfully treated different types of anemia patients for over two and a half decades and has organised an anemia awareness chariot in Indore and surrounding areas for several years to raise patient awareness. A large number of people in and around Indore have benefitted, over the years. He had started this during his January 2023 visit, he urged the President of India Shri Draupadi Murmu, and Finance Minister Srimati Nirmala Sitharaman to include a special provision in the Union Budget 2023, for the treatment of anemia which was accepted.