A workshop was organized by Nada India Foundation at Border Security Force (BSF) Gujarat Frontier Headquarters, Gandhinagar on 29 January 2011.
Before workshop began Dr. Michael O.Smith visionary and founder of NADA International and Suneel Vatsyayan Chairman of Nada
After this addressing about 200 Jawan (Constables) and their families including Inspector General of Gujarat Frontier shri A.N.Sinha IPS with his wife and other senior officials , Shri Suneelji said this 3 point ear acupuncture protocol was developed by Dr. Smith. It is not an alternative to other treatments but, it is to prepare the patient for whatever treatment he/she requires. It facilitates persons self realization and self knowledge.
Dr. Smith also briefly addressed and said when we all face challenges in life we all feel stress. This Acupuncture treatment he said would balance the mind and body. It is not only people who go to borders but their families also feel lot of stress. With balance mind we can face the challenges easier. This is also called the wellness therapy.
After this treatment on voluntary bases, whoever wanted raised their hand and Acupuncture Detoxification Specialists (ADS) provided the treatment. At the same time each ADS provided training to 7 paramedics and nursing assistant staff of the base hospital under the supervision of Dr. Smith. Gradually almost all present at the workshop around 200 persons including DIG & IG and received the treatment.
The paramedics and nursing assistants were also given acupuncture. They were very enthusiastic about providing this treatment. Suneelji discussed with them technicality. Arrangement was made so that under doctors (Dr.Chowdhary) supervision they could provide this acupuncture treatment to patients requesting it. Nada
Prepared by Dr.Nayna NADA ADS, Nada Gujarat Chapter