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Dr.Debasis Bakshi speaks on use of acupuncture for addiction treatment...

Dr. DEBASIS BAKSHI, a well-known socio medical activist and expert, is the H.O.D. Acupuncture-Moxibustion, Director and Hony. Secretary, Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM), Howrah, West Bengal. As he joined Calcutta Medical College and Hospital for his MBBS degree, he also decided to get trained in acupuncture in early ‘70s from Dr. Bejoy Kr. Basu, a doyen of acupuncture in India. Later he  completed a post-graduate certificate course on Acupuncture and Moxibustion from Kiangshu Institute for Chinese Traditional Medicine, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China in 1978. A prolific writer, Dr Bakshi has more than fifty research articles to his credit. He has been doing a pioneering effort to use integrated medical approach to tackle many common ailments including ADDICTION and has treated over 70,000 patients in the last three decades. With a view to promoting the effective treatment method which is a viable and affordable alternative to costly modern medical practic

From Archives :GUJARAT AFTER EARTHQUAKE 26th January 2001 - India’s 52nd Republic Day

GUJARAT AFTER EARTHQUAKE By Dr. Sunil Mittal General Secretary Caring  Foundation & Mr. Suneel Vatsyayan Director Caring  Foundation about their experiences during their visit to  Ahmadabad  ,villages of Morbi and Maliya in  Gujarat   After Earthquake  26th January 2001 - India’s 52nd Republic Day We were seeing horrifying pictures on the TV and reading horrendous stories in the newspaper’s on the death and destruction on the January 26 th earthquake in Gujarat .   But, on our visit to Ahmedabad, the capital of the western Indian State and the worst affected Bhuj area, dawned on us that none of those pictures on TV or words in cold print could articulate the severity of the damage to human lives and property.   The skyscrapers in Ahmedabad and humble dwellings in the Bhuj area were reduced to piles of rubble big and small, reminded us of our own vulnerability in a city like New Delhi .   The overwhelming feeling was one of awe, a lingering sense of the fear of na