Q. The WHO Director-General laid the foundation stone for world’s first and only Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) at?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] Kerala

[D] Gujarat

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: Recently, WHO Director-General laid the foundation stone for world’s first and only Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) at Jamnagar in Gujarat.

  • It is the sum total of the knowledge, skill, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.
  • Major traditional and complementary medicines (T&CM) in India include: Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha, Unani, Sowa-Rigpa, Naturopathy etc.

Source: FORUMIAS