Introduction

The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (AVP), a pioneering traditional institution with its activities spread across education, production, research and clinical services in the field of ayurveda, has become the hub of many national and international programs, serving as a milestone in the history of ayurveda. Nestled in the serene foothills of the Western Ghats, a place that is best suited for learning and educational discourse, AVP' s Training Academy is committed to spreading the knowledge of authentic ayurvedic healthcare and practices. We provide short term and one year courses designed to groom and prepare 'Healthcare Assistants' in ayurveda with a core focus on patient care. It seeks to develop their basic skill sets of carrying out various treatments upon the instruction of a doctor and assist in lending proper ayurvedic care to patients in a hospital setting