Aims and Objectives

The main aims and objectives of NEIFM, Pasighat
• To function as an apex research centre for all aspects of folk medicine knowledge with linkages / networking with other research centers.

• To create an interface between traditional healers and scientific research.

• Survey, documentation and validation of folk medicine practices, remedies and therapies for possible usage in public healthcare and further research.

• Generation of public awareness about the potentials of folk medicine for enhancing public health and of rural communities in particular.

• To enhance capacities & upgrade skills of traditional healers to enable delivery of standardised healthcare services, increasing robustness and sustainability of the profession