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