Now a days, there is strong demand for alternatives to pharmaceuticals for various diseases due to concerns of safety, efficacy, and a desire for more “natural” products. Herbal medicines have been widely used all over the world since ancient times by physicians and patient for their better therapeutic value as they have no or less side effects as compared with modern medicines. People also use herbal medicines to maintain or improve their health.
Many people believe that products labelled "natural" or “Herbal” are always safe and good for them, but it’s not true. Some herbs, like ephedra and comfrey, can cause serious harm. This is the reason that herbal medicine demands for studies in their field. It includes quality control, efficacy and safety of herbal drugs and medicaments. This programme will provide professionals with the good basic grounding of physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drug substances or potential drugs of natural origin as well as help them to search new medicines from natural sources.
Module 1: Introduction to Herbal Medicine
Module 2: Indian System of Medicine
Module 3: Medicinal Botany
Module 4: Modern Analytical Techniques
Module 5: Tissue Culture of Medicinal Plants
Module 6: Extraction, Isolation and Analysis of Phytopharmaceuticals
Module 7: Screening and Standardization of Herbal Medicines
Module 8: Herbal Formulations
Module 9: Herbal Cosmetics
Module 10: Nutraceuticals
Module 11: Quality Control of Herbal medicine
Module 12: WHO and ICH Guidelines for Herbal Medicines
Module 13: Herbal medicine: Standards, Regulation and Patenting
Module 14: Good Manufacturing Practices for Herbal Medicines
Module 15: Guide to Essential Drugs Prescribing information under Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha and homeopathy system of medicines
Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Post Graduate Diploma in Herbal Medicines, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like Dabur India Ltd., Zandu Care, Hamdard Laboratories, Baidyanath, Himalaya, Charak Pharma Pvt. Ltd., PatanjaliAyurved, Sandhu Pharmaceutical, Vicco Laboratories, Sri SriTattva, Wilson Drugs, Zocveda, Unicare Remedies, Morsan Healthcare, Nature Wellness India, Acharya Pharmaceuticals, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.
Before complex medicinal chemistry was developed, people used remedies created by the simple tools and ingredients afforded to them by nature. After completion of this programme professionals will have knowledge of how to use various parts of plants, including seeds, roots and bark to create medication, herbal medicine and natural dietary aids. This programme will help professionals to get job in Production, Manufacturing, Research & Development and Marketing of herbal medicines. They also have plenty of opportunities in specialized fields such as herbal medicine, Acupuncture, Naturopathy etc.
Moderated by Shri Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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