Ayurveda Doctors' Association-Nepal (ADAN) is a national organization of Ayurveda Physicians of Nepal. Ayurveda is a culture based health system of Nepal practiced since antiquity. This long tradition can be found in many different ethnic group and culture in our country. This is a national health system and officially practiced in Nepal. Academic history of Ayurvedic is also very old in Nepal. This organization (ADAN) is a legend of Ayurveda tradition of Nepal. This is a non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit making organization, registered in Kathmandu District Administrative Office (Registration no. 244) in 1997 (BS 2054). In this organization academically university qualified (at least five and half year university graduate) Ayurveda physicians can be registered as a member. So, the main objective of this organization is to gather professionals together, exchange and share their knowledge, enrich professional ethics, build capacity and plead for professional advocacy, rights and duties and provide services to the common people in Nepal.S.N. Name
1 Dr Rishi Ram Koirala President
2 Dr Shyam Mani Adhikari Immediated past president
3 Dr Rajendra Kumar Giri senior vice president
4 Dr Buddhi Prakash Regmi vice president (FWR)
5 Dr Santosh Kumar Sharma vice president (MWR)
6 Dr Laxmi Kanta Chapagain vice president (WR)
7 Dr Ramesh Mishra vice president (WR)
8 Dr Giri Raj Khatiwada vice president (ER)
9 Dr Ram Chandra Adhikari General Secretary
10 Dr Munkarna Thapa Secretary
11 Dr Kopila Adhikari Treasurer
12 Dr Shankar Prasad Poudel Member
13 Dr Shraban Kumar Shrestha Member
14 Dr Binod Sah Member
15 Dr Madan Prasad Satyal Member
16 Dr Bishun Dayal Prasad Patel Member
17 Dr Ajaya Kumar Chaudhary Member
18 Dr Narayan Shreshtha Chief Editor
New executive members will be elected in every two-year.
Main Objectives of the organization:
1. To advocate the professional ethics, rights, duties and justice.
2. To promote skill and capabilities of Ayurveda practitioner by organizing scientific trainings, workshops and exchange programs.
3. To provide Ayurveda health services to common public within the country.
4. Sharing national and international experiences and net working.
5. To collect, cultivate and conserve the medical plants and bio-diversities.
1. One should have passed five and half years BAMS course from Nepal or India to be the general members of ADAN.
2. Besides these two countries’ product, others who have got the membership criteria can only be the honorable member.