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International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 1, Part B
Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on usage of Arsenicum album for COVID-19 among people in Chennai: A cross sectional survey
Author(s): Madhuvarshini Sundararajan, Srinivas G and Valarmathi S
Abstract:
Coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency, highlighting the critical need for worldwide collaboration to explore and better understand the virus, as well as to prevent the risk of transmission. The Ministry of Ayush issued a probable preventive Homoeopathic medicine Arsenicum album–30 for coronavirus infection. Coronavirus prevention strategies help in limiting disease spread. A cross sectional study using semi structured questionnaire was undertaken among residents of Chennai for three months. 354 people completed the survey with 52.5% being female. 79.4% were aware of prophylactic potential of homoeopathy. They had adequate knowledge and practices regarding the Arsenicum album, due to public awareness campaigns through news and social media platforms. The public supported the government's homoeopathic preventive campaign. The survey reveals that a sizable portion of the public believes in homoeopathy’s therapeutic potential for the disease, paving the way for more research into its role as an adjuvant.
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How to cite this article:
Madhuvarshini Sundararajan, Srinivas G, Valarmathi S. Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on usage of Arsenicum album for COVID-19 among people in Chennai: A cross sectional survey. Int J Hom Sci 2022;6(1):72-77. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2022.v6.i1b.517
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences