Dr. Rafeena Kidavintavida
What is Ayurveda?Ayurveda is a holistic system of health and healing. It is a time tested medical system that served humanity and survived for more than the past 5000 years.
Dr. Rafeena Kidavintavida - BAMS, PGDY, CGO.Registered with Travancore Cochin Medical council, Kerala, India.Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda Inc (AAA) and Ayurvedic Medical Association of India (AMAI).Dr. Rafeena Kidavintavida, known among her clients as Dr. Rafeena, is a well qualified and experienced Ayurveda doctor and a specialist in Kerala special panchakarma. She is a graduate on Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery (six years’ course) from Government Ayurveda College, Kannur (Kannur University), Kerala, India and has postgraduate diploma in Yoga from Annamalai University, India and Certificate in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, from ISMER (Ideal Society for Medical Education and Research), Mumbai.
Dr. Rafeena is from Kerala, also known as ‘Gods own country’, a tropical glowing land on the Southern coast of India. Kerala is considered as the cradle of genuine Ayurveda, the place which literally never lost continuity of growth of Ayurveda. As grown around the rich traditions of Ayurveda, she was passionate about Ayurveda from childhood and selected Ayurveda as her career. Immediately after finishing her studies, she was appointed as a doctor in the Government Ayurveda College, Kannur where she completed her graduation. This job under the guidance of well known professors of Ayurveda refined her abilities as a doctor and brushed up her teaching skills. Then she worked in Greens Ayu Hospital, an international institution for Ayurvedic treatments and courses as a doctor in charge of panchakarma. This job gave her the opportunity to deal with clients around the world. After that she was selected by State Government of Kerala as an Ayurvedic physician for Ayurvedic primary health care centres through a competitive selection process. These are busy institutions having around 100 patients per day. This opportunity gave her a chance to work close to the society and involve in the maintenance of public health.
Dr. Rafeena was awarded by Ayurvedic Medical Association of India (AMAI) and Kerala Government Ayurveda Graduate Medical Officers’ Federation (KGAGMOF) separately for the implementation of “Yoga for prevention of life style diseases among senior citizens” as one of the best projects by an Ayurvedic doctor for the year 2010-11 in the district of Kannur, India.
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