The first International Conference and Exhibition on siddha medicine (The Sidda Expo - 2018) was held at the Siddha Medicine Unit of Jaffna University in Kaithady from 23rd to 27th February 2018.
The event was organised in collaboration with the Northern Province Indigenous Medicine Department and the Indian Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Ministry.
At this program, a stall opened by the Department of Indigenous Medicine, EPC to exhibit several new variety of medicines manufactured by Indigenous Drug Manufacturing Unit, Eastern province and Base Siddha Ayurveda Hospital, Trincomalee.
Several individuals submitted their research articles at the event. Dr. R. Srithar , Commissioner of Indigenous Department, EPC participated and submitted research papers. Also she awarded certificates to participants.