Dept of Moalejat organises two-day National Conference
Aligarh, March 21: The Department of Moalejat, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University today organised a two-day National Conference on ?Relevance of Unani Medicine in Non-Communicable Diseases.?
Dr S Farooq, President, Himalayan Herbal Drugs, Bangalore, who attended the function as the Chief Guest said that Unani Medicine and other traditional medicines in India have been curing non-communicable diseases, which is why there is an imperative need to promote Unani Medicine as an alternative to Modern Medicine.
Guest of Honour, Professor Wazahat Hussain, a retired AMU Botany academic pointed out that plant-taxonomy has a very important role in the development of Unani Medicine. He added that Unani Medicine is unique as it has no after effects, however there have been a few cases of medicine adulteration and necessary actions have been taken.
Dr Habib ur Rehman Chighani, former Director, Khuda Baksh Library, Patna said that since more than 80 percent deaths all over the world, according to a WHO report have been because of non-communicable diseases. ?In the situation, it is high time that the countries all over the world should start promoting Unani Medicine,? he added.
While presiding over the function, Dr S M A Asim Rizvi, renowned physician spoke on the importance of research in Unani Medicine. He also said that a physician should always keep on learning new things in the field to be updated.
Prof Misbahuddin Siddiqui, Organising Secretary of the Conference said that this conference will help Unani physicians to upgrade their knowledge and skills for treating patients.
Prof M M Wamiq Ameen, Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine and Dr Saud Ali Khan, Principal, A K Tibbiya College also gave their deliberations during the Conference.
Dr B D Khan conducted the programme, while Prof Tanzeel Ahmad proposed the vote of thanks.
On the occasion, Prof Misbahuddin Siddiqui?s book, ?Ilaj bil Mufarredaat? was also released.
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Aligarh Muslim University
Related Picturesguests present during the inaugural function of the National Conference at Deptt of Moalejat