07-NOV-2016: The Department of Moalejat, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Faculty of Unani Medicine recently organised a National Symposium on 'Usool-e-Tashkhees' (Principles of Diagnosis). The symposium, which was aimed to explore clinical skills and use of appropriate investigations for diagnosis had eminent speakers from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi and Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr Syed Mohd Abdul Asim Rizvi, who attended the symposium as the Chief Guest laid emphasis on the use of modern technology and ways to identify the diseases and their treatment. He added that an effective treatment can only follow a proper diagnosis to cure a health problem and proper pathological procedures should be done.
He pointed out that since the time of Ibne Sina to Hakim Ajmal Khan, a large number of Muslim scientists and medical practitioners have contributed enormously in Unani Medicine and the process of improvement should carry on. He added that after all human beings are always learning with their lives and experiences.
Dr Rizvi further said that complicated diseases of the contemporary times need to diagnosed properly and effective treatments should follow. He said that Abu Rihan al-Beruni, Ibne Tibri, Zakariya al-Qazi, Ibne Majoon and Ibne al-Haizan are Muslim scientists with widely recognised work even in today's world and there is a lot, which can be learned from the works of these great men.
On the occasion, AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (veteran) said that a physician depends on a proper diagnosis to carry out a perfect treatment on a patient. He added that even the patients need to have full trust on the diagnosis.
General Shah urged the Unani physicians to only use Unani medicines for treatment and avoid the use of allopathy medicines in their treatment procedures.
He assured that the university administration will work on increasing the number of postgraduate seats in the Faculty of Unani Medicine. Pointing out that very few universities in the country are running courses of Unani Medical Science, the Vice Chancellor said that AMU will do the best for strengthening and developing the field.
Dr M Sikandar Hayat Siddiqui, Director, Unani Services, Uttar Pradesh said that there is important need of promoting Unani clinics all over Uttar Pradesh and opening new clinics and dispensaries all over the state can help people in putting their trust in this medical science.
Professor Shagufta Aleem, Vice President, Central Council of Indian Medicine also talked about the importance of diagnosis for proper treatments and she also assured to work on bringing in more graduate and post graduate seats in the Faculty of Unani Medicine.
Prof Malik Mohd Wamiq Amin, Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine urged the Unani doctors to open more and more clinics for the promotion of Unani Medicine among the masses.
Dr Saud Ali Khan, Principal, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College appreciated the topic of the symposium and urged the chairpersons of different departments to send their requirements for additional faculty members.
Prof Misbahuddin Siddiqui, Chairman, Department of Moalejat and convenor of the symposium highlighted the objectives of the symposium and informed that more than 150 delegates from all the country are participating in the programme.
On the occasion, three books authored by Prof Misbahuddin Siddiqui, Dr Mursaleen Naseer and Dr Mohd Wasih Akhtar were also released. Meanwhile, parents of Ms Hina Mukhtar, the highest medal recipient of the recently held convocation were also felicitated during the symposium.
Dr B D Khan conducted the programme and Dr Tabassum Latafat proposed the vote of thanks.
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