27-SEP-2014: The Department of Ilaj-bit-Tadbeer, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University organized a one-day National workshop on "Potentials of Ilaj-bit-Tadbeer in the Management of Life style Disorders".
Delivering inaugural speech, Professor Raisur Rehman, Advisor (Unani), Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, said that lifestyle disorders, arising as the by-product of urbanization, are different from others as they are completely preventable and curable. He said that in a situation when no system of medicine provides a solution, an integrated and multidisciplinary approach seems to be more appropriate, which leads to alternative system of medicine as more trustable. He said that rapidly changing lifestyle has led to an increase in the number of patients suffering from Diabetes, high blood pressure and heart ailments.
Professor Syed Shakir Jamil, Director General, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, New Delhi said that doctors should create awareness among people regarding the alternative systems of Medicine. He suggested educational institutions to encourage research in this field.
Professor Naeem Ahmad Khan, Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine said that the Unani Medicine played an important role not only in cure but also in prevention of diseases. He said that in present scenario, people are looking for alternatives for conventional drugs. He hoped that the Department of Ilaj Bit Tadbir would become an important Centre in the field of Unani system of medicine.
Professor MMH Siddiqui, Organizing Secretary of the workshop and founder Chairman of the Department, said that although latest medical technology has helped developing effective medicines for various diseases, their side effects were adversely affecting patients, which could only be checked through alternative system of medicine.
Professor Anis Ismail, DSW presided over the inaugural function and Dr Saud Ali Khan, Principal, AK Tibbiya College addressed the workshop.
Dr Asiya Sultana, Convener of the Workshop, conducted the programme while Professor M Anwar proposed the vote of thanks. On the occasion, four books, authored by Professor Samiur Rehman were released.
Related PicturesGuest present at the Workshop at Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College
Prof. Rais Ur Rehman addressing the workshop at AKTC