Department of Ilmul Amraz
About The Department
The Department of Ilmul Amraz officially established on 2nd December, 2011. Prior to the separation of the department, the teaching and training of Ilmul Amraz was carried out through the Department of Kulliyat. Recently C.C.I.M. (Central Council of Indian Medicine) has changed the name of the department as Mahiyatul Amraz in place of Ilmul Amraz in the Gazette notification.
The Ministry of AYUSH has identified Ilmul Amraz/Mahiyatul Amraz as an area of significance for advancement of Unani medicine on rational scientific grounds. The objectives to establish this Department in the Faculty of Unani Medicine are to facilitate better theoretical and practical skills of Unani Pathology and to fulfill the mandatory requirements of C.C.I.M. Unani system of medicine has a unique holistic pathological basis of diseases, understanding of which is essential for correct diagnosis on classical Unani principles. Use of modern laboratory instruments is aimed to update the students regarding current pathological trends and to explore the validity and significance of Unani diagnostic methods making it ‘Evidence Based Medicine’.
Ilmul Amraz department deals with the following broad areas;
- Ilmul Asbab (Etiology)
- Ilmul Alamat (Symptomatology)
- Umoomi w Nizami Mahiyatul Amraz (General and systemic pathology)
- Ilmul Jaraseem w Tufailiyat (Microbiology and parasitology)
- Itlaqi Mahiyatul Amraz (Applied pathology)
- Heamatology, Clinical biochemistry
- Clinical pathology, Histopathology
The department has well equipped UG and PG laboratories with trinocular projection microscopes, 5 parts automated Heamatology analyzer, automated ELISA reader and washer, semiautomated biochemistry analyzer, coagulation analyzer, automated urine analyzer, automated weight and height machine, smart podium and LCD projectors etc. With adoption of advanced technology as well as preservation of age-old classical methodology, the establishment of the Department shall certainly provide a milestone to the Unani System of Medicine imparting quality education, training and research in the discipline.
The faculty members of the department are continuously engaged in academic activities and collaborative research works contributing many national and international publications so far. Recently the Department got permission to start the postgraduate course in Mahiyatul Amraz which has tremendous research and employment potential. In near future department is planning to initiate many interdisciplinary projects.