Aligarh : Faculty members of 17 different Unani Medicine colleges from across 10 different states engaged in activities designed to support their continuing professional development for providing high-quality, comprehensive and continuous patient care in the Ministry of AYUSH sponsored Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme for teachers of Mahiyatul Amraz (Applied Pathology) at the Department of Ilmul Amraz, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
“Through lectures and demonstration sessions, including hands-on-training and group discussions; the participants were updated on the latest advances in the diagnosis of various diseases in the CME for over six days. They were also trained to cure patients of epidemic diseases and lifestyle disorders in accordance with the original Unani medical literature and informed of the best ways for quality control management in laboratories and blood banking”, said Prof F S Sherani (Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine).
He informed: “Prof Zulkifle (Former Director, NIUM, Bangalore), Prof Raisur Rahman (Former DG, CCRUM and former Advisor, Ministry of AYUSH), Prof Yasmin Shamsi (Head, Dept of Moalajat, SUMER Jamia Hamdard), Prof SH Arif (Chairman, Dept of Pathology, J N Medical College, AMU), Prof M M Wamiq Amin (Chairman, Department of Ilmul Amraz, AMU and former Director, NIUM), Prof Ashhar Qadeer (Chairman, Department of Kulliyat, AMU) and other invited speakers from Unani institutes and research council were the resource persons”.
In the welcome address, Prof M M Wamiq Amin pressed for training the faculty in line with National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) guidelines.
He also presented the CME report.
The Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Dr Faiza Abbasi (Director, UGC HRDC, AMU) emphasised that CMEs like these help in producing adequate and high quality medical professionals.
Attending the valedictory function as the Chief Guest, Prof Raisur Rahman remarked: “I am sure that the experience of this CME will go a long way in the implementation of new skills in teaching and research”.
Dr Ataullah Fahad extended the vote of thanks.