CME for Amraz-e-Niswan-wa-Atfal doctors


Aligarh : Resource persons upskilled ‘Ilmul Qabalat-wa-Amraz-e-Niswan’ doctors with knowledge the understanding of the new developing areas in their field in the recently concluded six-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme of the Department of Amraz-e-Niswan-wa-Atfal, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

The CME programme was held under the Ministry of AYUSH guidelines.

Prof Tamkin Rabbani (J N Medical College, AMU) gave a presentation on ‘Pregnancy Induced Hypertension’, Prof Kausar Usman (KGMC, Lucknow) spoke on ‘Anemia in Pregnancy’ Prof Zehra Mohsin (J N Medical College, AMU) presented a session on ‘CTG Interpretations’, Prof M A Jafri (Jamia Hamdard) deliberated ‘Teaching Methodology in Amraz-e-Niswan-wa-Qabalat’, Dr Sohrab Ahmad (Jamia Hamdard) gave a demonstration on ‘Physiotherapeutic Perspective on Antennal and PostNatal Care’ and Prof M Idrees (A and U Tibbiya College, New Delhi) delineated ‘Unani Pharmaceutical Intervention in the Management of Amraz-e-Niswan’,

Dr Mohd Kashif Hussain (NRIUMSD, Hyderabad), Dr Manzoor Ahmad (ZVMUM, Pune), Dr Faooq Ahmad Dar (AKTC, AMU), Prof S Nafees Bano (HSZHUM College and Hospital, Bhopal) and Dr Zarina Khatoon also delivered important lectures and presentations.

At the inaugural function, the Chief Guest, Prof Naima Khatoon (Principal, Women’s College) remarked: “The health of families and communities are no doubt tied to the health of women. Their well being leads to improved health of their children and families”.

She also spoke on the psychological issues women go through due to health problems.

Speaking on the importance of CME programmes, the Guest of Honour, Prof Mohd Mohibul Haque Siddiqui (Founder Chairman, Department of Ilaj Bit Tadbeer) said: Continuing medical education provides health workers with the learning of new viable ways that can improve the patient care to effectively manage a career in the ever-changing landscape of the medical sciences.

“Poverty, social exclusion, unemployment, poor working conditions and gender inequalities leave a big impact on patterns of women’s health, ” stressed Prof F S Sherani (Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine).

Prof Shagufta Aleem (Principal, AKTC) discussed ways to improve and maintain the health of geriatric female patients.

Prof Suboohi Mustafa (CME Organising Secretary) gave the CME report and discussed developing the department as a centre of excellence in terms of AYUSH for holistic health and research through teaching and training.


Prof Syeda Aamena Naaz (CME Co-organising Secretary) delivered the welcome address.

Programme conveners, Dr Diwan Israr Khan and Dr Mohammad Anas explained how a number of illnesses that affect women can be prevented with proper care.

Dr Abiha Ahmad Khan talked about the important preventative health care steps women should follow in different stages of life.

Dr Fahmeeda Zeeenat extended the vote of thanks.


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