CME for Ilaj bit Tadbeer faculty members


Aligarh: Faculty members of the Department of Ilaj bit Tadbeer, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) were provided with opportunities to update knowledge, skills and practices involved at different levels of regimental therapies and health care delivery systems in a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme which concluded recently.

Speaking on the relevance of regimental therapies in Ilaj bit Tadbeer, the Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Prof Raisur Rahman (Former Advisor Unani, Ministry of AYUSH) remarked: “Regimental therapy is a popular treatment method, which has been by ancient Unani scholars since antiquity. In today’s world when many medicines and treatment methods are coming with side effects, people are again looking for these applications of certain techniques and physical methods of treatment to improve the constitution of bodies”.

In the valedictory function, the Chief Guest, Prof S M Arif Zaidi (Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Jamia Hamdard) stressed: “Like other methods of treatments, regimental therapy in Ilaj bit Tadbeer is an important mode in which the morbid matter present in the body is either dispersed, excreted or its unnecessary production is blocked or its flow is restricted and the diseases are cured by natural healing of body”.

Prof F S Sheerani (Dean, Faculty of Unani Medicine) and Prof Shagufta Aleem (Principal, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, AMU) welcomed the delegates and spoke about maintenance of general health and care through modulation or modification in Asbaab-e-Sitta Zarooriya (six essential factors for life).

The Guest of Honour, Prof Abdul Wadood (Director, National Institute of Unani Medicine) urged Unani scholars to produce more research and develop updated standard operating procedures for regimental therapies.

Prof M M H Siddiqui talked about regimens mentioned in the classical Unani literature and new methods of regimental therapies.

Prof Mohd Anwar (Chairman and Organizing Secretary of the Programme) discussed how CMEs like these will go a long way in management of non-communicable diseases such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension among others.

He also gave a summary report of the CME in the valedictory session.

Dr Faiza Abbasi (Director, UGC HRD Centre) called for adopting new techniques in teaching methodology.

Dr Nishat Quddus (Dept. of Physiotherapy, Hamdard University), Prof Anisur Rahman (State Unani Medical College, Prayagraj) delineated special techniques and methods of regimental therapy to improve health as per the constitution of the body.

Dr Abdul Aziz conducted the inaugural programme and Prof Asia Sultana extended the vote of thanks in inaugural and valedictory sessions.

Dr M Saad A Khan (Convener) and Dr M Shoaib (Co-ordinator) carried out all the preliminary and follow-up tasks during the six-day CME.