Aligarh : The newly admitted undergraduate, postgraduate and Internship students of the Hakim Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College (AKTC), Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) were oriented in the Tibbiya College’s goals and objectives and vision of the university in a three-weeks induction programmme held under the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM), Ministry of AYUSH directives.
Teachers from the Faculty of Unani Medicine and members of the Junior Doctor’s Association (JDA) had jointly organised the programme.
In the inaugural function, the Chief Guest, Prof Shahid Ali Siddiqui (Principal, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College-JNMC, AMU) spoke about the utility of transitional curriculum and the domain changes.
He encouraged students and interns to e prepare themselves for new responsibilities and to promote methods of treating diseases in the Unani medicine system.
Prof Shahid also discussed health promotion and disease prevention approaches in Unani medicine.
The Guest of Honour, Dr Faiza Abbasi urged the new students to take inspiration from AKTC and JNMC doctors who did admirable work during the pandemic.
Prof FS Sherani (Dean, Faculty of Medicine) and Prof Shagufta Aleem (Principal, AKTC) informed: “Coordinators of the programme designed the training and lectures for the new students in the induction. It is hoped that the experience of the programme will go a long way in delivery of quality health care”.
Dr Abdul Aziz Khan moderated the induction and Dr Nawalur Rehman Khan (President, JDA) extended the vote of thanks.