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Unani therapy: civilisational accomplishment

Deoband: A felicitation programme was organised by Dr. Bashir in honour of the newly elected members of Indian Medicine Board of Uttar Pradesh – Dr. Akhktar Saeed and Dr. Qamaruzama Quraishi. Faculty of Jamia-Tibb, students and prominent persons were invited on the occasion. The programme was presided by Dr. Muhammad Akram, founder Ajmal Khan Tib College of Pharmacy, Muzaffar Nagar. Dr. Akhtar Saeed, Dr. Qamaruzama Quraishi, Dr. Khatil ahmad and Dr. Anwar Saeed, Secretary, Jamia Tib were the guests of honour. Dr. Bashir welcomed the newly elected members of the Board and expressed that they would strive their best towards promoting unani system.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Anwar Saeed observed that the Unani system is a civilisational triumph which all of us must safeguard. The system has also contributed in preserving Urdu. It was pointed out that people are turning towards this therapy as doctors and hospitals had commercialised the profession.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 January 2011 on page no. 21

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