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Traditional medicinal systems can play imp role in lifestyle

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Traditional and conventional medicinal systems can play important roles in curing lifestyle diseases, which are one of the major challenges of the country, Singh said today.

On the eve of Unani Day, he inaugurated a two-day international conference on Unani Medicine organised by the in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) and stressed on all-round development of of medicine with focus on of diseases.

"All physicians, irrespective of system of medicine whether modern or traditional, may be co-located for addressing the requirement of patients in a holistic manner," Singh opined.

About Hakim Ajmal Khan, whose on February 11 is being celebrated as Unani Day, the said contribution made by Khan in the field of traditional medicine and to the nation was remarkable.

On the occasion, an MoU was signed between and Hamdard University, to establish an "academic chair" in Unani system of medicine in that country.

An official statement said, the aim of this MoU is to provide academic leadership to the institution, primarily through demonstrating and fostering excellence in teaching, research, and policy development related to Unani system of medicine at the varieties of levels within the discipline.

At the two-day conference, various eminent personalities and stakeholders from academia, industry, regulators, and researchers in the field of Unani Medicine are participating.

Also, representatives from various countries such as South Africa, the UK, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, the USA, Portugal, the UAE, Slovenia, Israel, Hungary, Bahrain, are attending the conference.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 19:05 IST