Department of Moalajat, Jamia Hamdard: An Introduction
Department of Moalajat established in 1989, is one of the departments of the School of Unani Medical Education and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. The department is providing teaching and clinical training in various subjects of Moalajat to undergraduate and post graduate students. It has a unique and fine integration of traditional Unani and latest scientific knowledge of the field with the vision of ultimate development of Unani Medicine and to explore the best possible treatment option of the diseases. Department of Moalajat has been involved in clinical research for about three decades and is contributing in generation of evidence-based data on safety and efficacy of Unani drugs and therapies. Preservation and advancement of traditional knowledge and at the same time adopting latest research methodologies and good clinical practices for protocol development and adhering to strict ethical guidelines. The scientific evidence thus generated has been published in various national and international journals of repute as well as presented in various national and international conferences, seminars and workshops.
The thrust areas of clinical research of the department are neuro-muscular and joint disorders, immunomodulation and adjuvant therapies, skin & cosmetology, life style disorders (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus etc.)respiratory, gastrointestinal and liver disease.
Department of Moalajat of School of Unani Medical Education and Research is making every possible effort for transforming Unani Medicine into a scientific; evidence based medicine excelling in Unani education, health care services and Research in India and abroad.
- Aims to produce competent Unani physicians, academicians and researchers with extensive knowledge of Unani system of medicine coupled with the latest modern medical knowledge needed for working in the medical and health care services of the country.
- To extract-out the tremendous potential of Unani medicine as a means of safe and effective health care system and to provide solutions for different diseases and improving the quality of life in a natural way.
- Transformation and up-gradation of Unani education and research in India through holistic as well as integrated approach.