Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said was one of the great exponents of Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani). He had the vision to establish a University which could enliven the intellectual traditions of the Golden Era of Muslim Civilization, had always been his most cherished dream. Faculty of Eastern Medicine is the pioneering Degree awarding institution of Hamdard University (Jamia Tibbia Sharqia / Hamdard Tibbi College / since 1958) took shape as a constituent institution (Hamdard Al-Majeed College of Eastern Medicine upgraded in the year 1995). Keeping in view the above mentioned, Hakim Mohammed Said’s vision for the Faculty of Eastern Medicine is compatible with Hamdard University to develop it as an excellent center for higher education now at the verge to grow in to a citadel of knowledge for the new millennium..
The Faculty of Eastern Medicine in response to the growing needs of health management is determined to provide the knowledge and infrastructure to develop Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) and to wide its applications, aims to build capacity of the common people (society) and the professionals to understand Tibb. It is also among the mission of the Faculty to educate allied professionals of the basic and applied fields of Natural Sciences, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, This mission of the Faculty of Eastern Medicine go well together following the vision of Hakim Mohammed Said and thus Hamdard University, to execute advance studies and research in Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani).
To prepare competnt Medical Graduates of Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) and train post-graduate professionals of Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) to cater the ever growing demands of Health care and Management.
To provide Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) knowledge to common people (society) and quality education to the undergraduates and train post-graduates in their practice and different fields of Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) Specialization.
To educate the professionals of Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani) to work as members of the team of Health Professionals for promoting health and solving health problems in the community.
To publish books, monographs and undertake research projects and conduct courses for advance studies in Eastern Medicine (Tibb-e-Unani).
The major achievement of Faculty of Eastern Medicine is the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Ibn Sina Institute of Tibb, Johannesburg, University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, with University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan and Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, China. In order to develop and operate academic research programs for the advancement of Eastern Medicine, the faculty offers the following undergraduate degree programs: