The 5th Hamdard International Conference will be held at Madinat al-Hikmah, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan, during January 9-11, 2020. This international conference is being jointly organized by Hamdard Foundation Pakistan, Faculty of Eastern Medicine, Hamdard University Karachi and International Association for Unani Medicine.
Eminent scientists and researchers from different countries are invited to participate and contribute in this important international moot covering various aspects of Alternative Medicine.
The aim of the Conference is to bring together leading experts in the field of Alternative Medicine including Unani, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic, and other indigenous practicing systems at one forum. This will enable us to discuss similarities and differences in the education and practice of respective systems. Providing opportunities for younger faculty members and graduates to learn and explore the possibilities to develop research collaborations for sustainable and evidence-based utilization of Alternative Medicines for the benefit of humankind.
The following aspects related to Alternative Medicine will be covered:
1. Historical Perspectives
2. Scientific validation of Philosophies
3. Preclinical and clinical research on herbal formulations
4. Cultivation and conservation of medicinal plants
5. Standardization and safety of herbal products
6. Regulatory bodies and registration procedures
7. Future strategy to streamline Alternative Medicine

The participants will be from Universities, Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Health Care Institutions: Primary, secondary and Tertiary; Alternative Medicine and related industries as well as Ministries: Health, Education, Food, Agriculture and Commerce.