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  • World Unani Day is observed on February 11 annually.
  • It is celebrated on the birth anniversary of great Unani scholar and social reformer Hakim Ajmal Khan (1868 – 1927). He was a Unani medical educationist and founder of scientific research in the Unani system of medicine.
  • The day is marked to spread awareness about health care delivery through the Unani system of medicine.
  • Unani is a preventive and curative philosophy that has been used in India for many years. Today, India is one of the leading countries as far as the practice of Unani medicine is concerned.
  • The first Unani Day was celebrated in 2017 at the Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine (CRIUM), Hyderabad.


  • The Unani system of medicine was originated in Greece, however, its present form was saved by the Arabs.
  • Unani medicine is also known as Unani Tibb, Arabian medicine, or Islamic medicine.
  • It is a healing philosophy that takes from ancient Greek medicine. In Arab, Unani means ‘Greek.’
  • It assumes the four main elements – Fire, Water, Air and Earth which corresponds to four humours – Phlegm, Black bile, Blood, and Yellow bile respectively.
  • Unani was introduced in India by the Arabs and Persians.





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