Hakim Mohammed Said A Time Line
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|Born:||9th January 1920 at Delhi, India.|
|Died:||17th October 1998 (Assassinated in Karachi)|
|Father:||Hakim Abdul Majeed(Founder of Hamdard Dawakhana, Delhi, India) (Died in 1922)|
|Wife:||Naimat Begum (Died 18th August 1981)|
|Children:||One daughter (Sadia Rashid, President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan)|
|Education:||BEMS (Bachelor of Eastern Medicine) from Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbi (Medical) College Delhi, in 1940 and D. Sc. “Medicina Alternative” The International Multidisciplinary Scientific Society on Alternative Medicine, 1984.|
|Migration:||Migrated to Pakistan 9th January, 1948|
|Professional Life:||Established his Clinic in Karachi in 1948. Started manufacturing Herbal Medicines. Served as teacher in “Kotwal Building School”, Karachi. Hamdard Dawakhana was inaugurated on 19th June 1948. This was the beginning of Hamdard in Pakistan. By 1953 Hamdard had gained the status of a fully-fledged pharmaceutical industry. At this stage Hakim Mohammed Said transformed Hamdard into a WAQF (Trust). Today Hamdard is one of the biggest manufacturers of Herbal Medicines in Pakistan.|
|Establishment of Tibbia College:||In 1958 he established Hamdard Tibbia College (now known as Hamdard Al-Majeed College of Eastern Medicine – a constituent faculty of Hamdard University) It is offering five years degree course in Unani Medicine, for the first time in Pakistan. Hundreds of students have completed education from this college.|
|Publications:||Author, Editor and Compiler of about 196 books.
35 books in English on Islam, Pakistan, Medicine, Health and Science
8 books for children in English
46 books in Urdu on Islam, Education, Literature,
Sociology, Medicine, Health and Science
12 travelogues in Urdu
45 books in Urdu for youths and travelogues for children.
50 books in Urdu for Naunehal.
Some books have been translated in other languages also.
Beside these he edited some Journals also:
|Madinat al-Hikmah:||In 1983 he started building Madinat-al-Hikmah (City of Education, Science and Culture) on the outskirts of Karachi. It is spread over an area of 350 acres of land. It is a vast educational undertaking in private sector. It includes:
|Hamdard University:||At present Hamdard University has five faculties with enrolments of 9915 students (in university and its affiliated campuses and institutes)
Hamdard Public School: In Hamdard Public School total enrolment is 2020 students.
Bait al-Hikmah Library: Bait al-Hikmah Library is one of the largest Libraries of Pakistan. It has over four lakh books (in Urdu, English, Persian and Arabic). Of these 1827 are rare books. There are 1629 Manuscripts, 360 Translations of Holy-Quran in 64 languages, 2255 Current periodicals, and 28010 back issues of periodicals. Library has Clippings from Newspapers also.
There are over 3.61 million Newspaper Clippings on 1210 subjects, large philatelic collection from 146 countries. Microfilm collection.
|International Conferences:||Hakim Mohammed Said organized about 30 international conferences in Pakistan. Some of them were:
|Sham-i-Hamdard and Bazm-e-Naunehal:||Besides these he attended around 100 International Conferences as delegate from Pakistan. He was associated with more then 30 international associations and learned bodies.
Organized Sham-i-Hamdard for the last 30 years, where hundreds of intellectuals delivered speeches on different topics of Islam, Pakistan, Science, Education, Culture and History. Later Sham-i-Hamdard was transformed into Hamdard Shoora (Hamdard Council of Advisors). He also organized Bazm-e-Naunehal and Naunehal Assembly (Children Assembly)
|Clinics:||He started his first Clinic in Karachi in 1948. Afterwards he expanded his area of service to the other cities also. He regularly visited his clinics in Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore every month. He treated millions of patients but never charged any Consultation Fee. Rather he gave free medicines to many deserving patients.|
|Some salient Features of His Personality:||