Hamdard at a Glance
The word Hamdard is derived from the Persian language which is a combination of two words Ham and Dard. ‘Ham’ means a friend or companion and ‘Dard’ means pain. Hamdard thus a companion of pain or who shares the pain of others. Hamdard is a well-known organization in Asia. It is the biggest Unani (Natural) Medicine manufacturing concern in the world. It is not merely a commercial venture. Hamdard began its journey as a health service provider, later expanded its activities to promote education and to bring the blessings of scientific research to help improve the living standard of people and eliminate the sufferings of the humanity.