Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said profile

Managing Director


  • Chairman, and Waqif Mutawalli, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan
  • President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan
  • Founder-President, Madinat al-Hikmah
  • Chancellor, Hamdard University
  • President, Hamdard Public School
  • Waqif Mutawalli, Hamdard Bangladesh
  • Chief Physician, Hamdard Clinics
  • President, Pakistan Historical Society, Karachi
  • President, Institute of Health and Tibbi Research, Karachi
  • President, Institute of Central and West Asian Studies, Karachi
  • Federal Minister / Advisor to the President of Pakistan on Tibb from 1979 to 1982
  • Governor of Sindh, from 1993 to 1994

Academic Qualifications

  • BEMS from The Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbi College, Delhi, 1940
  • D Sc. “Medicina Alternative”, The International Multidisciplinary
  • Scientific Society on Alternative Medicine – 1984


  • Urdu and English
  • Working knowledge of Arabic and Persian

Honours, Prizes, Awards

  • Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Pakistan 1966
  • “Sadiq Dost Award” from the people of Bahawalpur through commissioner of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
  • Certificate of Merit from the Institute of History of Science and Technology, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey 1981
  • Islamic Medicine Prize, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait, 1982
  • Winner of the Novosti Press Agency’s Abu Ali Ibn Sina (Avicenna) International Prize for 1989, U.S.S.R.
  • World No-Tobacco Day Medal, World Health Organization, 1995
  • Award by the Pakistan League of the United States of America, New York, for the services in the fields of health, education and social work, 1996
  • Outstanding Pakistani Award from the Rotary Club Islamabad Cosmopolitan, 1996
  • Commemorative Postage Stamp, issued on 17th October 1999 on 1st Anniversary of Martyrdom of Hakim Mohammed Said
  • Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Posthumous), in the field of Medicine (Hikmat) conferred by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the occasion of the Independence Day, 14th August, 2000

Editorship (Urdu)

  • Hamdard-i-Sehat (Monthly)
  • Hamdard-e-Naunehal (Monthly)
  • Akhbar-ul-Tibb (Monthly)
  • Payami (Urdu version of UNESCO’s Courier)

Editorship (English)

  • Hamdard Medicus (Quarterly)
  • SPEM, Bulletin of the Society for the Promotion of Eastern Medicine
  • Medical Times (Fortnightly)
  • Hamdard Islamicus (Quarterly)
  • Endeavour, Newsletter of Madinat al-Hikmah

Other Achievements

  • Author and editor of more than 189 books both in Urdu and English languages.
  • Has written more than 500 articles on Science, Medicines History and Islam.
  • Treated more than 5 million patients.
  • Participated in more than 92 International Conferences round the globe and presented papers.