|Hakeem N. Salik|
|Fmr Advisor on Tibb
Ministry Of Health
Govt. of Pakistan
Founder of MAB
|Full Name||Hakeem Nawaz Ahmed Khan Salik
|Father Name||Hakeem Niaz Ahmed Khan
|Born||9th March 1946 Lucknow, India
|Died||18 th August 2010 (aged 64) Rawalpindi, Pakistan|
|Resting Place||Masjid Hakeem N. Salik, Lehtrar road,Islamabad|
|Profession||Herbal Physician (Hakeem),
|National Awards||Tamgha-e- Imtiaz Awarded by the President of Pakistan (2001), Award of Excellence Natural Health Project|
Hakeem Salik comes from a well-reputed family of legendry Hakeems and men of letters of the un-divided India. Born in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India), he was trained and groomed by his father and grandfather in the art of providing cure to ailing humanity. After migrating to Pakistan, he made a name for himself through his remarkable contributions to the cause of humanity by rendering unprecedented public services in Pakistan. His father Hakeem Niaz Ahmed Khan, grandfather, Hakeem Ahmed Yar Khan and great grandfather, Hakeem Mohammad Yar Khan were the most distinguished and prominent Hakeems of their times in the sub-continent. His ancestors who have been dedicatedly practicing Unani medicine for centuries have the rare distinction of serving the Mughal Emperors.
Hakeem Salik was sent to famous Saint Maria Goratte Convent School of Bareilly for his early education from and he remained there till the completion of his graduation. Later he passed out as Adeeb from Aligarh Muslim University. He holds distinction in Degree of Bachelor of Indian medicine and Surgery from prominent institution Takmil-ut-Tib College Lucknow (India). Later, he was awarded Degree in Bachelor of Science in Natural Health followed by the Master’s Degree in the same discipline from the United States. His was later awarded the Doctorate in Oriental Medicines, also in the United States. In recognition of his services, he was made a Member of American Botanical Council of the USA and also a Member of the Advisory Committee of the Board of Studies of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
Apart from curing complex ailments, Hakeem Salik had a fine taste for literature and was an accomplished poet in Urdu language. His literary pursuits also included his vast study of literature in other oriental languages. He has fluency in English, Urdu, Arabic, Persian and Hindi Languages.
In addition to Unani medicine, Hakeem Salik had a good understanding of Homeopathic and Allopathic systems of medicine. He selflessly served his patients for over 40 years. He made extensive and highly significant contributions in the field of Unani Medicine and single-handedly accepted the challenge to fight against the deadliest diseases like Cancer and other complex ailments especially those related to liver disorders.
His contributions to the cause of service to humanity were adequately recognized by the Government of Pakistan through award of much revered civil award of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz. In addition to this, Government of Pakistan also appointed him as Advisor on Tibb to the Ministry of Health. But the greater recognition of his dedicated services was reflected in the growing confidence of ever-growing number of his patients in the miraculous touch of his healing hand.
Hakeem Salik also remained a Royal Tabeeb for Saudi Royalty and particularly Shah Bandar bin Abdul Aziz for a few years before setting up his clinic in Rawalpindi to serve the ailing public.
During his lifetime, his clinic received innumerable patients not only from the country but also from abroad. Number of his patients suffering from Hepatitis alone ran into thousands. Hakeem Salik has special interest and knowledge in liver related diseases and by virtue of years of dedicated research, his prescriptions worked miraculously on chronic patients. He specialized in prescribing appropriate diet in curing such cases.
Since it was not possible for him to personally examine the growing number of patients all over the world, he launched “Hepaex Syrup”, with reported and verified success rate of 82%. It is a patent medicine for use in Hepatitis A, B, C, D and other liver disorders. Now millions of those living in remote areas can greatly benefit from this medicine.
He passed away on 18th August 2010, (7th of Ramadan) but his services will live on. His clinic is being run by those he trained in his lifetime and widely researched remedies are being prepared under the supervision of Begum Salik and their three sons, who are all in the field in medicine. Total quality was the passion for the late Hakeem during his life and it remains the driving force of his clinic and competitive advantage of the remedies being dispensed by his clinic.