Name : Hakeem Naseer Ahmed
District & State : Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir
Category : Agricultural (General)
Award : Consolation
Award Function : 9th National Grassroots Innovation Awards
Award Year : 2017
Hakeem Naseer Ahmad (45) is a well known herbal practitioner of city and has the knowledge of a unique practice for treating wounds.
Naseer was born in a widely respected herbal practitioner’s family based at Anantnag. His father was a renowned herbal practitioner of the state. Second son of his parents, Naseer took up the profession of his father and became a herbal practitioner. During his teenage, by working closely with his father, he learnt the knowledge about herbs, their uses, preparation and administration of medicines. He has been practicing for about thirty years now and specializes in treating diseases like arthritis, chronic wound, neurological problems, and menorrhagia among others. He practices at his home and also at a Unani hospital in Kulgam but only charges for his medicines, there are no consultation charges. His wife is a school teacher and the couple lives with their four children.
Hakeem Naseer is quite a famous doctor in the state. He claims to have treated lakhs of patients over so many years for different aliments. He also mentions that he would have treated thousands of people suffering from chronic wounds or unhealed wounds using the herbal formulation, which was found to be unique after patent and non-patent literature review. More research is being undertaken as per statutory regulations.