Thursday, December 5, 2019
Unani system of medicine is quite popular among the masses. The practitioners of Unani Medicine, scattered all over the country, form an integral part of national health care delivery structure. Registration of the Unani practitioners is maintained by the State Boards of Indian Medicine. The Central Register is maintained by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), New Delhi. Registration of the practitioners is renewed at intervals and Central Register updated. At present, there are 51110 registered Unani practitioners(Doctor) in the country.
State wise Unani Registered Practioners as on 1-1-2018.
Presently, 36 States/Union Territories in the country have Unani hospitals/dispensaries. The total number of hospitals functioning in the country is 259 with a total bed-strength of 3352. There are 1621 Unani Dispensaries. State-wise statistics of Hospitals (with No. of beds)/Dispensaries is given in the following table. These hospitals/dispensaries are either being run by the State Governments or local bodies.
State wise/System wise number of Unani Hospitals/Beds & Dispensaries as on 1-4-2018.