Dr Faeeza Abdullatief
Unani Tibb Practitioner
BSc Complementary Health Sciences (University of the Western Cape)
B Complementary Medicine, Unani Tibb (University of the Western Cape)
Dr Faeeza Abdullatief is a Unani Tibb practitioner, who obtained her qualifications from the University of the Western Cape, School of Natural Medicine in 2010. She is also registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa.
As a former lecturer and clinical supervisor of University students in Unani Tibb she is passionate about education and community health promotion. She is also the former chairperson of the South African Tibb Association (Western Cape Branch) which provides support to practitioners on continuous professional/educational development (CPD/CEU). She completed her internship through the Ibn Sina Institute of Tibb Treatment Centre serving the Langa township and Athlone region. She has served on the AHPCSA (Allied health professions council of South Africa) board from 2017-2021 which regulates Natural Medicine practitioners in SA.
Community engagement is one of her major interests to educate and empower the community on healthy living with the use of natural medicine and Unani Tibb specifically. She has collaborated with NGO organisations participating in community outreach programs providing essential healthcare to those in need.
Her areas of interest include chronic disease of lifestyle (including diseases of lifestyle such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes), Family Healthcare, Female reproductive health and
and Alternative pain management for conditions like sports injuries and arthritic conditions.
In her international profile, she has attended and presented at the BRICS think tank symposium of traditional medicine in Beijing, China 2018 on Healthy cities. She was also a panelist representing Unani Tibb in South Africa at the World Health Organisation (WHO) Standardisation of Unani Terminology, Jamnagar, India 2019 https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240064959
Her research interests are in the field of Child and Family studies to expand the knowledge on the usage of Natural Medicine in the family/household for the health and well being of the family.
For more information you can visit Dr Faeeza Abdullatief's professional profile on https://za.linkedin.com/in/dr-faeeza-abdullatief-77a2834