Dr Faeeza Abdullatief
Director & Unani Tibb Practitioner
BSc Complementary Health Sciences (UWC)
B Complementary Medicine, Unani Tibb (UWC)
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.
She has lectured and supervised University students in Unani Tibb since 2014. 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 specially. She has appeared on various media platforms discussing healthy living with Natural Medicine including radio, tv, magazine and newspaper articles.
Her areas of interest include chronic disease of lifestyle (including diseases of lifestyle such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes), Alternative pain management for conditions like sports injuries and arthritic conditions as well as family healthcare.
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.
Her research interests are in the field of Child and Family studies to expand the knowldege on the usage of Natural Medicine in the family/household for the health and well being of the family.
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