(Last Updated on : 06-12-2019)
Hakim Karam Husain Museum on History of Medicine and Sciences is an academic unit with collections and exhibitions. It is a division of the Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine
and Sciences (IAMMS) located in Aligarh
, Uttar Pradesh
. The main theme of this museum
is the history of health and disease from a cultural perspective, with a focus on the material and iconographic culture of medieval medicine and sciences. The museum has categorically the illustrations and busts of physicians belonging to Mesopotamia, Babylonian, Egyptians, Greeks, Arab and Indian civilizations. In addition, medical manuscripts
, catalogues, medical philately, medical souvenirs, memoirs of physicians including Nobel laureates, etc are preserved and exhibited in this museum.
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