Hamdard Foundation Bangladesh


An Institution of Eastern System of Medicine Dedicated for Health Care, Education and A Movement for the Promotion of Morality, Science and Culture.


Hamdard has an unwavering belief that man’s quest for knowledge would one day, result in man’s conquest of nature promising to the mankind a happier world and a society, free from disease, infirmity, superstition, illiteracy and poverty.

Mission Statement

Given by Founder of Hamdard

Late Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed in 1906

  • To preserve & promote the Eastern System of Medicine as a science.
  • To establish the principles of pharmacy its furtherance & standardization.
  • To supply economically the standard pharmaceuticals (Medicine).
  • To teach & publicize the principles of health, hygiene & medical science.
  • To serve the people selflessly.

Hamdard is an institution of Eastern System of Medicine dedicated for health care, education and a movement for the promotion of morality, science and culture. Hamdard benefits from the accumulated knowledge of centuries, blends it with the latest scientific technology and converts it into efficacious herbal medicine to cure the suffering humanity all over the world.

Hamdard renders health service to mankind by-

  • Giving free prescription support to millions of patients all over the world through its medical centers, hospital, medical colleges & free medicine to the ailing people every Friday from its own health centers & mobile dispensaries.
  • Hamdard promotes science, education, health & culture through its educational institutions, village schools, night schools, college, medical colleges, university. They are also holding seminars and symposiums on health and diseases, conducting research on therapeutics and drug of Holistic Medicine, creating health awareness through health literature, books & journals.
  • Hamdard helps the deserving people providing job & financial assistance.
  • Hamdard always takes active part in any natural disaster.

The Hamdard story had begun in 1906, when Hakim Hafiz Abdul Majeed, setup a small drug shop in Delhi, what started as a health service later diversified into an education and socio-cultural movement in the shape of a charity.

The development of Eastern system of Medicine during the entire 20th century owes its vitality to the two towering figures in the persons of Hakeem Abdul Hameed & Hakim Mohammed Said, who achieved worldwide renown as founders and patrons of the Hamdard.

Hamdard published first Pharmacopoeia in the field of Eastern Medicine titled as “Hamdard Pharmacopoeia of Eastern Medicine” and Hamdard has given birth to an entirely new discipline in medicine “Medical Elementology”, which investigates the role of elements in the human body on health and diseases.

In Dhaka, Bangladesh Hamdard was established on 1953. The development of Hamdard Bangladesh was going on step by step with a very slow motion. Dr. Hakim Md. Yousuf Harun Bhuiyan, a legendary personality took over the responsibility of Hamdard Bangladesh in 1982. By virtue of his versatile activity, the tremendous growth and development of Hamdard has been started, A new dynamism came in the organization within a short time and Hamdard becomes very popular in the country and abroad for its multipurpose humanitarian activities.

Dr. Hakim Md. Yousuf Harun Bhuiyan made a breakthrough in the history of medical science in Bangladesh. He has succeeded to get the official recognition of herbal medicine in Bangladesh. His utmost effort made it possible to reintroduce Eastern Medicine as the bridge between traditional medicine and modern medicine. At present, both modern physicians & traditional physicians prescribe Hamdard medicine in their routine practice.

Hamdard Bangladesh has introduced time honored presentation of herbal medicine like capsule, tablet, syrup, ointment, elixir etc.

To maintain the highest standards of production Hamdard Bangladesh has setup laboratories with modern scientific equipments, run by qualified experts. Hamdard has established Holistic Quality Management System to check every steps of production & marketing, right from the procurement of raw material, inprocess quality control, finished goods quality assurance & post delivery customer service.

Hamdard has established about 200 medical centers all over the country. At medical centers no fees are charged to anyone for consultation, examination, tests and services. The patient only pays for medicine. Indigent patients are given all treatment and medicine free.

The journey, which started with great confidence and faith, still continues with the same zeal and devotion. After a century, Hamdard stands as a model of substantial successes and a high quality accomplishment.

Hamdard earns to spend in the pursuance of noble objectives. Its resources are now mainly directed towards materializing the cherished dream of building Hamdard Biggan Nagar (City of Science, Education & Culture)- Hamdard University Bangladesh, Hamdard Public College, Hamdard Public School, Hamdard Medical College & Hospital, Research Center, Scholars House, Central Library, International Conference Center, Children Park, Sports Complex, Horticulture Center, Botanical Garden at Gazaria, Munshigonj. By the grace of Allah, the dream is taking a concrete shape. The prime subjects of the University will be Mother Language, Eastern Medicine (Unani, Ayurvedic & Chinese Medicine), Holistic Medicine, Naturopathy, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Indigenous Traditional Medicine, Modern Medicine, Medical Elementology, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Applied Botany, Phyto-chemistry, Information Technology, Nursing, Management Science, Social Science and Religion.

Hamdard has an unwavering belief that man’s quest for knowledge would one day, result in man’s conquest of nature promising to the mankind a happier world and a society, free from disease, infirmity, superstition, illiteracy and poverty.

Hamdard is dedicated to serve the humanity, cure the ills, spread the light of knowledge and bring the blessings of the scientific research to help improve living and eliminate the sufferings of the mankind.