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What is the name of the leading academician who has won the top UAE Award for Alternative Medicine?
Wazahat Husain
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Correct Answer : Option (A) - Wazahat Husain

Prof Wazahat Husain, a leading academic from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has won an international award for Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Husain, a retired chairman of the Department of Botany at the AMU, received the Second Sheikh Zayed International Award on Monday(10th Oct 2022) in an event organised by the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation.
The Foundation is a UAE-based non-governmental, non-profit organisation that invests in developing human capital to improve the quality of life, according to the Foundation’s website.
The award aims to give recognition to eminent academics and scientists of Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM ) globally, and TCAM physicians from the UAE, for enhancing TCAM knowledge and practices, and contributing to improving the quality of life for humanity, it said.
A plant taxonomy expert, Husain has been conferred Lifetime Achievement Awards twice, once jointly by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the AYUSH ministry and then by the Wildlife Institute of India and Department of Wildlife Sciences, AMU.
Prof. Husain said he was honoured to be representing AMU and India at the pinnacle of his academic career..

Source : The Print

Published On : October 11, 2022
Category : Awards