• Eastern Medicine (Unani Medicine)
• Health and Medical Sciences
• Bio-Medical Sciences
• Pharmaceutical Sciences
• Biological Sciences
• Collaboration Sciences. education and Information Technology etc
Main focuses are in the field of Eastern medicine (Unani medicine).
It is gratifying to note that considerable interest in medicinal botanicals and the Eastern art of healing has been evoked.
Though, publishing research articles on medicinal plants, history of science and medicine, therapeutic procedures and health is primary concern.
Especially in developing countries.
Another aim, also very important, is the inclusion of translations of rare texts on Islamic medicine by scholars in related areas.
Hakim Muhammad Saeed once said “It has been my endeavor to prepare Pakistani youth for the challenges of tomorrow. I would like to see the youth studying at our campuses to develop the qualities of devotion, love, determination and services to mankind.”
With this in mind, he established Madinat-al-Hikmah, the “city of wisdom”, which includes the establishment of Hamdard Laboratories in 1948 and Hamdard University that was founded in 1985.
"During the 58-years of its publication this journal has played a pivitol role in acquainting medical institutions around the world with the valuable contributions made by the Eastern System of Medicine. It has also brought natural or herbal practitioners and scientists closer emphasizing evidence based treatments.
It is noteworthy that ~25% of currently used prescription drugs contain atleast one herbal derived active ingredient and several such drugs are either available in the market or are in the last phases of clinical trials.