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Title: Flow of Islamic Medical Knowledge into India and Use of Indian Medical Knowledge by Islamic Physicians: A Historical Perspective
Authors: A.Neelameghan
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2011
Publisher: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Abstract: Recent developments in information technology and communications (ITC) have significantly enhanced the facilities for near-seamless access to scholars and scholarly writings, almost at all times and from any location, and exchange of news, views and messages on a global scale. In this context this paper presents a brief overview of the flow of information, experiences and knowledge of Islamic medicine into India and assimilation of India‟s ancient medical knowledge into Islamic health care system, since the 8th century CE. The notable Islamic physicians and their works, which influenced the Indian medical system, are briefly described.
Description: This paper was presented at the 6th World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists 2011 (WCOMLIS 2011), held on the 16-17th November 2011, at the Cultural Activity Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
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