Knowledge of Natural Medicines has been a great asset of Islamic Era. The transitional transfer of this valuable knowledge from Islamic Civilization to Europe Civilization, no doubt gave a new approach to this knowledge. This transition made tibbi knowledge “A Heritage” and it need to be conserved.

In 2001 the Qarshi Foundation undertook a project aimed at reviving the discipline of natural medicine through generating a cadre of talented, knowledgeable and committed Tabibs so as to cater to the needs of masses using modern Tibbi knowledge and Tibbi medicines. Under this project, Foundation sponsored the establishment of Department of Natural Medicines in different universities of the country for offering a 5-year degree programme in Bachelor of Eastern Medicines and Surgery (BEMS), with syllabus approved by the Higher Education Commission. Qarshi Foundation sponsored BEMS program in following Institutions:

  • Qarshi University, Lahore
  • The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB)
  • Poonch University Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
  • Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST)

Qarshi Foundation also provides platform for the One Year Compulsory House Job for the pass outs of BEMS degree program through its Hospitals, Dispensaries and QMCHCC.

For internal process a complete and verified application is processed for further approvals. A successful applicant receives financial assistance after the verification and M&C check. The mode of verification includes on-spot visits, and feedback from the representative of the area or the Imam of local mosque.

M&C team provides feedback to MAP team which is an essential criterion for processing the application for final approval. Successful applications are logged in automated and integrated system of ERP-MAP module.

Post-financial assistance feedback visits are essential part of M&C conducted to assess the utilization of funds and further reporting to the Sr. Management of QF.