TRA­DI­TIONAL TREAT­MENT

BACH­E­LOR OF UNANI MEDICINE AND SURGERY

India Today - - COVER STORY - By Megha Sarin

Unani medicine, a tra­di­tional sys­tem of heal­ing and health­care orig­i­nated in the prac­tice of an­cient Greek physi­cians. The bach­e­lor of unani medicine and surgery (BUMS) is an un­der­grad­u­ate de­gree, the du­ra­tion of which is five-and-a-half years. It en­tails a four-anda-half year aca­demic ses­sion, along with a year-long in­tern­ship pro­gramme.

CA­REER PROSPECTS In the pub­lic sec­tor, one earns up to `15,000 per month. In the pri­vate sec­tor, salaries are up­wards of `15,000.

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