The Faculty of Traditional and Complementary Medicine was established in 2010 in support of the Ministry of Health’s efforts to integrate traditional and complementary medicine into the Malaysian national health system. The Faculty is the first in Malaysia to offer a fully accredited Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Science (Hons) [BHMS (Hons.)] which is in accordance with requirements set by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Traditional & Complementary Medicine Council, Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Malaysian Homeopathy Council (MPHM).
The Faculty leverages its extensive collaboration with international partner institutions to provide the best complementary health education to its students and has adopted a holistic and integrated approach to education and healthcare.
Individuals who intend to practice in any related recognized practice area are required to register with the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Council. With the full implementation of the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2013, the Faculty aims to continue to provide registered and accredited education to complementary medical science practitioners.
The Faculty is led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Usman Mhaisker as the dean of the Faculty of Traditional and Complementary Medicine since 2015. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) from Karnataka University, Dharwad (India) in 1997 and received his post-graduate degree, Doctor of Medicine in Homeopathy [M.D. (Hom.)] from B.A. Marathwada University, Aurangabad (India) in the year 2003. He is an expert in the field of homeopathic medicine and has been working extensively as a homeopathy practitioner, academician, and researcher for the past 25 years.
Focusing on the complementary medicine discipline and managed by the Centre for Graduate Studies, Research and Commercialization