The 5th West African Herbal & Alternative Medicines Awards 2022 in conjunction with the
Africmedia Galaxy and the Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC) of the Ministry of Health has awarded the best cupping treatment center award 2021 at the 5th WATAM Awards 2022 to Hijama Herbal Clinic.
The West African Herbal and Alternative Medicines Awards is an annual event that seeks to acknowledge gallant men and women who through natural means, treat people with various kinds of diseases through herbal and alternative practices.
Dr. Iddris, who picked the award said he was thankful to Allah for the honour done him.
He dedicated the award to his parents and all young Ghanaians especially young Muslims in the Zongo communities.
He further narrated how he started his journey from a humble beginning and added that he never thought it will get him this far.
Dr. Idriss Abdul Nasr has been facilitating workshops on Hijama Therapy at the Lagos State University and also trained over 400 students from Africa and beyond in Hijama Therapy who are making a living out of the training as entrepreneurs.
He also called on the youth to consider herbal and alternative medicine as there are great opportunities there for them.
The Award winner further narrated that Hijama Herbal Clinic and the Academy were established to provide good health care to Ghanaians and also to train people in Hijama Therapy.
He called on Ghanaians to pass by the state of the art Hijama and Herbal Clinic to experience cupping (Hijama) therapy.
It is situated at Lapaz behind Ecobank near Hajia Fatima Bint Rasool Masjid.
Apart from cupping, the following therapies are administered by specialists in the various areas. Fire therapy, Dorn therapy, Moxibustion, Leech therapy, Maggot therapy, Bone setting, Massage, Ruqya (Islamic Spiritual Healing), Dietetics and nutritional support, mental health and substance use counseling and Militi Islamia (A.A) meetings.