Hakim Mohammed Said (1920-1998) is the founder of Hamdard Pakistan and Bangladesh Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said, was a remarkable humanitarian, an eminent scientist, a renowned physician and revivalist of Eastern System of Medicine, who had lent a new dimension to Herbal Medicine having getting it recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO). Introduction of “Medical Elementology” is the remarkable and greatest success of his life.
After the partition, he left Delhi for Pakistan in 1948 with empty hand. Being penniless he struggled hard to establish Hamdard there. With his hardship and laborious earnings, the activities of Hamdard started on June 19 of the same year. He established Hamdard in Bangladesh afterwards in 1953. This extraordinary unique personality has performed some deeds in the twentieth century that none but only few distinguished accomplished can realize. During the last 50 years, with hard strive and relentless efforts, he initiated an amazing urge in medical science and human welfare trend. He has established, in Karachi, the university, medical college, laboratory, a marvelous surprising science city (Baitul Hikmah) with education and cultural facilities which is the largest in Asia.