Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

Saad A

Saad A
Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management,

  • Research Article
    Reviving the Cupping Therapy “Al-hijama” through the Frame Work of Developing Health Care Tourism in Egypt
    Author(s): Saad ASaad A

    In the recent years, World Health Organization (WHO) has supported the practice of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (TCM) due to its wide health benefits, safety and minimal side-effects compared to chemical agents. People either in developed or developing countries prefer this kind of medicine for several reasons. The health authorities in many countries recognize the importance of traditional medicine in the provision of health care and have initiated efforts to promote and ensure the safe practice of TCM. This research sheds light on the Cupping therapy “Al-Hijama” as an important field of Traditional & Complementary Medicine and/or Arabic medicine. Cupping therapy is a simple, effective, economic, time-saving and synergistic line of treatment with pharmacotherapy. Although World Health Organization works with countries to develop .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0269.1000178

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