August 2017

"Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day"

"Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day"

5th Shahrivar of the Iranian Calendar: is commemorated every year in the Islamic Republic as "Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day" and consequently "Pharmacology Day" in honour of this great Iranian-Islamic physician (854-925 AD) who was known as "Rhazes" to medieval Europe and who made fundamental and enduring contributions to various fields of medicine and related sciences, which he recorded in over 200 books and treatises

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