Mrs. Namat Mubarak AlSanduleh AlSubaie

Former Consultant / Advisor Allied Medical Profession (NHRA) National Health Regulatory Authority.

Consultant Namat AlSubaie she has awarded by Majesty king of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s Royal order to the medial to frontline health  care  professional  (Prince  Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa Medical Merit) 2021,   in appreciation of their tireless effort and honorable sacrifices, in combatting the Covid-19 and preserving public health.

Al-Subaie completed MSc Quality Health Care Management, (RCSI), diploma in sick children, Dublin – Ireland and get certificate for cupping therapy from Sharjah International Holistic Health Center, also she is certified Auditor.

She  gained  a  comprehensive   experience in alternative medicine through searching regulating alternative medicine different professions. Former she  was  chairperson  for the Advisory Committee on Licensing of Alternative Medicine and Complementary Medicine GCC Alternative and Complementary Medicine Committee, from 2016 till 2022).

  • The biggest achievement  when  She  took over since Nov 2015 to regulate the alternative medicine in the kingdom of Bahrain by issuing Resolution no (33) of
  • The owner of the idea of issuing a permit license for the Bahraini traditionalcupping since October 
  • Program Manager for the first in Bahrain (Basic Principle of Cupping (Hijama) Therapy

Dr. Haiman El-Nahal

General Manager & Specialist in Complementary Medicine & Cupping Therapy in Sharjah International Holistic Health Centre


June 2012

Board of Integrative Medicine (BOIM)

WONM-University of Humanitarian Medicine Federation (Toronto-Canada)

May 2007

Clinic Nemopharm – New Quantum Medicine Objective – France

Training course in Quantum Therapy

July 2006

Arab Council for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research-Cairo University

Training Course in Recent Advances in Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Cupping

June 2005

University of Natural Medicine – New Mexico USA

Major: Diploma in Iridology

June 2000

Al Fateh University- Faculty of Medicine

Major:  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Medicine  and Surgery


  • General Manager & Specialist in Complementary Medicine & Cupping Therapy in Sharjah International Holistic HealthCentre
  • Chairman of Complementary Medicine Academy –Sweden
  • Ambassador of World Organization of Natural Medicine (WONM) & International Social Action Foundation(FASI)
  • Memberof MOH Complementary Medicine Committee
  • UAE Red Crescent – Volunteer Physicianin Sharjah (Cupping Clinic


  • HonourawardfromthefirstComplementary Medicine Conference in Abu Dhabi – May 2012(Chairman of Scientific committee)
  • Honouraward from the Quantum Medicine Conference in France – May 2011
  • Honour award from the Natural Medicine Conference in Canada – May2009
  • Honour award from the First Iridology Conference in Sharjah – March 2006 (recognized for the best scientific committee organizers for theconference)
  • Honour award from Sharjah Medical District – March2006


  • Lecturerin Alternative Medicine at Sharjah University and UAE University Medical College
  • Lecturerin Intensive course to the medical staff and public – specific to cupping therapy approved by UAE MOH
  • Lecturer in various lectures at Women Social Club (Sharjah –Dubai)
  • Offervarious lectures at schools around the Emirates
  • Chairman of Scientific committee to International Holistic Day (May 18-19,2008)
  • Assistantat Holistic Health Center – Beirut
  • Chairman of Scientific committee at the First Iridology Conference –2006
  • Assistant to the Chairman of Scientific Committeeat the First Alternative Medicine Conference in Sharjah – October 2003


Mrs. Haifa Jasim Humood

Allied Medical Professions Advisor , National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), Bahrain

Mrs. saeeda Al Jaberi

Information Specialist/Advisor Office Rapporteur of the Advisory Committee on Alternative and Complementary Medicine Licensing

Dr. Ahmed Wagih

Head of alternative and complimentary medicine committee. Head of Health advertisement approval committee, National health regulatory Authority . Acting head of inspection Group Heath facilities regulation department. Iso 13485:2016 surveyor .

Medical doctor- HFR department,NHRA.


Mrs. Shahrazad Ebrahim

Infection Control | Practical Part

Eng. Mohammed Aman

Medical Waste

Mrs. Amina Saad

Infection Control


The objective of the course:

  1. Explain and summarize the origin and history of cupping and learn how it can enhance your massage
  2. Informthat cupping therapy is one of Islamic (Prophetic)  Cupping treatment is one of the oldest treatment arts known to man in many societies, from ancient Egypt to the west.
  3. Explainthe medical responsibility, belief, and practice of cupping 
  4. Explainand identify the benefits of cupping 
  5. Explainand evaluate correct procedures for the cupping therapy using cupping specific 
  6. Explainthe Cupping proper and specific places, Cupping Prohibition, and Cupping Precautions, as well as explain how they can be safely 
  7. Explainand discuss the scope of practice and related use of each method of cupping therapy and the use for various Cupping therapy is used for specific complaints, conditions, and disorders, including sports injuries.

Principles of the course:

  • Thisis a traditional, Islamic (Prophetic) medicine, a time-honored treatment remaining favored by millions of people worldwide because it is safe, comfortable and remarkably effective complementary medicine for many health 
  • Aform of therapy where suction is placed around various parts of the The main principle behind cupping is the suction created encourages blood and lymph flow to promote the healing of a broad range of medical ailments.


History of Cupping Therapy

  • CuppingTherapy, commonly referred to as Hujama, has been around for thousands of  It developed over time from the original use of hollowed out animal horns (the Horn Method) to treat boils and suck out the toxins out of snakebites and skin lesions. Horns slowly evolved into bamboo cups, which were eventually replaced by glass. Therapeutic applications evolved with the refinement of the cup itself, and with the cultures that employed cupping as a health care technique.
  • The true origin of cupping still remains uncertain to this Some consider the Chinese to be responsible for cupping, however, the earliest pictorial records date back to the ancient Egyptiansaround 1500 B.C. Translations of hieroglyphics in the Ebers Papyrus, the oldest medical text book, detail the use of cupping for treating fever, pain, vertigo, menstrual imbalances, weakened appetite and helping to accelerate the healing crisis
  • DryCupping : The cupping procedure commonly involves creating a small area of mild negative pressure next to the  However there is variety in the tools used , the method of creating the low pressure and the procedures followed during the treatment .
  • Wetcupping : In this alternative form of bloodletting or medicinal bleeding , also called blood cupping ,surgical cupping,a small scratch on incision is made with a lancet prior to the cupping and the pressure difference extracts blood from the skin .
  • Movable Cupping : Movable cupping massage process but using some oil and can be use as thesetting for wet cupping ,Cups should be move circular way .
  • WaterCupping
  • MagneticCupping
  • BambooCupping
  • AcupunctureCupping

What is Cupping ?

Hijama (Cupping) is the process of withdrawal of blood from the surface of the skin with or without causing scratches and in medical Cupping we scratch capillaries to bring toxins and free radicals, not waste blood as promote.

Cupping is one effective Complementary medicine.

Prohibitions of Cupping Therapy

  • Fever.
  • Renal failure.
  • Patients with Heamophilia.
  • Patients with pacemaker.
  • Patients with severs Anemia .
  • Pregnant women specially on the first trimester .
  • Not allowed to scratch over the varicose .
  • Cancer patients in late stage.
  • Not allowed to do Cupping over umbilical , nipple eyes,patella and genitals.

Medical Benefits of Cupping

  1. Stimulateblood circulation and extraction of free radicals and blends vessels and the effect of medications .
  2. Activatesbody movement centers .
  3. Activates biological processes in the skin tissue layers by absorbing toxins and the effectsof drugs from the body .
  4. Stimulatesenergy pathways and revitalize the body .
  5. Strengthensoverall immunity of the body .
  6. Decreasesthe pain felling by extracting 
  7. Cuppingraises antioxidants .
  8. Cupping reduce harmful LDL cholesterol and raises the proportions of the body’s natural

course PROGRAM


importent note

Requirements to join the course:

  • Copyof valid CPR Card
  • Copyof valid NHRA License
  • Copyof valid BLS certificate
  • Copyof Medical Examination Report (date does not exceed 3 years) including Hebatitis B & C, Pulmonary Sensitivity, and HIV 
  • Copyof vaccination certificate; Hebatitis B, COVID-19, PPD, other infectious diseases’ 
  • Theoriginal Smart Card (CPR) must be presented on course 

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price : 400 + 10% VAT

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