World Leprosy Day
The University of Faisalabad has been observing The World Leprosy day for the last 10 years. In order to "Overturn the Stigma of Leprosy", the Society for Skin Care observed a Scientific Seminar on January 29, 2020. Renowned German Physician Dr Chris Schmotzer was the Chief Guest in the ceremony. As part of an evangelical sisterhood from Germany, she has been working to cure patients of infectious diseases, particularly leprosy and tuberculosis (TB), in Pakistan. Her services have whittled the number of leprosy in Pakistan. Along with Prof Dr Tanzeela Khalid, Head Department of Dermatology, MTH, Prof Dr Saif ud Din, Head Department of Anatomy UMDC, Prof Dr Katrina Hurbik, Head School of English, TUF, Associate Professor Forensic Medicine Dr Shirza Nadeem and many esteemed personalities also participated. Dr Chris provided the scientific knowledge and the current status of leprosy in Pakistan. The student-centered activities included 3D model presentations, poster making, and documentary competition. They were appreciated by awarding prizes and certificates. Afterward, Dr Chris conducted a workshop in Madinah Teaching Hospital to train the doctors about the diagnosis and examination of leprosy.