School of Optometry, TUF organized a screening and cognitive assessment camp for visually impaired persons at Aziz Jehan Begum Trust for Blind, Lahore on April 12, 2018.
‘Imagine not being able to see your parents, friends and siblings….’When life keep us blind, love keeps us kind’
With this passion, Students of Doctor of Optometry (semester 8) conducted this camp for visually impaired persons. Students also got exposure of latest system of education and training for blinds, computer lab for blind students, model room, large print and braille library with wide range of braille books and recording studio there.
Religious Society, TUF organized a Mehfil-e- Milad in context of Shab-e-Meraj in Health Sciences Campus. Shab-e-Meraj is one of the holiest nights in Islamic history, the night when the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) ascended to the highest levels of Heavens. A student of Islamic Sciences briefly explained the significance of the night. Students from different Schools of TUF enthusiastically participated in reciting beautiful Naats. The Mehfil culminated with Drood o Salam and Dua
Prof Dr Anwar Kamal, Head Department of Physiology, University Medical & Dental College passed away due to heart attack, last night.
A wave of sorrow and grief struck the management, faculty and students of TUF, UMDC and MTH on the sudden and sad demise of Dr Anwar Kamal. His funeral prayers were offered at University mosque. He was buried in Ghulam Muhammad Abad graveyard.
Condolence gathering was attended by students, faculty members and administrative staff of TUF,
UMDC and MTH. The participants offered Fateha for the departed soul and expressed their profound grief and sorrow over this loss.
Religious Society TUF organized a seminar on death anniversaries of Syedna Imam Musa Kazim (Alaeh-i-Salaam), Hazrat Umar bin Aziz (Razi Allah Ta’ala Anho), Hazrat Junaid Baghdadi (Rehmat-Ullah Alaih) and Hazrat Sakhi Sarwar (Rehmat-Ullah Alaih) in Health Sciences Campus. A special talk on Shab e Meraj was also delivered by student of Islamic Sciences. Faculty members and students attended this spiritual event.
University Medical & Dental College launched “Hepatitis Awareness Society” during a ceremony held in Health Sciences campus, TUF on April 7, 2018.
Under the supervision of Prof Dr Tanzeela Khalid, Director Medical Education, Dr Saba Tariq, HoD Pharmacology and Dr Sundus Tariq, Assistant Professor Physiology, this volunteer students’ society will organize regular awareness programs to sensitize the common people to hepatitis. An awareness seminar on the diseases was held on the occasion.
Speaking to the audience, chief guest of the event, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Principal UMDC stressed the need to promote awareness of the viral disease among the masses. He appreciated the efforts of departments of medical education and community medicine, UMDC, in this regard.
Prof Dr Shahid Rasool, HOD, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Madinah Teaching Hospital in his address told that according to medical experts, over 12 million people in Pakistan are infected with hepatitis C virus and the disease is swelling at an alarming rate. Owing to lack of preventive measures and treatment facilities, hepatitis prevalence in Pakistan is the highest on the globe.
Dr Shaid Rasool highlighted the causes and preventive measures against the disease. He emphasized the need of early detection and vaccination of hepatitis to control the mortality rate.
Prof Dr Tanzeela Khalid, Director Medical Education Prof Dr Zahid Masood, HoD Community medicine and Ayesha Khalid, President UMDC Hepatitis Awareness Society also addressed the audience.
A quiz game on hepatitis for the student’s awareness was also conducted.
On the third day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society arranged a “Female oriented nutrition camp” for the female students of TUF on March 30, 2018. Future dietitians of the DND did free assessment of the students and provided them general guidelines as well as eating plans.
The University of Faisalabad organized Mass Marriage for 30 couples under the auspices of Madinah Foundation on March 30, 2018. Prof Dr Zahir Javed Paracha, Pro Rector Engineering Campus, TUF was the Chief Guest of the event. Renowned religious scholars Sahibzada Raza ul Mustafa Noori and Qari Niaz Ahmad offered Khutba Nikah, Qaseeda Burda Sharrif and Qaseeda Ghosia. They prayed for newly wedded couples.
The marriage expenditure of 30 orphan and deserving girls from Faisalabad and surrounding areas was borne by Madinah Foundation. The couples were given dowry and more than 1500 guests were served lunch. Administration and Students of the University participated enthusiastically in the arrangements of the event. Members of Women Foundation, The University of Faisalabad presented gifts to the brides. The guests appreciated the services of Madinah Foundation and The University of Faisalabad for this noble cause.
On the second day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society of TUF organized a talk and debate on “Future of Dietitians” on March 29, 2018.
Renowned dietitians Ms Surraiya Ikhtiyar and Ms Beenish Sarwar khan were present to guide the future dietitians. A very effective and healthy discussion took place actively participated by the students of DND. Students asked questions about their future and got effective ideas.
Prof Dr Syed Jawad Hussain, Head School of Nutrition and Dietetics thanked the guests and presented them University mementos.
Department of Community Medicine, UMDC organized a poster competition amongst the 4th year MBBS students on March 28, 2018. The purpose of the competition was to stimulate students to develop innovate skills to showcase their community projects and encourage networking among medical students. Students participated enthusiastically in this contest and made posters on various community related health issues. Prof Dr Haji Muhammad Aslam, Prof Dr Abdul Haque, Assistant Prof Dr Liaqat Ali and Assistant Prof Dr Saba Tariq were the judges. Prof Dr Mohammad Saeed, Principal UMDC also graced the occasion and appreciated the students’ efforts. Prof Dr Zahid Masood, Head Department of Community Medicine congratulated the winners and distributed prizes.
Seminar on “Nutrition in Emergency Situations” was conducted as a part of Mega Nutrition Event-2018 on 28th March in Health Sciences Campus. Prof Dr Syed Jawad Husain, Head School of Nutrition and Dietetics along with faculty members and students of DND actively participated in the event. Students of 8th semester threw light on the repercussions of malnutrition on health, through multimedia presentations, short play and model presentations.