Seminar on World Leprosy Day

Department of Dermatology, UMDC organized a seminar in context of “World Leprosy Day” on January 26, 2017.

It was an informative event in which Dermatologists from Madinah Teaching Hospital gave comprehensive talks on Leprosy with particular emphasis on the fact that “If Leprosy is diagnosed early, it can be successfully cured.” Experts disclosed that new cases of Leprosy in South Asia region are more than 1.5 lacs out of 2 lacs cases worldwide. Third year MBB students also performed a skit highlighting social aspects of the disease.

HEC Digital Library Workshop

Information Resource Center TUF organized a workshop on “HEC Digital Library” in Computer lab of Health Sciences Campus on January 20, 2016. Mr Muhammad Rashid Pervaiz and Majid Lodhi from A&J Def Tek were the resource persons. They are bridging the Academic and Research & Development sectors in Pakistan with renowned content providers from all over the world. Distribution of scholarly and research-based information through electronic delivery is what defines A&J Def Tek Consultants both in the government and private entities in the country. The resource persons gave Hand on Training session on HEC digital library resources for researchers (Faculty & Students).

They briefed the participants about Elsevier Products (Science Direct, Scopus ) along with other digital resources as well as helping them in attempting the Quiz. After the training session the participants were distributed Freebies & Prices through lucky draw.

 

Seminar “Awareness & Screening of Thalassemia”

Department of Pathology, UMDC  in collaboration with Punjab Thalassemia Prevention Program (PTPP) organized an awareness seminar on “Awareness and Screening of Thalassemia”  on January 19, 2017.  Dr Shabnam Bashir,    Associate Professor Hematology Fatima Jinnah Medical University, project Director of PTPP highlighted the efforts of Punjab Govt for Thalassemia free Punjab. Dr Hussain Jaferi, Deputy Project Director of PTPP in his presentation threw light on the efforts of different countries for eradicating Thalassemia major. Dr Yasmeen Ehsan,   Project Coordinator of PTPP described different methodologies adopted for antenatal diagnosis of Thalassemia major. The guest speakers were presented souvenirs by Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Dean Faculty of Medicine & Allied health Sciences and Prof Dr Sadia Hameed, HoD, Pathology. The program was conclude with vote of thanks by Prof Dr Abdul Majeed , Rector, TUF. Later, free Thalassemia trait screening test was offered to students from TUF and patients from MTH by PTPP.

CPD Seminar arrange by Chemical Engineering Department

One day seminar was organized by Chemical Engineering Department an 18-01-17. There were three speaker, that is Prof Dr. Saeed Gul (Director ORIC) of UET Peshawar, Prof Dr. Muhammad Younas (Chairman Chemi9cal Department) of UET Peshawar and Prof Dr. Suleman Tahir Dean Engineering and Technology University of Gujrat. Prof Dr. Saeed Gul gave an elaborate talk on the basic knowledge of membranes, their types and their uses in arious fields of medicine, industry and environment. He specifically described the use of membrane for concentrating sugar and fruit juices. It interesting to note that the energy requirement in concentrating these juices is 1/8 to that consumed by evaporation Dr. Muhammad Younas gave a seminar on the role of a Chemical Engineer in the designing of processes for sustainable development, socio-economic project and on membrane a way fowwarded toward sustainable development in Chemical Engineering Dr. Suleman Tahir spoke on the use of Thar coal in the slurry form for combustion to produce energy without mining it.

Board of studies meeting was convened on 10-01-17 to review the existing curriculum Dr. Saeed Gul and Dr. Muhammad Younas also attended this meeting.

All the points’ regarding the minor changes is the course codes and in the subject contents were approved. It was also suggested that a new subject of entrepreneurship should be included in the curriculum so as to motivate the passing out graduates to start their own business for their better future.

Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods

A Workshop on “Qualitative Research Methods” under the umbrella of ORIC was arranged on January 14, 2017 in Health Sciences Campus. Dr Ayesha Rashid, Head, School of Pharmacy was the facilitator.
The event was presided by Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Dean Faculty of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences and attended by Heads of various Schools/Department of TUF and UMDC. In their comments Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed and Prof Dr Abdul Haque, Director ORIC appreciated the facilitator for her outstanding efforts.