Seminar on “Health Security; the Neglected Element of National Security”

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Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), The University of Faisalabad organized a seminar on “Health Security; the Neglected Element of National Security” in Health Sciences Campus, on September 12, 2017.

Eminent scholar Dr Farrukh Saleem, a strategic analyst, CEO, Center for Research and Security Studies gave deliberation on the topic. In his address, he presented the concept of human security based on three distinct processes; Economic Security, Food Security and Health Security. The nutritional status of people of Pakistan was not satisfactory, he added. He emphasized that health and education sector should be given top priority.  Education was directly proportional to the economical development of a country as it opens window of opportunity for the economically active people, he further added.

Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector of the University, Prof Dr Aamir Ali Choudhry, Vice Principal University Medical & Dental College and Prof Dr Zahid Masood also spoke on the occasion. It was highly interactive session participated by large number of faculty members and students.