Following its traditions, The University of Faisalabad organized a Mehfl-e-Mushaera on “Manaqib-e- Ehl-e-Bait Athaar (Alaehimus-Salam)” to pay homage to martyr of Syedna Imam Hussain (Alaeh-i-Salam) and his companions.
The event held for females in Health Sciences Wing on September 12, 2018. Renowned poetesses of the city; Dr Shahida Yousaf, Prof Razia Sajjad, Prof Dr Ansa Ahmad Saeed Awan, Dr Naseem Sahraee, Dr Ambreen Ashar, Ms Bushra Naz, Ms Shamim Zafar Rana, Ms Naz Fatimah, Ms Gulfam Naqvi, Mrs Naveed Shahzad and Ms Samina Raees participated in the event, culminated with Drood o Salam and Dua.
Mehfil e Mushaira Munaqib Hazrat Umar RA organized under the auspices of the school of Arabic & Islamic sciences at The University of Faisalabad, Engineering Campus. The Pro-Rector Dr. Zaheer Javed Paracha presided over the function and Additional Registrar Dr. Najeeb Haider participated as the guest of honor. The famous & distinguished poets of Faisalabad presented their fresh verses to pay homage to Hazaar Umar RA. A large number of students and faculty members also participated in the function. At the end of the “Mushaira” the Pro-Rector the University of Faisalabad, Engineering Campus expressed his deepest gratitude and thankfulness to the poets. He reiterated his commitment to keep carry on such valuable and sublime programmes in the future. Mehfil e Mushaira ended on a working lunch at the campus.
Research associates from UET Data com, Huawei and IT gave presentations on various topics: FSD (Press Release) Two day workshops on “HCNA” and cyber security organized by School of Electrical Engineering come to a close. It was attended by research associates from UET Lahore, Data com IT and Huawei Company and a large number of students. Speaking on the occasion, Awais Ahmad cheema of Electrical Engineering Deptt, TuF, emphasized that these workshops are instrumental in equipping the students with the state of art and knowledge about modern technologies and bringing a revolution in the field of IT. The chief guest, Assistant Manager Research Huawei Fahmeed Akram, Deputy Manager IT UET jawad kazim, Research officer Huawei M. Zubair briefed the students on cyber security & Huawei IT competition 2018.
Prof, Dr. M Asim The chairperson school of Electrical Engineering, The University of Faisalabad appreciated the keen interest of the students in workshops and vowed to carry on such stupendous workshops and seminars at Engineering Campus, in the future. He also rendered a massive vote of thanks to all the guests. At the end of the programme, Shields of honour were presented to the guests.
‘’One run can change your day many runs can change your life’’. World Physical Therapy week is celebrated across the globe each year in September to create awareness and acknowledge the role played by Physical Therapist in making their society and community healthy, mobile and independent. World PT day was organized at The University of Faisalabad, Health Sciences Wing from 4th September to 8th September. Different activities were conducted by DPT students in order to illuminate the significant role played by physical therapists.
Inauguration was done by worthy Chief Guest Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector Health Sciences Wing and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar. Inter-semester competitions were held in different categories i.e. poster, presentation, model, skit and documentary competitions.
On 2nd day, one day free Physical Therapy camp was organized at Madina Teaching Hospital. Dr Rana Bashir Ahmad, MS MTH inaugurated the camp activity. Camp had the following objectives:
To assess the patients and evaluate them
To provide free of cost medicine
Free tests including BMI, BP, hepatitis and uric acid
To educate the society
On 3rd day a seminar was organized on the topic of ‘Mental health and Physical therapy” not only for students of physical therapy but also for students other disciplines. Dr Nazia Sarfraz;PT was the resource person. In her lecture she threw light on mental health and different factors influencing it. Moreover she highlighted the role of physical therapist in improving physical and psychological health.
Day 4 & 5:
A two days’ workshop on ‘’Acupuncture in pain management of musculoskeletal conditions’’ was organized. Acupuncture is being used across the globe. Understanding its importance and positive effects in pain management of musculoskeletal conditions school of Rehabilitation Sciences The University of Faisalabad organized a workshop. Resource person Dr Muhammad Khan;PT delivered comprehensive talk on the topic. Alumni and Postgraduate students attended this informative session.
The celebrations were culminated with cake cutting ceremony. Winners of poster, presentation, model and skit competitions were awarded with trophies and certificates.
Awareness Seminar was organized by the department of Community Medicine on “CONGO FEVER”. Prof Dr Zahid Masood HoD Community Medicine dept Dr Sumera and Dr Uzma spoke on mode of transmission, prevention and control of this fatal disease. It was explained that disease was transmitted by a virus through a tick seen commonly on sheep and cattle. Methods of prevention were shared with audience as well. Virus could be transmitted to human by contact with infected ticks. Large number of students attended the awareness seminar.
The University of Faisalabad celebrated “Independence Day” with patriotic spirit and passion on 14th August. Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector, Health Sciences Wing and Prof Dr Zahir Javed Paracha, Pro Rector, Engineering Wing unfurled the National Flag and National anthem was played. In their luminous messages, they motivated the students to devote themselves for their studies for the prosperity and stability of their homeland.
Students expressed their views and sang national songs to pay homage to the martyrs of freedom. Special prayer was also offered for the stability, prosperity and integrity of the motherland.
Students of UMDC participated under the supervision of Dr Saba Tariq in “RECON 2018- National Medical Researchers’ Forum” which was held in Rawalpindi Medical University. Seventy Medical Colleges from all over the country were invited. More than 100 abstracts were presented but only a few managed to win the prizes. UMDC won 3rd Prize in the research titled “Frequency of “Burn Out” among Junior Doctors” presented by 4th Year MBBS students Aleena Akram and Anum Iyaz. Students were awarded with certificates and shields. They also thanked their Community Medicine HoD Dr Zahid Masood and team for supervising these research paper
The University of Faisalabad organised “TUFIANS Tree Plantation Drive” in the university lawn in continuation of Independence Day celebrations. Faculty members, Administration and Students enthusiastically participated in this ‘Tree Plantation Drive’ to make Pakistan greener and to restore its Eco balance. On this occasion, Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar, planted a sapling. In her address she told the students that it was our national responsibility to plant and protect trees and save environment for our coming generations. This year, University is celebrating “Independence Day” with the spirit to make Pakistan green. Senior Faculty members and students planted saplings in the University premises. At the end, students gathered and raised slogan “Go Green Pakistan”
Hepatitis Awareness Society, UMDC under the supervision of Department of Medical Education and Department of Gastroenterology, MTH organized as series of activities from July 28 to July 31, 2018 to mark World Hepatitis Day.
Seminar and awareness walk were held in Madinah Teaching Hospital. Dr Shahid Rasool, HoD, Gastroenterology and Hepatology delivered lecture to MBBS student, paramedical staff and faculty members regarding prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and C.
During the seminar held in Saleem Auditorium, TUF Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Principal UMDC, Dr Sofia Haneef, Dr Ahmad Babar and Dr Shahid Rasool delivered comprehensive talks regarding prevalence and management of hepatitis in Pakistan.
Later, a poster competition amongst the students of MBBS was held to increase awareness about viral hepatitis in the community.
Hepatitis Awareness Society also organized screening camps in MTH and TUF. The camps activity turned out to be really successful as it helped many patients in MTH to find out about their hidden illness. In Health Sciences Campus, Hepatitis B screening on more than 250 individuals including students and staff members was performed by the trained members of Society.
Faculty Development programs strengthen the professional development of the faculty members who deal directly with students. One such interactive session, “Use of Smart phones by students; how to handle it smartly!” was organized by Department of Medical Education, UMDC on July 24, 2018 at Health Sciences Campus, TUF. Prof Dr Sadia Hameed gave a brief power point presentation regarding history and uses of Smart phones. Dr Saba Tariq emphasized to create awareness and educate the students about disadvantages of smart phones. Pro Rector, Health Sciences Campus, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, emphasized the faculty to be the positive role models. The audience endorsed his recommendation of smart phone free one day.