One of medical’s hallowed traditions was celebrated at UMDC, as the first year students of MBBS donned their white coats – the most profound symbol of the medical profession, for the first time.
It was a much-awaited moment for the first year students on January 14, 2019 as they entered the UMDC which they would be part of, for next five years. It was all the more special because their seniors and professors were there to welcome them into the college premises.
New students gathered with faculty and seniors for the college’s ‘Annual White Coat Ceremony’. After donning their new white coats, presented by the second year students, they recited the Oath pledging allegiance to the medical profession, their companions, seniors and their duty towards their patients. Students also received bouquets from their seniors.
During orientation and welcome program conducted in Saleem Auditorium, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Principal UMDC emphasized the importance of the white coat to the medical students and made them understand their responsibilities. He spoke of the important journey each student is set to embark upon on the road to becoming a doctor. He also told the students about performance of the college. Maj (Retd) Izhar ul Ahsan, Registrar, briefed the students about TUF, UMDC, MTH and other welfare projects running under the auspices of Madinah Foundation.
Mian Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman BoG, UMDC in his address emphasized the importance of medical education for serving the suﬀering humanity in a better way. ‘UMDC with its highly qualified and experienced faculty and state of the art infrastructure has been providing quality medical education to female students in an enviable environment’, he added.
Prof Dr AG Rehan, Medical Director, Madinah Teaching Hospital and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar also addressed the students.
A free medical camp under the supervision of Prof Dr Haji Muhammad Aslam was also held, where fresh students availed the facility of medical checkup.
Divisional Inspection Committee representing Punjab Human Organ Transplantation Authority (PHOTA) consisting of Divisional Commissioner Faisalabad Mr Asif Iqbal Chaudhary, Director Health Services, Faisalabad Tariq Islam and Dr Ijaz Ahmad Javaid, Faisalabad Medical University (FMU) conducted a detailed inspection of Madinah Teaching Hospital for approval of Transplantation Centre for Cornea on January 9, 2019. MTH is tertiary care hospital, established to offer free health care services to patients in Faisalabad and adjoining districts.
During the meeting with Mian Muhammad Hanif (SI), Patron-in-Chief, Madinah Group, Mian Muhammad Haider Amin, Chairman BoG, TUF, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector TUF (Health Sciences), Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad, MS, MTH and senior faculty members of UMDC, the team was briefed about the state-of-the-art healthcare facilities provided to the underprivileged community in MTH. The team also visited diﬀerent sections of the Hospital.
Mr Asif Iqbal Chaudhary appreciated the services of Madinah Foundation for providing free of cost health care services particularly corneal grafting to deserving patients in MTH.
School of Physical Therapy, The University of Faisalabad Engineering Campus conducted a training session on “Life Sport” in collaboration with Rescue 1122. Pro – Rector ,Prof. Dr. Zahir Javed Paracha presided over the session, a large number of students and faculty members participated.
In celebration of Anticorruption Week, organized by Character Building Society, TUF, students of first semester held an Inter-School Bilingual Declamation Contest on December 05, 2018. The program was held in accordance with instructions given by the National Accountability Bureau, Pakistan, as an awareness raising campaign throughout the country. Guest Judges included Prof Rahat Asad for Urdu and Dr Katrina Hurbik for English Declamation. Teams from all the Schools were invited to participate. Pariza Choudary from School of Pharmacy achieved first position in Urdu, while Sibgha Kashif from School of Optometry was awarded first position in English. Shields and certificates were distributed among the participants. This was followed by an awareness walk, in which a large number of students participated, led by Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Pro Rector, TUF, who was also the Chief Guest of the event.
Religious Society TUF under the auspices of School of Arabic and Islamic Sciences organized Qiraat and Naat competitions on November 27, 2018.
Dr Qari Fiaz-ul-Hasan Al-Azhari, Dr Muhammad Ramzan Najam Barvi and Ms Ayesha Batool were the judges. The results were as follows:
First: Fatima Tariq, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Second: Tayyba Batool, Government College Women University Faisalabad
Third: Muniba Manzoor, Kips College Faisalabad
First: Hira Rafeeq, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Second: Samreen Akram, Government College Women University Faisalabad
Third: Anam Fatima, Kips College Faisalabad
The winners were awarded with certificates and prizes.
The key to success in optometry practice today is balancing medical eye care and optical dispensing. Optometrists are in a unique position to provide both vital vision care services seamlessly, which, in turn, can result in extremely high levels of patient satisfaction and loyalty.
School of Optometry organized one day hands on practice workshop on November 26, 2018. Guest speaker Mr Hakim Ajum Nadeem, Incharge Dispensing and Opticianry Lab, King Edward Medical University in collaboration with Optix One trained students in basic knowledge of ophthalmic dispensing, fitting lenses in frames, surfacing and glazing.
A Spiritual Mehfil e Milaad in connection with the Eid Miladdun Nabi (SAW) held at The University of Faisalabad Engineering Campus. The spiritual ceremony was attended by Samuel Sharoop Shaier, a renowned Socio-Religious activist & philanthropist from Washington DC America, Faculty members and a large number of students. The proceedings of the spiritual ceremony got underway by the recitation of the Holy Quran and came to an end with Dua.
The University of Faisalabad, Engineering Wing,West Canal Road, Faisalabad
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