FJWU admissions | SZAB Medical University convocation
FJWU announces admissions for bachelors, masters
Islamabad, Aug 09: The Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) has announced
admission for bachelors and master's programme (regular/self support) in
various disciplines. National Aptitude Test with minimum score of 40 is
mandatory for the admission and the last date for the submission of
forms is September 8, said a press release issued on Monday.
candidates waiting for the results may also apply, however they are
required to submit an overall pass result of the required degree, latest
by September 20. The prospectus for the bachelors programme can be
obtained from The Bank of Punjab while, for masters, it can be collected
from the First Women Bank Limited. Duly filled forms must be submitted
to the same bank. Information regarding the eligibility in any programme
or any other extra information is available at the university's website
www.fjwu.edu.pk. Daily times
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50 doctors to get degrees at first convocation of SZAB Medical University
Islamabad: Fifty doctors will be awarded terminal medical degrees by the Shaheed
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (SZAB) Medical University at its first convocation
scheduled at the Pak-China Friendship Centre on August 13.
to the media at the National Press Club here on Wednesday, the
university's Vice Chancellor Professor Javed Akram said, gold medals
will be awarded to postgraduate medical students in the specialties of
basic medical sciences, gynaecology and obstetrics, surgery and allied
paediatrics. The Chancellor's Gold Medal and the Vice Chancellor's Gold
Medal will also be awarded on the occasion.
University is already holding talks with international universities in
the UK, the US, Europe, Turkey, Japan and the Middle East for joint
collaboration in the field of medicine and research to strengthen the
base of medical education and elevate the standards of medical research
in Pakistan," maintained Professor Akram.
chancellor said that university is primarily focused on improving the
healthcare system at PIMS, and with an internationally recognised
medical faculty and best team of doctors in Pakistan, PIMS is performing
a far better job in the public health sector if compared to any other
hospital in Pakistan.
Responding to a query about the
assistance being extended to the IDPs of Bannu, Professor Akram said, a
medical mission of over 70 employees is still working at the Bannu field
medical hospital established by SZAB Medical University and is actively
participating in the army-led relief operation. He also shared a letter
of appreciation of the services of SZAB Medical University, PIMS,
written by the Pakistan Army unit currently stationed at Bannu.
VC informed that Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industries
President Dr. Shamail handed over a truckload of medicines and
disposable hospital supplies to Minister of State for CAD Barrister
Usman Ibrahim at a ceremony held at PIMS earlier in the day.
Akram announced that SZAB Medical University, PIMS, will establish a
dispensary for journalists at the National Press Club. It will be
stocked with medicines within a month, he told the club's president. He
also announced Health Journalists Award for health reporters of
Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
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RMC to establish infectious diseases department
Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) administration claimed to have made
all arrangements to establish a full-fledged infectious
diseases-cum-dengue fever department during the current fiscal year.
present, the allied hospitals are operating wards to cater to the needs
of patients with infectious diseases, including dengue fever. None of
the medical colleges, including RMC, is operating a full-fledged
infectious diseases department, said RMC Principal Professor Dr.
Muhammad Umar on Sunday.
said the planned infectious diseases-cum-dengue fever department at RMC
would be the first of its kind in the province and would be a model
Giving details of the scheme, he said the RMC
proposed to the provincial government to establish a fully-equipped
department for treatment of patients with infectious diseases which has
been approved. "The provincial government has approved a budget of Rs70
million for the purpose."
The RMC principal said the
proposed department would be established at Holy Family Hospital and the
building being utilised for running dengue fever ward at present would
be used for developing infectious diseases-cum-dengue fever department.
a query, he said, the residents of Rawalpindi district faced a severe
outbreak of dengue fever last year and during the spike the allied
hospitals received well over 15,000 patients at the dengue fever
Keeping the load of patients of infectious
diseases last year in mind, "we proposed the government to establish a
separate department so that the routine working of the allied hospitals
would remain unaffected in case of an outbreak of any infectious
disease, including dengue fever, he added.
He said the
planned department at the HFH would operate diagnostic and treatment
facilities on its own for the infectious diseases and would help in
minimising the extraordinary burden of patients that the medicine
departments at the allied hospitals face in case of outbreak of
The planned department would have an
80-bed ward and operate its outpatient department like that of other
departments at the RMC and allied hospitals, said Dr. Muhammad Umar.
a query, he said, hopefully, the provincial government would release
the allocated funds for the planned department till September this year
enabling the RMC to start work on establishment of the infectious
diseases department in October.
He said if the budget is
released in September this year, work on the planned department would
take six months or so. "We hope that the planned department would be
operational till March next year," said the RMC principal.
said the RMC and allied hospitals have already established a system for
screening of patients for dengue fever and the same system would be
adopted by the planned department in a more systematic way. The news
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