Sahiwal Medical College hosts Physiology conference

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 Sahiwal Medical College hosts
Physiology conference

By Dr. Raees Abbas Lail
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SAHIWAL: The 15th Biennial International Pakistan Physiological Society Conference was held at Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal on 25th-26th February 2017. Principal SLMC & Chairman Organizing Committee Prof. Dr. Zafar H Tanveer and his team had made excellent arrangements for the conference which proved to be a great success. It attracted a large number of teachers in physiology from various medical institutions of the country from Karachi to Azad Jammu Kashmir.


Prof. M. Ayub (Centre) chairing a session during the Physiology
conference organized by Pakistan Society of Physiology
at Sahiwal Medical College recently.

This conference will go a long way to benefit of Physiologists with the modern developments in the subject of Physiology. Hosting this conference has also brought laurels to the SLMC & Allied Hospitals throughout the country. Prof. Zafar H Tanveer was unanimously elected as President of Pakistan Physiological Society for next term of two years (2017-18) in General Body Meeting of this conference.


A group photograph of some of the participants to the Physiology conference organized by
Pakistan Physiology Society at Sahiwal Medical College with Principal of SLMC Prof. Zafar Tanveer.

In the scientific programme there were more than 100 oral & poster research paper presentations in 10 scientific sessions. The conference was accredited by PM&DC and University of Health Sciences Lahore for 12 CME (Continuing Medical Education). Excellent accommodation, transport, audio-visual, food and gala-night arrangements were made during the conference. Moto of the conference was "Research, Education and Health" while theme of the conference was "Physiology as the foundation of Medicine".


Some of the distinguished speakers and guests participating in the Physiology Conference held at
Sahiwal Medical College being presented mementoes by Prof. Zafar Tanveer Principal of SLMC.

Commissioner Sahiwal Division, Mr. Babar Hayat Tarar was Chief Guest on this occasion. Board of Management greeted the guests at opening ceremony Former Vice Chancellor UHS Lahore Maj Gen (R) Prof. Muhammad Aslam, President Pakistan Physiological Society Prof. Ali Muhammad Somro and other distinguished Professors of Physiology from medical colleges and universities from all over the country graced the occasion with their presence.