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Dr. Ashraf Nizami named
Convener of PHCC
Technical Committee

LAHORE: President of PMA Lahore Dr. Ashraf Nizami has been appointed convener of Technical Committee of Punjab Health Care Commission.

Prof. Ashraf Nizami

On his suggestion, Prof. Shahida Khawja, Prof. Shahid Mahmood, Dr. Tariq Mian, Col. Ghulam Shabbir from Chakwal and Dr. Kamran Saeed Sheikh have also been made members of this committee.

PAME Conference at JSMU 
from April 11-12, 2020

KARACHI: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) will organize its 5th biennial conference at Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi, Pakistan on April 11 -12, 2020. It will be preceded by workshops on 10. April 2020 at the following venues:

• Ziauddin Medical University – Medical Writing – Coordinator Dr. Saeeda Ba Baig (PJMD) cell:0333-2131992
• At PMA House – Publication / Scientific Misconduct – Coordinator Dr. Fatema Jawad (JPMMA) cell: 0334-3251965
• At JSMU 1) Basic Biostatistics 2) Research Methodologies 3) SPSS – Coordinator Dr. Nazeer Khan (AJSMMU) Cell: 0334-3471666

Conference Highlights

• Formal Education of Medical Journal Editors
• Challenges of Smaller Journals - Recognition & Sustainability.
• Measuring the Success of Your Journal – Scientometrics
• Research Integrity/Research Misconduct
• Capacity Building of Journal Administration & Editorial Board
• Conflict of Interest / Institutions Review Boards
• Networking for Special Interest Groups

The conference will be useful for: Medical journal editors, journal administrative group, policy makers, regulatory bodies representatives, medical, nursing, public health, medical educationist, social scientists, and allied health field faculty members, postgraduate and undergraduate students.

For details contact the conference secretariat at PMA office, Karachi. Tel: 32226443 between 9:30AM and 4:00PM

NUMS budget endorsed 
by its Syndicate

RAWALPINDI: The 6th Syndicate Meeting of National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) was held at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) on 10th February 2020 chaired by Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Professor Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed, HI(M)(Retd). All concerned officials were also present.

The Vice Chancellor apprised the house about update of admission of MBBS/ BDS in constituent and affiliated colleges of NUMS in addition to Fazaia Medical College Islamabad, PAF Fazia Ruth Pfau Medical College Karachi and Foundation University Medical College Rawalpindi.

Dr. Shakil Puri President Association of Pakistani Physicians UK receiving a memento
from Justice ( Retd) Tussadaq Hussain Jillani Chairman Board of Governors of UHS
Lahore during  a dinner reception hosted by UHS in honour of the visiting delegation
from IUMS Iran on February 10, 2020.

National Training and Research Lab. in collaboration with PSM and Infection Control
Society of Pakistan recently hosted a reception in honour of Dr. Tahir Shamsi founder of
National Institute of Blood Diseases for inclusion of his presentation in American Society
of Hematology conference as one of the best ten presentations. Photograph taken on the
occasion shows from (L t R) Prof. Shahana Arooj Kazmi, Dr.Tahir Shamsi, Prof. Khanani,
Prof. Masood Hameed, Mr. Shaikh Shakil Ahmad and others.


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