6th Annual Faculty
Research Day at DUHS 

KARACHI: Pakistan has high morbidity and mortality rate. The health indicators of Pakistan are very poor whereas the education standard of the country is deteriorating. There is need to look into the quality of education in Pakistan. More research should come up to improve the health situation in Pakistan. This was stated by Ms. Saira Afzal Tarar, State Minister for National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination while speaking  at Annual Research Day 2015 organized by Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) at its Ojha Campus.  

She stressed the need to provide platform to enhance research activities in developing countries and also stressed on the medical universities to facilitate research work of their students and faculty members. The Annual Research day aimed to showcase the research in posters presentations being conducted by the faculty members and student throughout the year and to serve as a forum for interaction among faculty members and student.

Earlier Prof. Masood Hameed Khan VC DUHS in his welcome address said that the motivation to observer faculty research day is to enhance the enthusiasm towards performance of quality research. The purpose of research is the creation of knowledge. Dow University is providing platform for research activities and it is the duty of young scientist to take it at highest level. Different institutions are recognized by their research work and here at Dow University, we have allocated special funds for research activities.  Prof. Junaid Ashraf, Principal, Dow Medical College, Dr. Kashif Shafique, Vice Dean, School of Public Health, Dr. Talat Roomi, Dr. Hassan also spoke on the occasion. (PR)

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