Healthcare Professionals urged to uphold professional ethics-Javed Akram


 Healthcare Professionals urged to uphold
professional ethics-Javed Akram
All initiatives to improve medical education, training
and research will be welcomed- Khalid Masood Gondal
Learn from inter sectorial collaborations, leadership
and joint research projects-Farkhanda Manzoor

Lahore: The Faculty of Public Health and Preventive Medicine & Department of Community Medicine and Department of Medicine (NMW), in collaboration with Institute of Leadership Excellence organized a Workshop on Leadership in Healthcare at King Edward Medical University recently. Poster presentations and research competitions were held among the students as well as new Publication Office was inaugurated in the University. The Chief Guest was Prof Javed Akram, Vice Chancellor, University of Health Sciences and Guest of Honor was Prof Farkhanda Manzoor, VC, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.

Prof. Javed Akram, VC, UHS, appreciated the research projects of students under supervision of Department of Community Medicine. He was impressed by the creative thinking and critical analysis of undergraduate students of King Edward Medical University. He said that conflicts and hypocrisy should be avoided and leadership qualities should be polished in our youth and future generations. Doctors must devote themselves to serve the humanity and should not indulge in unethical practices but uphold professional ethics.

Prof. Farkhanda Manzoor VC Lahore College for Women University in her address said that it’s a golden opportunity for undergraduates to learn more about inter sectorial collaborations, leadership and joint research projects. Evidence based practices and policies are required for better health care based on sound Research Methodology.

Prof. Dr. Khalid Masood Gondal highlighted the need of research culture and research collaborations for transforming individuals to become future leaders. Medical doctors should serve humanity with best quality standards. “True leaders are always visionary, humble and compassionate”, he added. The doctors who work with devotion and have passion to eliminate the sufferings of others are always successful in this life and hereafter. He assured whole hearted support for educational and research activities in the University and emphasized that every effort would be made for achieving best quality standards in research and medical education.

The organizers Prof Dr. Saira Afzal, Dr. Somia Iqtadar and Dr. Fariha Salman, thanked the VC KEMU for patronizing and promoting the culture of quality research activities in the University.(PR)