Workshop on Scientific Paper writing
by JPOA/PharmEvo at LRH Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) in collaboration with PharmEvo organized a workshop on scientific paper writing at Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar on May 21st 2016. Pakistan Orthopaedic Association, it may be mentioned here has signed an MOU with PharmEvo to organize such professional capacity building workshops for its members in the field of scientific paper writing and this was one of the workshops in this series being held in the country. It was very well attended. Dr. Masood Jawaid Associate Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences was the workshop facilitator. Other facilitator in the workshop was Dr. Asadullah Makhdoom from Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association.


Dr. Masood Jawaid, Dr.Asad Makhdoom, Prof. Mian Amjad Ali, Prof. Amjad Ali, Prof. Shahabuddin and
Mr. Umair Maroof from PharmEvo photographed along with the participants of the workshop on
Scientific Paper Writing organized by JPOA in collaboration with PharmEvo at Postgraduate
Medical Institute, Lady Reading
Hospital Peshawar on May 21st 2016.

Speaking at the occasion Prof. Mian Amjad Ali, Associate Professor Orthopedics at Lady Reading Hospital said that after attending today’s workshop, all participants should start their research projects and we should meet again after two months for the next phase. If you didn’t do that, you will forget whatever was have discussed today. There is so much data in Lady Reading Hospital, especially the kind of trauma we are dealing with that every resident and faculty member should be writing numerous scientific papers in leading journals, he remarked.

During the workshop, Dr. Asadullah Makhdoom introduced Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association. He further pointed out that these Workshops were being specially arranged to improve the writing skills of orthopedic faculty and residents so that submission of JPOA and other journals should be increased with good quality of research papers. JPOA, he said, has no publication charges from members of POA while there is nominal fee from non-members as Journal is fully supported by POA. Dr. Asad also discussed how to write a case report.

Dr. Masood Jawaid discussed steps in planning and conducting research and technical aspects of paper writing according to International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Guidelines. The interactive proceedings of the workshop were very much appreciated by the participants.  At the end of the workshop the participants including Prof. Mian Amjad Hussain and Prof. Shahabuddin gave encouraging remarks and appreciated the efforts of organizers.

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