Three days International Conference on Medical Education begins at KMU

Three days 6th International Conference on Medical Education organized by Khyber Medical University (KMU) Institute of Health Profession Education & Research (IHPE&R) begins simultaneously at seven Peshawar based public and private medical and dental colleges. The first day of the three days international moot was fixed for pre-conference workshops and in this connection two sessions of morning and evening was held in which experts and researchers presented their presentations and research papers on 16 different topics related to various aspects of medical education.

            According to details in the pre-conference workshops on various topics keynote speakers from abroad as well as Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad such as Dr Mohamed Al-Eraky  (Saudia Arabia), Dr Gohar Wajid from WHO, Egypt,    Dr Lubna Baig, Dr Moyn Aly and Dr Masood Jawaid from Jinnah Sindh Medical University Karachi, Dr Imran Mehmood and Dr Shahjahan Katpar Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, Dr Muhammad Tariq from Aga Khan University, Dr Hassan Shoaib University of Lahore, Dr Sumera Ehsan from Faisalabad Medical University, Dr Idrees Anwar  Rawalpindi Medical University, Dr Rehan Ahmed Khan Riphah International University Islamabad, Dr Umar Ali Khan  Pro VC Isra University, Mr Shaukat Ali Jawaid from Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences and Dr Fouzia Gul, Dr Usman Mahboob, Dr Brekhna Jamil and Dr Ahsan Sethi from Khyber Medical University  talked to the workshops.

            Meanwhile talking to the workshops medical educationists said that due to the importance of reforms in Medical Education it is the need of the hour to bring radical changes in the overall structure and curriculum of the medical education system.  They hoped that results of the workshops and conference would be used in the better interest of the general public by introducing reforms in medical education at all levels.

            It is worth mentioning that the formal inaugural ceremony of the said three days medical education conference will be held today on Friday 9:00 AM at Multi Purposes Hall of KMU. President of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council Justice ® Mian Shakir ullah Jan will be the chief guest in the inaugural ceremony.