UHS approves country’s first clinical research course

The 177th meeting of the Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held here on Thursday with UHS Vice-Chancellor Prof. Javed Akram in the chair. The UHS body gave concept approval to start a six to nine months Certificate in Clinical Research course for the health professionals interested in clinical research particularly randomized trials with the aim to improve their capacity to understand various rules and the governing frameworks that will ultimately help them contribute towards scientific discovery and innovations.

This shall be the first course of its kind to be launched in the country. The certificate course will enroll medical faculty, laboratory scientists, technologists, clinical research associates, finance professionals, and health programmers. The course will hold 9 credit hours and it will be taught by foreign scientists, experts from the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan, and chief executives of pharmaceutical companies. The admissions will start in July-August this year.

The UHS board also considered the thesis reports of Dr. Roomana Hashim M.Phil. (Anatomy), Dr. Javeria Noor M.Phil. (Anatomy), Dr. Muhammad Anjum Iqbal M.Phil. (Chemical Pathology), Khaizran Siddique M.Phil. (Medical Laboratory Sciences-Microbiology), Dr. Huma M.Phil. (Pharmacology), Dr. Seher Naeem M.Phil. (Physiology), Dr. Uzma Awan MHPE, Dr. Saba Nosheenf MHPE, Dr. Khadija Khalid MHPE, Dr. Sharafat Hussain M.D. (Cardiology), Dr. Marium Iftikhar Ch. M.S (General Surgery), Dr. Zaeema Nasreen Akhtar M.S. (Obs. & Gynae.), Dr. Khadija Tul Kubra M.S. (Pediatric Surgery), Dr. Sulochana Dahal M.S. (Pediatric Surgery), Dr. Abdul Basit M.S. (Ophthalmology), Dr. Muhammad Uzair M.S. (Orthopedics) and Dr. Jiya ul Haque M.S. (Urology).

The synopses of 66 students were also considered for registration in various postgraduate courses.


Top medical universities of Pakistan

Medical is one of the most respected professions in the world. In Pakistan, many people opt for medical as well. There are numerous medical institutes in Pakistan where thousands of students apply yearly. In this article, you will find the Top medical universities of Pakistan.

Aga Khan Medical University

Aga Khan Medical University, also known as AKU, is in Karachi and is one of the best medical universities. It is a renowned name of excellence in the medical field in Pakistan. AKU is also ranked as a leading medical university in Pakistan and ranked as the top 185th best university in ASIA medical university. The main campus is in Karachi, and it also has other campuses in the United Kingdom, Kenya, and Uganda.

King Edward Medical University

King Edward Medical University is in Lahore; every Pakistani is familiar with this name. This institute has a high standard of educational infrastructure, and many students get enrolled here every year. The Higher Education Commission has given the 6th rank to King Edward Medical University in the best institutes of medical education. It has many learning departments such as basic sciences, medicine, health sciences and much more.

Dow University of Health Sciences

This institute is in Karachi. Dow is one of the oldest and highly ranked public research institutes of Pakistan. Dow basically offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. In fact, it has recently announced admissions in Clinical Research Certified Professional course too. It ranks as the 3rd best medical university in Pakistan.

University of Health Sciences

University of Health Sciences, which is also known as UHS, is situated in Lahore. UHS aims to give brilliance in medical as well as health sciences on an international standard. The institute focuses on delivering an excellent high-quality education by its internationally qualified professionals. It ranks as the 2nd best medical colleges in Pakistan.

Isra University, Hyderabad

Isra University is a non-profit organization which is owned by the Isra Islamic Foundation. The university offers programs in allied medical, engineering, science, medicine and dentistry. Isra University has three campuses which are in Islamabad, Karachi and Hyderabad. Isra University ranked on the top 4th medical university in Pakistan.

Ziauddin University

Ziauddin University (ZU) is in Karachi, it is HEC’s recognized degree awarding school and is the top 5th medical university in Pakistan. Ziauddin is a private university which has numerous departments such as medicine, dentistry, bio-medical engineering, nursing, pharmacy and the list goes on.

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