Abdul Khaliq Qureshi
Professor Dr. Zafar Ullah Chudhary, President College of Physician and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) Tuesday said that there was acute dearth of specialists in the basic sciences and college was striving for the standardization of training of Post Graduate students in every section of medical field for which he asked the young doctors to join other fields also as medical field had entered into new dimension.
This he said while addressing an Annual Moot-2017 at Regional Centre of CPSP, Abbottabad. The Annual Moot was also attended by Fellows, Supervisors and PG students from Haripur, Mansehra, Abbottabad, CMH and other parts of KP and Punjab.
Councilors of CPSP Prof. Naqeeb Ullah Achakzai, Maj. Gen. Sulman Ali, Khalid Masood Gondal and Prof. Shoeeb Shafi were also present. He also inaugurated the newly constructed block of the Regional Centre which was constructed with the cost of Rs 6.8 million which was funded by the CPSP.
While advising the doctors, Dr. Zafar Ullah Chudhary said that doctors after getting qualification became the “Public Commodity”. He said doctors were answerable to public for which they should deliver best ever services by following the all norms of the professional ethics which he complained that in most of the cases, doctors lacks the ethical approach which badly affected their profession and patient care was not done as it should be.
President CPSP stressed upon the research based practice with innovative ideas and told that due to tiring effort and maintaining the quality in the awarding of degrees, CPSP become symbol of pride of Pakistan by receiving honour and distinctions by the world renowned organizations and countries and now time has come that foreign doctors were approaching CPSP for training in Pakistan which was a remarkable achievement.
Dr. Zafar Ullah Chudhary said that number of programs and workshops were being started under the Star Program and had planned to construct state of art hospitals in different regional centers in the country with the establishment of Nursing College and their centers.
Showing sign of relaxation, he said, number of PGR were increasing and currently the ratio of female specials had shown upward trend as compare to male doctors where currently 9485 male specials were accredited by the college as compare to 10,241 female specialists which showed the ratio of female 52 % compare to 48 % male specialists.