15th LUMHS Convocation: Doctors urged to serve ailing humanity
Jamshore—Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwer Zaheer Jamali has called upon doctors to play important role in providing health facilities to ailing humanity as many people did not have medical facilities. He expressed these views while speaking at 15th Convocation 2016 of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) held at Jamshoro Campus on Saturday. “You have great responsibilities to serve the people who are sans of medical facilities either of various reasons”, said the Chief Justice.
According to a report, about 78 per cent of people did not have the facility of health which was a very serious concern, he said. There are about 200,000 registered doctors and the ratio of doctor per person should be enhanced to meet medical facilities of each person in the country, he said. The Chief Justice said according to Constitution, people should have access to inexpensive justice but it is unfortunate, even they do not have it.
Speking on the occasion, Governor Sindh, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad said that the crackdown against terrorism would continue till elimination all terrorist from the country. “No one can threaten us as we have defeated terrorists” he said and added “thus successfully organizing various events including convocations. Appreciating Vice Chancellor LUMHS, the Governor said that the university was imparting quality education to the students coming from different parts of Sindh.
Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Vice Chancellor LUMHS, Noshad A. Shaikh also spoke on the occasion. Some 911 degrees of graduates, postgraduates and diploma were awarded to doctors and paramedical students in 15th convocation of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) held here Saturday. Of the total, there are 358 degrees of MBBS, 93 of BDS, 405 of Nursing and 55 of postgraduates were awarded to doctors and paramedical students.
While delivering the welcome speech, the Vice Chancellor LUMHS Prof. Noshad A. Shaikh said that it is indeed an honor and privilege to hold this event today specially in view of the fact that the nation is in a state of war having witnessed some of the worse terrorist attacks against educational institutes, specially the Army Public School Peshawar, and Bacha Khan University, Chaarsada to mention a few.
Taking the advantage of this occasion, the VC said that he on behalf of the faculty, administration, and the students of Liaquat University, salute Pakistan Army and security forces in their efforts in curbing the menace of terrorism.
He also extended appreciation to the judiciary for its important role in war against terrorism. Dr. Mahjabeen Memon, Dr. Romana and Dr. Sadia Shoukat got Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals respectively in MBBS, while in BDS Dr. Jazib Memon, Dr. Abdul Qudoos got the Gold and Silver Medal respectively whereas both Dr. Fatima Nizamuddin and Dr. Kanchan Kumari got the Bronze medals. Dr. Mahajabeen and Dr. Jaazib Memon were declared as the Best graduates of MBBS & BDS respectively and in total both got seven gold medals each.—APP