Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar Friday granted approval of affiliation of various academic programs of different health institutions of the province which will not only enhance academic capacity of the relevant institutions but also help in coping with constrains of skilled and qualified human resources in the health profession.
These approvals were granted in the 23rd meeting of KMU Syndicate which was held under the Chairmanship VC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hafizullah here. The meeting approved affiliation for Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), BS Medical Lab Technology (MLT), BS Radiology, BS Anesthesia, BS Nursing programs of North West Institute of Health Sciences, BS Cardiology and BS Anesthesia for Rahman College of Allied Health Sciences and DPT programs for Women Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences and Pakistan Education Foundation.
The Syndicate also gave approval to the affiliation of Udhyana Institute of Medical Sciences Abbottabad for MLT, Premier Institute of Health Management Sciences for BS Health Technology and BS MLT, NCS University System for BS Radiology, Mahboob College of Physical Rehabilitation TDPT, Ahmad Institute of Medical Sciences DPT, BS Radiology and BS MLT Programs.
The meeting endorsed the vision of the university which mentioned that “KMU to be a center of excellence in academics and research in basic, clinical and allied health sciences and serve as a repository for comprehensive health policy and practice of evidence based medicine to help implement an deficient and compassionate health care system at national level”.
On the recommendation of Academic Council, the meeting also approved the annual academic calendar of the university and the participants hoped that the KMU administration would ensure implementation of the academic calendar with true spirit.
Beside approval of the appointment of Treasurer and Assistant Director P&D, the Syndicate also approved appointments against various posts of professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Lectures, Demonstrators and Teaching Assistants.
VC KMU Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hafizullah appreciated the role and keen interest of the Syndicate members in the university affairs and hoped that the members would continue their guidance and hopefully the day would come soon when KMU be enlisted in the top universities of the country.
Registrar Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem, Director AA&QA Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ilyas Saeedi, Deans of different faculties, heads of various institutes, representatives of Lecturers.—APP