LUMHS is country’s first Medical University to introduce 25 new courses

Introducing new courses was essential in view of outbreak of new viruses and diseases – VC

Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro honors top ten meritorious students with awards.   

By Rehan Khan Khushik


Prof Dr. Ikram u Ddin Ujjan, Vice Chancellor, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro has said that for the first time in Pakistan the university has introduced 25 new courses in medical and health sciences field as these courses will help the MBBS students for treating patients of different diseases.

Addressing the top ten award ceremony 2022 at Latif Hall of LUMHS Jamshoro on Saturday, he said that with passage of time, the new challenges were faced by medical students in shape of new viruses and diseases hence it needs to focus the new challenges.

VC said that to compete with the other universities of the country and globe, LUMHS is focusing on research on diseases. “The LUMHS also introduced first online exams system,” he said adding that these were historic developments in the field of medical and health sciences.

Prof. Dr. Ikram said that foundation of 300 bed hospital was laid in front of the Bilawal Medical College, which soon provided its services. “This 300 bed new hospital will support the Bilawal Medical College of Health and Sciences Jamshoro which was established with 100 seats of MBBS and BDS in 2019.”

He congratulated the management of the University for introducing successful BS Programs in different fields of medicine.

VC said that the Laboratory of Radiology Forensic and College of Health Sciences Management has also started. “More than 50 diagnostic laboratories for the treatment of various diseases have started to work in Sindh under his control in which jobs have been provided to more than 250 people. These laboratories are working without grant from Sindh and federal government,” he said.

Prof. Dr. Ikram recalled that during the Corona virus outbreak, diagnostic and research laboratories tested 5 million people, the amount of which is more than one and half a billion rupees but the provincial and federal governments have not yet released it.

He added that the work on construction of the girls’ Gymnasium is also going on.

He said that syllabus of under-graduates was revised, but it was not yet revised in Nawab Shah, Sukkur Larkana and Karachi Universities.


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