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PU inks MoU with Gulab Devi Hospital
PU inks MoU with Gulab Devi Hospital


LAHORE: (Wednesday, May 8, 2019): Punjab University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Gulab Devi Chest Hospital for teaching and clinical training of PU’s allied health sciences students. In this regard, an MoU signing ceremony was organized at Vice Chancellor’s office here on Wednesday. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad, Gulab Devi Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer Prof Dr Hamid Hassan, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies Director Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, Incharge-dean Faculty of Health Sciences Prof Dr Syed Nawazish-i-Hussain, Director External Linkages Prof Dr Kanwal Amin, Chief Medical Officer Dr Tehseen Zameer, and others were present on the occasion.

It is pertinent to mention here that PU is offering eight disciplines in allied health sciences at BS honors level. According to the MoU, both institutions would jointly work in improving quality of academic program, curricula, examinations and research in the field of health sciences. After completion of the study, PU students will also be allowed internship at Gulab Devi Education Complex. Both institutions would exchange faculty, research scholars, students and academic information and material. PU and GDEC would organize conferences, launch joint research programs and initiate postgraduate degree programs for the relevant disciplines. Addressing the meeting, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad said that the administration was taking steps to provide state-of-the-art facilities to the students and there was need to enhance collaboration in medical sciences between the two institutions. He also lauded the services of Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar and Prof Dr Syed Nawazish-i-Hussain for arranging clinical training of PU students through the MoU.