Young Pakistani physicians and students would be sent to Egyptian institutions and medical Universities for the Healthcare training of advanced gastroenterology and other procedures of digestive system as well as management and treatment of liver cancer, office-bearers of Pak GI and Liver Disease Society (PGLDS) said on Saturday.

Healthcare professionals to be sent to Egypt for training of endoscopy

“In order to provide better training and learning opportunities to young Pakistani gastroenterologists and students, PGLDS is going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egyptian Society of Gastroenterology training of young healthcare professionals in the field of advanced endoscopy and other latest procedures”, said Dr. Lubna Kamani, President of PGLDS while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of 4th Annual Conference of the society, which commenced here on Saturday.

Vice Chancellor Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) Karachi Prof. Amjad Siraj Memon, eminent physician and head of department of gastroenterology at AKU Prof. Wasim Jafri, Patron of the PGLDS Prof. Shahid Ahmed, renowned Egyptian gastroenterology Prof. Essam Bedewy, Dr. Gulanara Aghaveya from Azerbaijan, Global Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians UK Dr. Najma Patel, Dr. Nazish Butt, Dr. Sajjad Jamil and Dr. Ammanullah Abbassi also spoke.

PGLDS President Dr. Lubna Kamani maintained that their society was working hard to promote culture of research and training in the field of gastroenterology in Pakistan and in order to that, they were organizing hands-on trainings, conferences and lectures for the young professionals so that they could serve the ailing humanity in a better way.

“Young gastroenterologists face a lot of difficulties in learning and acquiring new skills and techniques in Pakistan as we lack the opportunities and training centers. PGLDS is striving to send the abroad for advanced training as well as invite experts of international repute for the capacity building of our youngsters”.

Source: This news is originally published by pakobserve

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