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Sindh Governor hails expertise of local medical technologists

Karachi, August 25, 2015 (PPI-OT):Governor of Sindh Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan has hailed expertise of local medical technologists particularly those engaged in developing user friendly artificial limbs at Dow Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine. Talking to the participants of the Health Innovation Exhibition organized by Dow University of Health Sciences and DICE during a reception, he said the current competitiveness in the world demanded need for the fittest of the fit.

This, the governor said is a challenge that however is not unsurmountable and can be achieved through sincerity of purpose, hard work and absolute commitment. “There is no dearth of talent among our youth what they need is proper guidance, training and support,” said Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan.

He said coordination between local trainees as well as professionals and experts comprising overseas Pakistanis could help country gain self reliance in the field of medical technology. The governor appreciated that students and faculty members from more than 25 universities had put on display their innovations, largely in form of projects, aimed to improve and fine tune the medical tools and gadgets.

Sindh governor also hailed presence of bio-medical engineers and technologists in the two day event. Chief Organizer of the exhibition, Dr Rana Qamar on the occasion said projects put on display were very relevant to the healthcare needs of the country and these also included application of new and innovative technology.

She said an office of DICE comprising bio-medical engineers, scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs of Pakistani origin presently settled abroad, has been established at the DUHS’ Ojha campus.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wajahat Ali
Advisor to Governor (Higher Education and Media)
Sindh Governor House
Tel: +92-21-99201216-7, +92-21-99201201-3
Email: press@governorsindh.gov.pk
Website: www.governorsindh.gov.pk

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