- VC Imran Majeed briefs Dr Alvi about plans to ensure efficient medical services
ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday stressed the need for improvement in the standard of the medical education to produce professionally competent doctors and ensure provision of efficient healthcare services.
Talking to National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Vice Chancellor Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he said that quality medical education was of pivotal importance as it was directly linked to precious lives.
President Alvi underscored the role of qualified and professional faculty in producing quality medical graduates. He said that values of integrity, honesty, responsibility and dedication needed to be inculcated among young medical professionals.
He appreciated the services of NUMS in the healthcare sector and stressed that national and international educational must be followed to make NUMS one of the leading medical universities of the world. He underlined the importance of creating linkages between national and international universities to learn from each other.
Muhammad Imran Majeed briefed the president about matters pertaining to the university and the plans to fully utilise the existing opportunities to ensure efficient medical services.