Memorandum of Understanding (Dow University of Health Sciences and NICVD)

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A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Dow University of Health Sciences and NICVD to introduce a certificate training course in Health Professions Education at NICVD. The certificate course is scheduled to commence in August this year.

The MoU was signed by Dow University Registrar Dr. Ashar Afaq and NICVD Executive Director Prof. Tahir Saghir, and documents were exchanged.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy mentioned that the Health Professional Education Certificate course is now mandatory as per the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). He emphasized the importance of this course which aims to empower the medical faculty as teachers and enhance the teaching competencies of the physicians.

Dr. Farhan Saeed Vakani, Director of Dow Institute of Health Professionals Education announced the start of work for the first batch of NICVD, consisting of 25 health professionals.