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NWFP Govt to Encourage private sector in medical education Minister for Science and Technology Muhammad Ayub Khan

F.P.Report PESHAWAR: NWFP Minister for Science and Technology Muhammad Ayub Khan has said that the government was taking keen interest in medical education network and that it has plans to encourage the private sector in this connection. He also lauded the decision of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) for recognizing three more medical colleges in NWFP, including the Jinnah Medical College, Warsak Road, Peshawar. Giving his comments on the decision of the PM&DC, the provincial minister said more than 150 frustrated students would be enabled to complete their medical education. He said the project of Bacha Khan University and medical college in Mardan was also very encouraging which would give impetuous to the medical education in the province. Congratulating the founder chairman of the Jinnah Medical College Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ishaq, Principal Brig. Dr. Muhammad Amin and Vice Principal Prof. Dr. Shireen Khan, the minister said that in the province thousands of students were waiting for their turn to be called for admission in the MBBS and the admission announcement of the JMC had lessen their fatigue. He said in NWFP there were very few medical colleges in the private sector. He thanked the PM&DC and NWFP health officers for taking such constructive measures and expressed the hope that all and sundry would be happy with the decision. He said the role of the private medical colleges in imparting standard medical education could not be ruled out

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Recognition of Private Medical colleges in NWFP hailed
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2009, 11:10:22 AM »
Recognition of Private Medical colleges in NWFP hailed

F.P.Report PESHAWAR: The Senior Vice President of Awami National Party and former provincial minister health Baz Muhammad Khan Khattak has said that the decision of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council to recognize three more medical colleges in NWFP, including the Jinnah Medical College, Warsak Road, Peshawar would prove a milestone in the medical history of NWFP. In a press statement issued here on Saturday, he said that due to little number of medical colleges and institutes in NWFP, thousands of frustrated students of the province after clearing their FSc were going to other provinces and foreign medical universities where they are spending huge money on boarding and lodging. Giving his comments on the decision of the PM&DC, the ANP leader said parents of those students getting admission in foreign universities and who would be subjected to a lot of adversities would now be enabled to bring their children to their own province. He said in the new recognized medical colleges more than 150 frustrated students would be given admission. Congratulating the founder chairman of the Jinnah Medical College Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ishaq, Baz Muhammad Khan Khattak said the Jinnah Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) was a medical institute of standard and now it would be a good addition in the recognized medical colleges for training students for MBBS degree. He expressed gratitude to the PM&DC and NWFP health high ups for taking such constructive steps for the larger interest of FSc students. He said the JMC would maintain its previous standard and its highly qualified and experienced teaching staff would produce qualified doctors equipped fully with the knowledge of medical science.
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