Virtual seminar on Coronavirus and Diabetes

Meeting/Exhibition/Fair Start Date: November 14, 2020
End Date: November 14, 2020
Location: Canal Road, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics alwyas plays a key role in progress of biological and life sciences in the university but all over the country by providing well trained manpower in the different fields of life. Department have long list of collaborating institutes working together for the betterment of mankind.

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics has been marking World Diabetes Day for several years with the aim “to educate the peoples about the disease and its prevention and promote research culture in the University among the students and researchers”.

A one day virtual seminar was organized by Prof. Dr. Sikandar Sultan (Chairman, Dept. of MMG), Dr. Samreen Riaz (Asst. Prof. and Focal person from MMG), (Dr. Ahmed Naveed Bhatti, Working at Latif Hospital Lahore as Consultant Family Physician with special interest in Diabetes and Psychiatry. He is Member of World Organization of Family Doctors – WONCA, American Academy of Family Physician- AAFP and (Vice Chairman, Finance Secretary and Director) Association of Family Physicians Pakistan (PAFP) and Familycon and Mr. Abdullah Mohsin (Research Scholar University of Lahore). Dr. Ahmed Naveed Bhatti were given very informative lectures and talk on the topic coronavirus and diabetes to the participants. The event went very successful and more than 100 different participants from various departments, universities and colleges have attended.

The event was sponsored by PAFP. It was a very fascinating and thought-provoking event. Such events should also be arranged on regular basis in future as they have a good impact regarding the betterment of our health.

Organizer: Dr Samreen Riaz

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