Convocation held at LUMHS, Jamshoro

Friday 17 March 2017 1 month ago 660   Jamshoro   Print

VC LUMHS Dr. Noushad along with others during convocation

Report  Ali Murad Chandio : JAMSHORO: The Convocation of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro for the graduates of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Biomedical Engineering was held on 17th March 2017. While delivering the welcome address the Vice Chancellor LUMHS Prof. Noshad A. Shaikh expressed that today 383 undergraduate nurses and 10 postgraduate nurses will be awarded degrees and diplomas for their achievements. The University is also awarding degrees to 36 doctors of Physiotherapy, 17 transitional DPT, 35 Bio Medical Engineers and 3 diplomas to radio-therapists. The future of the graduates is bright without any doubts as they are equipped with nursing education, physiotherapy, biomedical engineering and radiotherapy skills which are the most emerging and cutting edges educational set up world over. He added that that the nursing profession is one of the noblest professions in the world. It dates back to 12th century when the Knight Hospitallers were honored for caring the injured soldiers. And Florence Nightingale was honored with the Red Cross pin in 1860 for the great nursing care during the war in Crimea. Today, it is an occasion to honor the graduates for the successful completion of the major part of their education as professional nurses. He added that Physiotherapy is a rewarding career and the course develops contemporary knowledge and skills to promote physical, physiological and social integration by delivering safe and effective care. A good physiotherapeutic practice develops a holistic approach, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals to support rehabilitation. Likewise, biomedical engineers and radiotherapists combine engineering principles with medical and biological sciences to design and create equipment’s, devices, computer systems and software used in healthcare. The Vice Chancellor encouraged all young nurses, doctors of physiotherapy, bioengineers and radiotherapist to carry on their journey of learning and endeavor and believe in persistence as they about to join a second family the alumni of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences that have been serving the humanity worldwide. The Chief Guest Vice Chancellor Peoples University Medical & Health Sciences Shaheed Benazirabad, Prof. Dr. Azam Hussain Yousafani expressed that today is truly a momentous day in the lives of new graduates, a day of celebration that they will look back on and remember always. Liaquat University of medical and health sciences is a place of transformation. Places where lives are changed. Places where knowledge is made and the future are invented. As you leave this convocation ceremony you will carry the good name of this Institution with you everywhere you go. But you also need to be motivated to serve the ailing humanity with compassion, empathy and kindness. Always ask yourself just one simple question that how could you make the lives of millions of sick people worth living again. 02