FJMU marks Independence Day

The Fatima Jinnah Medical University in Lahore marked the 76th Independence Day with great zeal. Health Minister Dr Javed Akram showed up as the chief guest at the event. Vice Chancellor of FJMU Prof Dr Khalid Masood Gondal and the faculty accorded him a warm welcome. Prof Bilquis Shabbir moderated the ceremony which started with […]

PMDC hopeful about early WFME recognition

PMDC hopeful about early WFME recognition

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) President Prof. Dr. Rizwan Taj has said he is hopeful about the early recognition of the regulator’s accreditation programme by the World Federation for Medical Education after the fulfilment of all mandatory requirements. He was speaking during an online meeting with WFME President Prof. Ricardo León-Bórquez and his team […]

Pakistan Has The Highest Number of Out-of-School Children in The World

Out-of-School Children

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training, declared on Friday that Pakistan has the world’s largest number of out-of-school children (OOSC). Based on UNICEF data, approximately 22.8 million children aged 5-16 in Pakistan do not attend school, accounting for 44 percent of the population in this age range.After elementary school, the number […]