Lahore : A group of Young Doctors spoiled Postgraduate Resident Convention regarding Postgraduate Induction Policy held at University of Health Sciences. The proceeding of the meeting was continuing in a pleasant manner when some doctors belonging to YDA started slogans against Secretary Health.
Senior teachers participating the ceremony and Chairman Committee Prof. Muhammad Awais, Vice Chancellor Prof. Junaid Sarfraz Khan, VC KEMU Prof. Qazi Saeed, Prof. Aamir Zaman Khan and Prof. Abrar Ashraf faced the situation calmly and controlled it .
The convention was arranged by Central Induction Policy (CIP) Committee and attended by and all residents of postgraduate programmes including MD, MS, MDS and FCPS.
Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Najam Ahmed Shah also participated in the convention.
Majority of PGRs participating in the convention displayed disassociation with those trying to disrupt the situation and took part in the proceeding of the convention.
Secretary Health Najam Ahmad Shah said that Online Postgraduate Induction Policy has replaced corruption and nepotism with merit and transparency which is resulting in improvement of medical education.
The CIP committee and the Secretary responded to the questions of postgraduate trainee doctors and removed reservations of PG doctors.
Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah said that Punjab Residency Program (PRP) is implementing successfully however direct feedback from the students with regard to their induction and training was important. He directed induction committee to develop a system for this purpose.
Later, he held informal talk with the trainee doctors and listened to their problems.