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Dengue courses would be mandatory for the medical students

Lahore : Principal  PGMI and Ameer Uddin Medical College Prof. Dr. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab has said that dengue courses would be mandatory for the medical students and newly appointed doctors, nurses and para medical staff of Lahore General Hospital so that everyone working LGH would have proper knowledge on the treatment of Dengue disease.

He disclosed this while addressing awareness seminar on Dengue held here today at Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences where Prof. Imran Hassan Khan,prof Agha shabir ali, Dr. Maliha Hameed and Dr. Kashif Aziz also addressed. Medical Superintendent of LGH Dr. Ghulam Sabir, doctors and medical students in a large number attended this seminar.

In his address, Prof. Dr. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab said that including dengue, people can save themselves from many diseases by maintaining proper cleanliness and doctors should play their role is spreading know how among masses in this regard. He called upon that print, electronic and social media has also pivotal role to inform masses the ways and means to ensure cleanliness and avoid dengue by precautionary measures.

Principal PGMI said that by in time steps of the Punjab Government thousands of lives were saved from dengue which also helped other provinces to prevent this menace.

He assured that set patterns of the government were being followed in Lahore General Hospital and from 2012 to 2016 all patients recovered from dengue which was a great success.

Prof. Dr. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab said that our doctors and nurses are fully capable and this reality has been accepted by the foreigner as well.

He lauded the holding of such seminars in Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer Uddin Medical College and Lahore General Hosptial and said that such gatherings prove to be refresher courses for doctors and medical staff.

He expressed determination that like past General Hospital would work in the front line to curb dengue and would be an active part of the campaign of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif against dengue.

Prof. Dr. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab also answered a number of questions of the students regarding dengue, on this occasion.

While addressing the seminar, medical experts said that every fever does not mean that it is dengue and people should avoid quacks and trying their own formulas and should immediately contact hospital where free and high quality treatment is available for dengue patients.

They also called upon the attendants of the dengue patients to inform doctors full history of their patients so that correct diagnosis could be made and start immediate treatment, as well.

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