Punjab Health Professionals To Get Training In Turkey

LAHORE,March 27(Muzaffargarh.City – 27th Mar, 2017 ) : Training regarding Emergency Health Services and Disaster Management is being conducted for the Punjab Health professionals in Turkey to enhance technical expertise and capacity building.

The training programme will start from April 9. It was stated by Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical education Najam Ahmed Shah while giving details regarding the collaboration between Ministry of Health Turkey and Punjab Health Department.

He said the Pak-Turk health week was also observed from March 18-26 in connection with the Pakistan Day celebrations during which the Turkish doctors performed diagnosis and treatment activities in the specialties of orthopedics, urology, neonatology, infection diseases, radiology, general anesthesia, peadiatric surgery and gynecology.

The Pak-Turk health week was held in Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Muzaffargarh and Nishtar Hospital Multan. During the week, Turkish surgeons performed 75 operations in different specialties.

Director General EU & Foreign Affairs Dr.

Oner Gunar also attended the week. Najam Ahmad Shah said that Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education, Khawaja Salman Rafique along with five-member delegation would visit Turkey the next week to attend the opening ceremony of the Expo Medical Eurasia Fair.

The secretary said the minister would also visit to Yozgat City Hospital along with his delegation. Najam Ahmed Shah added presently 13 field coordinators were visiting Turkey for getting practical and theoretical training in the field of Coordination System in terms of health issues in Konya, Bahkesir and Izmir provinces.

The training programmes in different disciplines for nurses from Punjab is also being conducted in Ankara, Turkey. The second batch of 20 nurses is being departed shortly for training. Moreover, a delegation of entomologists would also visit Turkey next week for benefiting from knowledge and expertise of Turkish experts in the field of vector born diseases.