Baleeghur Rehman inaugurates Master of Science in Public Health and Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Islamabad, June 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Muhammad Baleegh Ur Rehman attended the inauguration of MSPH and DPT Programs IHMA (Institute of Health and Management Sciences) in collaboration of SZABMU and PIMS as a Chief at IHMS, Green Avenue, Park Road, Chak Shahzad, near Chatha Bakhtawar today.

It gives me great pleasure to join you today for the inauguration of Master of Science in Public Health and Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the Institute of Health and Management Sciences, Islamabad, said the State Minister.

Minister of State said that Public Health, as we all are well aware, is the need of the nation and there is no other way that we can improve the health status of our population but to work extensively in the field of public health. In this era, where disease like Ebola, Dengue, Swine flu and others keep on haunting us, it is the public health which actually helps us to stay away from such cruel fatalities. Public health is the need of our nation and our survival lies in it. Let me congratulate Dr. Muhammad Usman Khan and his team for their efforts in this particular regard.

Institute of Health and Management Sciences is not just playing a vital role in producing highly qualified health professionals in the country through various capacity building programs, but it has also now taken up the responsibility of producing qualified public health specialists as well as rehabilitation professionals, stated the State Minister. The start of 5 years program of Doctor of Physical Therapy at the Institute of Health and Management Sciences will not only enhance the capacity building but it will also serve the nation to its best.

It is also an achievement of Institute of Health and Management Sciences, Islamabad to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Pakistan Sports Board and other relevant stakeholders towards joint efforts in health promotion and preventive care for individuals, schools and organizations, admired the Minister.

Institute of Health and Management Sciences is taking up those issues, which are the primary needs of our nation. Let us not forget the primary and extremely crucial role of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, PIMS here, which have been affiliating quality institutes with them which have eventually proved to be exceptional when it comes to academics and the translation of scientific knowledge into practical applications, emphasized the State Minister.

In the end Minister of State wished the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, PIMS and the Institute of Health and Management Sciences to make rapid progress and keep on serving the nation, the way they are.

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