Impact of a pandemic on a mental health

The prolonged social restrictions imposed due to the pandemic, series of lockdowns, increasing number of deaths, and unemployment have had a great impact on mental health across the globe, causing a significant increase in psychological illnesses. To shed light on the topic and address these concerns, Ziauddin University organized a Webinar on 31 January.

Impact of Covid-19 on Mental Health

It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic took over the world and thousands of people were forced into a lockdown. Due to this, several problems arose for people who were otherwise leading normal lives. This includes coping up with how to work at home, unemployment, fear of stepping out, financial crisis, loneliness, isolation etc. Moreover, the pandemic even disrupted the quality of health services world over as the demand increased. A survey of 130 countries provides the first global data showing the devastating impact of COVID-19 on access to mental health services and underscores the urgent need for increased funding.

Commencement Day – BEMS 3rd Batch of Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Natural Sciences

On January 19, 2021 Ziauddin College of Eastern Medicine, Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Natural Sciences (FEMNS), inducted their 3nd batch of growing young Eastern Medicine students in 5-years Bachelors program of Eastern Medicine and Surgery (B.E.M.S) under the supervision of Dean Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Natural Sciences (FEMNS), Ziauddin University. Students from diverse backgrounds for all the provinces came together at DPT building North Campus to start their journey of education along with COVID-19 precautions and SOPs advised by National Command and Control Center (NCOC) Government of Pakistan and Registrar office Ziauddin University.

Ziauddin University College of Eastern Medicine, Faculty of Eastern Medicine and Natural Sciences (FEMNS) have been approved by the National Council for Tibb, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan since 11th September 2019 to bestow Eastern Medicine knowledge.

Workshop by College of Medical Technology

As the world of technology progresses, numerous innovations have entered the field of healthcare. This is essential as medical technology often provides equipment that delivers solutions to diseases and ailments that were once incurable or hard to treat. Among the many innovations of medical technology, radiological imaging and ultrasonography are tools that seem to be reigning on an international level. This is because ultrasound is very easy, useful, and a firsthand modality to diagnose any gross pathologies. For instance, in an emergency setting when patients arrive, an emergency doctor can perform the ultrasound of acute development to rule out any liver disease, cholestasis, pancreatitis, or bowel obstruction within a minute’s time. Most importantly, the procedure is painless, it is safer than X-rays or CT scans since radiation isn’t involved, and it is a less expensive method of diagnosis.

Drama (ON) Line organized by LUMS

Recently our dramatics club participated in an online drama competition, Drama(ON)Line organized by LUMS. Below are the highlights for the official rehearsals and video shoot of the drama entry that was sent for the competition.

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