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MS Health Care Management

Ziauddin University brings endless opportunities for growth and meaningful work with the Master of Science in Public Health program at College of Public Health. Be part of a dynamic community dedicated to improving healthcare outcomes.

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Admission Alert!

Admission Alert! Seize the opportunity to pursue a Medical Jurisprudence Diploma. The last date for form submission is July 30th. Join us and become an expert at the intersection of law and medicine.
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Cheque Distribution Ceremony

Pro-Chancellor Ziauddin University Dr. Nida Hussain distributed scholarship cheques among 4 meritorious ZU M.Phil/MS/Ph.D students from the Faculty of Health Sciences. The cheque distribution ceremony was held on Tuesday 11 April 2022 at Ziauddin University. Dr. Nida Hussain distributed the scholarship cheques among the students amounting to Rs. 230,000 each. The Registrar, Capt Waqar Hussain, and Director ORIC Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Umrani facilitated the scholarships which were approved by the Sindh HEC. We wish success to our scholarship-winning students!

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Nadir Danishmand, Director of the Center for Public Policy and Governance

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nadir Danishmand, Director of the Center for Public Policy and Governance at Ziauddin University’s Faculty of Law, Politics, and Governance. Nadir was an exceptional leader and a distinguished scholar, whose contributions to the field of public policy and governance were immense.

We extend our deepest sympathies to Nadir’s family, friends, and colleagues at Ziauddin University during this difficult time. Nadir’s legacy will continue to inspire and guide us as we work towards creating a more just and equitable society.

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Launch of the National Centre for Research on Parental Mental Health and Child Development

On Friday, February 10th, 2023, Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL) and Ziauddin University launched Pakistan’s first National Centre for Research on Parental Mental Health and Child Development at the Ziauddin University. Pro Chancellor, Prof Nida Hussain, The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder, CEO PILL, Prof Nasim Chaudhry. Prof Zafar Abbas, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Director ORIC Dr. Zulfiqar Umrani, Chair Department of Psychiatry, Ziauddin University Prof Imran Chaudhry, Assistant Directors PILL Mr. Ameer Bux and Sehrish Tofique were present at the occasion.  The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed to facilitate joint working in mental health research, teaching and training.

Director, ORIC and programme organizer, Dr. Zulfiqar Umrani welcomed the delegates and briefed them about the importance of mental health, particularly research and capacity building in health and social sciences.

Speaking on the occasion of the inauguration Pro Chancellor, Prof Nida Hussain said that it will be a state-of-the-art research centre to lead work on parental and child mental health and wellbeing with a strong focus on capacity and capability building of existing researchers and healthcare workers. She also talked about the importance of training teachers and parents to raise awareness of mental health issues and to early identify and treat them.

The Vice Chancellor, Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder emphasized the importance of mental health issues particularly after covid-19.  He assured his full support to the whole team and congratulated them on the successful launch of the centre.

CEO PILL, Prof Nasim Chaudhry said that “The purpose of this centre is to work for parental mental health and ultimately enhance child development. parents, especially in LMICs, experience huge stigma of mental health issues and are unable to fully contribute to their child’s development if they are depressed. Prof Chaudhry highlighted that the evidence-based Learning Through Play plus programme and all the work PILL has completed including an ongoing Grand Challenges Canada funded (LTP+Dads-R-TTS-2106-39652) trial across the city of Karachi should be considered top priority to promote early child development and parental mental health while National Institute of Health (NIH) funded SABAR 2 (NIHR132027) aimed to inform new health care solutions to end preventable stillbirth and neonatal deaths and provide supportive care.

Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, Prof Dr Zafar Abbas emphasised the importance of collaboration and partnerships and working together towards shared goals for positive outcomes.

Chairman Department of Psychiatry at Ziauddin Hospital, Prof Imran Chaudhry stressed upon early identification and treatment and shared his experience of working in the UK largest early intervention service. He said through learning from the developed countries we can build on similar models in Pakistan with specific cultural modifications. Prof Chaudhry also discussed the world leading Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT-PK) programme soon to be started with the support from Sindh Health Department in districts Sukkur and Qamber Shahdadkot.

The meeting was concluded with a dedication and commitment that the national centre for research on parental mental health and child development will be a state-of-the-art centre to investigate the prevalence, causes, methods and prevention strategies to overcome this significant public health problem.

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Career Fair 2023

A big shout out to all the organizers who made this event a success. Career Fair 2023 paved the way for the graduating students to meet with leading organizations looking to hire fresh talent.

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Report on the Specialised Medical Camp for Unique Children

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Be kind to the people on Earth, God will be merciful on His throne.”

Alhamdulillah, by the grace of Allah, the third and final stage of the specialised medical camp for unique children ended successfully. 66 special children were registered in the camp. Each child had to go through the following:

  1. Paeds Neurologist (Dr. Raman Kumar, Dr. Sanam Banu and their team)
  2. Dentist (Dr. Sana Mirza and her team)
  3. Psychologist (Dr. Sarah Jahangir and her team, Dr. Ziauddin Hospital)
  4. Speech Therapist, (Dr. Tehmina Tabish and her team. Dr.  Ziauddin Hospital)
  5. Eye Clinic (Salim Bardi and his team, Al Ibrahim Eye Hospital)
  6. Audiology Atifur Rahman and his team, Optical Palace)
  7. Physiotherapists, (Dr. Hamidullah and Dr. Bahadur. IHRI)
  8. General Physician, Dr. Nauman, Al Salama Hospital and Dr. Anees, Al Mustafa Hospital)
  9. Orthopaedic. Dr. Danish Siddiqui and Dr. Rajesh, Al Salama Hospital)
  10. Gynaecologist. (Dr. Shahnaz, Al-Mustafa Hospital)
  11. Lab Test, (Al-Mustafa Hospital)
  12. Epilepsy, Epilepsy Clinic. (Mr. Daniyal, Ms. Laila, Ms. Anisa Khan, Shafam)
  13. Medicine from Al-Mustafa Hospital, Khadim Insaniya, Ehsaas Insaniya. Zam Zam Medical, and Roche Pharma


In Management:

  1. From World Memon,
    1.  Clinical Psychologist, Ms. Tehmina Khadim
    2. Reporting Head, Raunq Islam’s team
    3. Management Head, Asif Qureshi
    4. Field Head, Nargis Raza
  2. Sophia and her team
  3. The sincere staff of Al-Salama Hospital
    1. Dr. Salman, Dr. Munir and their team
    2. Leader of Al-Salama, Mr. Bilal Saleem Qadri


Media team:

  1. Farhan Asif and Farid Bilwani, Memon News

In connection with this camp, thanking the constant support of:

  1. Mr. Moin Ahmed, Al-Mustafa Hospital.
  2. Javed matiwala, Khadim e Insaniya
  3. Nasir Ashrafi, Ehsas e Insaniya
  4. Qasim Lawai, Raunaq Islam School Network
  5. Idris Salam Madni, Welfare
  6. Mr. Abdul Razzaq Pardesi
  7. Ms. Aafiya Wajahat, IHRI

Other than this, the registration of wheelchairs, hearing aids, botox, physiotherapy, cataract, lab test, etc was also done.

The success of this camp is due to the dedication and hard work of the above-mentioned teams. May Allah reward them all.

After preparing the report, an action plan will be decided for the treatment of the registered children. Donor support is required for the success of this project.


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Ziauddin University Dialogues


Ziauddin University invited the former Chairman of Senate, Mian Raza Rabbani, an eminent scholar and academic, Dr. Syed Jaffer Ahmed, and Pakistan’s notable journalist and literary figure, Mr. Ghazi Salahuddin to ‘Ziauddin University Dialogues’ on Jinnah’s vision, where we as a nation stand today and how to work towards his vision for a tolerant, diverse and prosperous Pakistan.

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