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University of Lahore

Seminar on “EMERGENCE OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE AND HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS”
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The University of Lahore 1 - KM Defence Road, Lahore
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13MARCH2018
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The emergence of antibiotic drug resistance is causing a great threat in health care worldwide. The educational and clinical institutes play an important role in addressing the current issues and to spread the awareness about them. In this regard, University Institute of Medical Lab Technology has conducted a day seminar on the topic of "Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance And Hospital Acquired Infections", where different aspects including its causes, effects and preventions were addressed by our distinguished speakers on 13th March 2018, at Auditorium # 1, University of Lahore.

In this event, our chief guest, Prof. Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad, Head of Department, University Institute of Physical Therapy (UIPT), FAHS, UOL, welcomed the distinguished speakers, Dr. Altaf AhmadConsultant Microbiologist, Pakistan Kidney and liver Institute Research Center, Lahore,(PKLI & RC), Dr. Summiya Nizamuddin, Consultant Microbiologist, Shaukat Khanam Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Lahore and Mr. Imran Allah Loke, Infection Control Practitioner, Shaukat Khanam Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Lahore.

 Prof. Dr. Nazar Ullah Raja, head of department UIMLT, gave overview about University Institute of Medical Lab Technology.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Altaf Ahmadgave informative and explanatory talk on the emergence of antibiotic resistance. A very informative lecture on Laboratory Acquired Infections was delivered by Dr. Summiya Nizamuddin. Mr. Imran Allah Loke, enlightened us about proper hand washing for the precaution and control of infections at the hospital.

Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani, Dean Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, paid a vote of thanks to guest speakers and participants. In the end, Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gilani distributed shields and certificates to the distinguished speakers.   

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