Registrar Dr Mehmood Shaukat said the faculty shortage is a "common phenomenon" in medical colleges across the city, and that the situation in KEMU
is "still better" as compared to other medical institutions.
This year the KEMU
is celebrating its 150 years as a medical institution.
She said that laptops were given to 212 students of KEMU
purely on merit.
In Ghazal contest, Umar Meer NCA got 1st position, Musa Kazim got UOS 2nd position while Talha Talaal KEMU
got 3rd position.
The Chief Minister said that Punjab government had provided 120 acres of land for setting up new campus of KEMU
Later in a seminar at KEMU
, participants resolved to implement in letter and spirit the smoking ban in all medical colleges and hospitals across Punjab.
He said that participation in the annual convocation of KEMU
is an honour for him as this institution has been producing a number of prominent doctors for decades who are serving ailing humanity in Pakistan as well as abroad in a commendable manner.
Provincial Minister Health Khalil Tahir Sindhu, Minister Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan, Members National as well as Punjab Assembly belonging to Lahore, Additional Chief Secretary, Secretaries of concerned departments, IG Punjab, Commissioner and DCO Lahore, senior officers of Health Department, principals of various medical colleges, Vice Chancellor KEMU
He said earlier FJMC and KEMU
had earlier been granted temporary exemption from affiliation to the UHS, however, KEMU
was granted the status of a university later and FJMC had to be affiliated to the UHS.
The department has issued instructions to the VCs of KEMU
and University of Health Sciences.
Secretary Health Hassan Iqbal, Secretaries of various government departments, Additional Secretaries, Commissioner Lahore Imdad Ullah Bosal, Vice Chancellor KEMU
Special Secretary Health Babar Hayyat Tarrar, Convener Dengue Experts Advisory Group (DEAG) and VC KEMU