relatively caters to middle-income groups whereas JPMC and CHK are government institutes with a majority of the population from lower socio-economic background.
"It has been recognized as a center of excellence for Tuberculosis by the World Health Organization," said the OICD
Muhammad Masroor, Principal, Dow International Medical College in his welcome address said OICD
being a 225 bed hospital is one of the best TB hospitals of Karachi.
We are grateful to DUHS and National/Provincial TB Control Programmes which fund the tuberculosis services at OICD
Iftkhar Ahmed, Director-OICD sharing his views on the occasion said that OICD
is treating more than 0.2 m TB patients annually among them 10% patients need surgery.
He further informed that recently the Department of Thoracic Surgery has also been added at OICD
, where patients are treated after admissions.
Iftikhar Ahmed, Director OICD
were also present at the occasion.
Dr Ali Bin Zuberi from AKUH and Dr Faisal Zuberi from OICD
also delivered lectures.
Turbo is a hybrid from the 1988 Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Sunflower Subnetwork Hybrid Trial that was obtained through an Office for International Cooperation and Development (OICD
) germplasm exchange program with the Research Institute for Cereals and Industrial Crops, Fundulea, Romania.
Romania R-Line Pop- 1 was obtained in 1986 through an Office of International Cooperation and Development (OICD
) germplasm exchange with Romania.