Karachi, December 30, 2017 (PPI-OT):The certificate awarding ceremony of SIUT’s students voluntary program winter session was held at SIUT marking the conclusion of the week long 49th batch. These week long programs are held during the summer and winter vacations of the educational institutions of the country where students are geared towards training in the basic principles of community services, patient care and civic education. The volunteers during their training are also exposed and trained as how to mitigate the plight and sufferings of their fellow brethren. In a way the volunteers learn the positive and productive role they can play as useful and responsible member of the society.
During the training which is spanned for 30 hours’, the students of high school, intermediate and O/A level hailing from all major schools and colleges were shown and they were attached with various department including OPD’s, radiology, clinical laboratory, oncology, dialysis, transplantation, lithotripsy, medical and surgical sciences. The participants also engaged themselves with the admitted patients as well as the outpatients beside the children patients.
A number of 132 students participated in this 49th batch making the grand total of 5580 students who have so far benefited from this program since its inception in 2006. The certificate awarding ceremony included certificate and gifts distribution and life stories of transplant dialysis patients. Concluding ceremony was largely attended by teachers, parents, students and staff members of SIUT including doctors.
For more information, contact:
Transplant Society of Pakistan
Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT)
Civil Hospital Karachi 74200,
Tel: +92-21-99215752, +92-21-99215718
Fax: +92-21-99215469, +92-21-99215362