PESHAWAR -- Khyber Medical University (KMU) Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (IPM and R) Peshawar in collaboration with Paraplegic Centre Hayatabad marked world OT day by arranging a seminar followed by a walk at the main university campus.
In this connection Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid Vice Chancellor KMU was the chief guest of the event whereas, besides a huge number of students, Director IPM and R Dr. Haider Darain, Dean Public Health Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq, Dr. Nazish, Dr. Zunaira, staff from Paraplegic Centre Peshawar and faculty of IPM and R were also present at the occasion.
The first World Occupational Therapy (OT) Day was observed on October 27, 2010. Since then, it's become an important date in the allied health calendar to promote and celebrate occupational therapy as a profession.
The goal of World OT day is to increase the visibility of occupational therapists around the world. This includes educating the general public on what OTs do, as well as promoting the mission and goals of occupational therapy itself. The theme for this year is 'Improving world health and wellbeing'.
While talking to the seminar Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid VC KMU said that Occupational Therapy is a very...