Prof Adib Rizvi urges the future generation to engage in community services.


KARACHI -- SIUT student's volunteer program batch 54 winter session's certificate awarding ceremony was held at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, concluding a week-long exercise of community services undertaken by the young generation of Pakistan. This voluntary service week-long program for school and college children, initiated by SIUT since 2006, is conducted by SIUT at its premises during the summer and winter vacations with students to perform civic duties and community services for the society at large. The program has received an overwhelming response and is specially structured and formulated to motivate the students to experience life beyond their own and enhance their community service values.

To date, more than 6550 students have successfully completed the training program. Initially, Prof. Anwar Naqvi talked about the philosophy of SIUT's services and history. He said that the training spanned for 30 hours during which the participants interactively engaged themselves with the admitted patients as well as the outpatients especially the children patients. During the training, the students were rotated through various departments including OPDs, Dialysis, Transplantation , Lithotripsy, Radiology, Clinical Laboratory, Cancer, Hepato-gastroenterology and Medical and Surgical sciences.

An interactive and educative session of First Aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was imparted by the representative of Pakistan Red Crescent Society. Prof. Adib Rizvi, Director SIUT, said that this program not only provides a window for the...

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