PESHAWAR: Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar has handed over the updated MBBS modular curriculum to Bolan Medical College (BMC) Quetta and Gandhara University (GU), Peshawar.

In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was held in the senate hall of KMU in which Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Aamir Sultan Tareen was the chief guest, while vice-chancellor KMU Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haq, Registrar Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Gandapur, vice chancellor Gandhara University prof. Dr. Ijaz Hasan Khattak, Director of Medical Education Bolan Medical College Dr. Iftikhar Ali Kakar, former Principal KMC Prof. Dr. Zia ul Islam, APPNA USA Representative Dr. Atiq Samdani and Director IHPE Dr. Baraikhna Jameel, heads of various institutions and the faculty were also present at the occasion.

Addressing the event, Health Secretary Amir Sultan Tareen said that health and education are two important pillars of the social sector and their development is directly related to the overall improvement of society. He said that we need revolutionary reforms at the policy level instead of wasting our energies on transfer posting in these two sectors. He said that reforms in the curriculum of medical education are not only the need of time, but through it, we can also succeed in introducing an excellent and comprehensive healthcare system.

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