Sahiwal (Sahiwal News LIve – 25 March 2021 – Arshad Butt) Sahiwal Medical College has crossed another milestone, PCR laboratory has been inaugurated in the pathology department, patients have been spared from going to other cities for PCR .
According to details, PCR laboratory has started work in the Department of Pathology, Sahiwal Medical College, which has made this important test facility available locally.
The laboratory is inaugurated by Dr. Khawar Saeed, Chairman Board of Management Sahiwal Medical College.
Principal Dr. Zahid Kamal Siddiqui, Head of Pathology Department Dr. Raees Abbas Lail and heads of other departments including Dr. Haroon Al-Rasheed Gilani, Dr. Zahid Sattar, Dr. Nisar Ahmed, Dr. Shahid Saeed, Dr. Khalil Ahmed, Dr. Umar Ajmal, Dr. Samiullah, Dr. Najam Al-Saqib, Dr. Saleem Hashmi, Dr. Anam Ashraf, Dr. Amna Urooj, Dr. Qarat Al-Ain, Dr. Saira Siraj and MS Dr. Abdul Waheed also participated in the ceremony.
Dr. Raees Ahmed Lail said that the inauguration of PCR Laboratory, Library, Museum and Histo Pathology in the Department of Pathology would be of great help in postgraduate research in the field.
He further said that with the personal interest of Principal Prof. Dr. Zahid Kamal Siddiqui, modern machines have been provided in the laboratory which has increased the test rate of patients many times.
From 2016, 234,600 patients were tested, while in 2020, more than 693,300 patients were tested.
Speaking on the occasion, the special guest Dr. Khawar Saeed termed the Department of Pathology as the backbone of the Medical College and said that the diagnosis of the disease is possible only due to the tests performed by the patient for which experienced staff and modern machinery play a vital role. Pays –
He termed the provision of PCR facilities in Sahiwal as a milestone in the field of medicine and assured that full efforts would be made to further enhance the medical facilities in Sahiwal Medical College.
Principal Prof. Dr. Zahid Kamal Siddiqui paid tributes to Prof. Dr. Raees Ahmed Lail and his team for providing all the necessary test facilities in the Department of Pathology and said that for post graduate research the needs of different departments of the college were met on priority basis. Will be done to make it a standard institution of medical education.