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IMDC’s Career Development Office organizes a Career Carnival



The aim of the event was to provide a platform for students, alumni, house officers, postgraduates and medical officers to explore various career paths in the healthcare sector.
Vice-Chancellor of SZABMU, Prof. Dr. Tanwir Khaliq graced the event with his presence as the Chief Guest. IMDC CEO Yasir Khan Niazi, and Principal Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Ahmed also attended the carnival to encourage the students, graduates, faculty, and organizers.



The carnival witnessed an overwhelming and enthusiastic response from student, esteemed faculty members, HODs, and college administration. This remarkable turnout highlighted the importance of the event in fostering educational and professional growth. The career carnival proved to be an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to interact with experts, gain insights into various medical career paths in Medical, Dental, Allied Health Sciences, Army Medical Corps, PLAB, USMLE, FCPS and many more. They had an enjoyable time at stalls with career-oriented and personality assessment activities. The participants commended the event's exceptional organization and found it highly informative.
Speaking at the occasion, CEO Yasir Niazi highlighted the significance of IMDC's CDO, stating that it is a unique concept implemented to create an enabling environment for the youth aspiring to become the leaders in patient care and medical education fields. He emphasized the college's commitment to providing the best possible guidance to students for their bright future through such useful events.
Imran Ali Ghouri, Head of IMDC Communications, expressed IMDC’s dedication to the career paths of its students and told journalists that the college would continue to organize events like the career carnival, focusing on providing the best guidance and support for the students' professional growth.
The VC talked to media and told that IMDC's carnival undoubtedly served as an inspiration and an invaluable source of information for all attendees. He added that with the active participation of experts, such events are of paramount importance to successfully pave the way for medical excellence and to inspire students to pursue their dreams in the healthcare field.


IMDC' MBBS student wins 1st prize in WHO & Health Ministry's Tobacco Control Art Exhibition



Congratulations to Alisha Atiq, MBBS 2nd year student from Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC), for winning the first prize in the Tobacco Control Art Exhibition 2023. The event was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) Pakistan in collaboration with Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC), ICT Administration Islamabad, and The Union (Not for Profit Organization). The campaign invited students from various educational institutions to participate in an art competition, with the theme of "Grow Food, Not Tobacco" by WHO in honor of World No Tobacco Day 2023.



IMDC is proud of its students' accomplishments and acknowledges their dedication to showcasing their talents in various domains. Such achievements highlight the commitment and creativity of IMDC students, both within their academic pursuits and in other aspects of life.


IMDC's Student Research Society conducts inaugural Poster Mania competition



More than 90 students and 30 teams comprised MBBS, BDS, and AHS showcased their medical research-based posters.
Major General (R) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam, a renowned educationist with numerous national and international awards and nearly four decades of active teaching and research experience in Physiology, was the Chief Guest.
A panel of judges included Principal IMDC Prof. Dr. Irfan Syed, Deputy Director ANTH Dr. Areej Neyazi, Prof. Dr. Naghmi Asif, and Dr. Hina Mehmood, the Head of Periodontology. Chairman of ANTH/IMDC Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi and Managing Director Yasir Khan Niazi graced the event with their presence.
In the Original Writing category, the first position was secured by Nibras Randhawa and his team (3rd-year MBBS), the second position was awarded to Hassaan Farooq (4th-year MBBS) and Dr. Noor ul Ain (House Officer), and the third place was achieved by Dr. Shamama Asif, a Post Graduate trainee from Islamabad Dental Hospital. In the Scientific Writing category, Mina Waheed secured the first position, a team from BDS won the second position, and Romaan Faisal & Muhammad Murad and their respective team shared the third place. The winners were honored with shields, certificates, and cash prizes.



The Chief Guest praised the IMDC for its contributions to medical research. Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi addressed the audience and expressed gratitude to the Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Asma Irfan, the Patron in Chief of SRS, acknowledged the remarkable research efforts undertaken by her team.
The SRS expressed deep gratitude to the institute and, in particular, the Managing Director, Yasir Khan Niazi, for his unwavering support and encouragement.


IMDC/ANTH arrange an Art and Decoration Competition on Int'l Nurses Day Competition



All sections of the Nursing department showcased their creativity and enthusiasm, turning the hospital into a mesmerizing work of art.
ANTH's CEO Yasir Niazi, Director Hospital Col (R) Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi, Deputy Director Dr. Areej Neyazi, CFO Hasan Ali Khan, Chief of Nursing Riffat Farzana and Prof. Dr. Naghmi Asif visited the decorated departments. The Director Hospital, CFO and Dr. Naghmi took on the role of judges, exploring every corner of the hospital to evaluate the beautifully decorated areas. After careful consideration, the Obstetrics & Gynecologic section of the nursing department claimed the well-deserved 1st prize, while the talented team at the OPD on Level 1 secured the runner-up position. The dedicated nursing team of ANTH Female Ward on Level 4 got the 3rd position.



International Nurses Day 2023 was celebrated at ANTH with unparalleled zeal and zest, with colorful activities on May 11 and May 12, highlighting the invaluable contributions of our nurses. The patients and their attendants were pleased to see the festivity at ANTH. The hospital management expressed their heartfelt appreciation for the CON and the entire department for commemorating this significant day with healthy and positive activities.


Int'l Nurses Day ’23 commemorated at IMDC / ANTH / INC



Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH), Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC) and Islamabad Nursing College (INC) organized a colorful event to commemorate International Nurses Day 2023 with an aim to pay tribute to the nursing community for their invaluable services to humanity.
A large number of nurses, nursing students, nursing faculty, doctors, other medical professionals and people from different walks of life participated enthusiastically in the event where tableau, songs, quiz, parody skits and poetry segments were performed. The audience learnt a great deal about the profession of nursing from these activities and from the insightful speeches of the management and nursing professionals.



IMDC and ANTH Chairman Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi, Managing Director Yasir Khan Niazi, ANTH Director ANTH Col (R) Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi, Deputy Director Dr. Areej Neyazi and Chief of Nursing Riffat Farzana along with other top management officials were also present on this occasion to appreciate nurses’ dedication, compassion, and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care to the patients.
The Chairman and Managing Director distributed awards and certificates among nurses in acknowledgement of their immeasurable contributions in caregiving.


IMDC awards degrees to Medical, Dental, Nursing, Allied Health students



Islamabad Medical & Dental College held convocation for its Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences pass-outs. Hundreds of MBBS, BDS, DPT, MLT and Nursing graduates attended the event along with their parents and family members.
Lieutenant General Nigar Johar Khan, Former Surgeon General/DGMS (IS) graced the event as the Chief Guest. Other notables who attended the event included Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Tanwir Khaliq and Registrar Dr. Maqbool Hussain. Academic, intellectual, corporate and social personalities and media representatives participated in a large number in the convocation.
IMDC’s Chairman Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi, Managing Director Yasir Khan Niazi, Principal Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Ahmed, Project Director Dr. Khurshid Ahmed and Principal Dental Section Prof. Dr. Haroon Shahid Qazi welcomed the guests. IMDC’s Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and HODs of different departments of the college were present on this occasion.



Lieutenant General Nigar Johar Khan presented medals to the best graduates and acknowledged the efforts of IMDC to impart high quality medical education along with advising the graduates to uphold the best professional ethics while practicing in the sacred field of medicine. Addressing the graduates, the Chief Guest said that "I am confident that you will make your college and your country proud of you through your hard work, perseverance and dedicated service to humanity."
Principal IMDC Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Ahmed advised the graduates to keep learning new knowledge and enhancing their professional skills to be able to always better serve the ailing humanity.
Graduates and their parents were glad and thanked IMDC management for organizing such an excellent convocation for awarding them medals and degrees.
IMDC management expressed that the college is always following its moto of “providing a base to serve humanity,” and it will keep making significant contributions in the field of medical education and healthcare.


IMDC/ANTH hold a hiking event at Margalla hiking trail 3



Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC) in collaboration with Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) organized a hiking event at Margalla hiking trail 3 in Islamabad with a colorful opening ceremony.
A large number of medical, dental, physical therapy, allied health sciences, and nursing students, faculty members, as well as people from different walks of life, participated in the hiking event with full zeal and zest. Top management of IMDC and ANTH and staff members were also present at the opening ceremony to encourage students.



The hiking event, which included music and fun activities, ended with a prize distribution ceremony. Students, faculty members, and other partakers thanked IMDC management for organizing such a useful event which they enjoyed a great deal and expressed that they expect the college would arrange more such activities for them in the future.

Managing Director Yasir Khan Niazi met with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Sadiq Sanjrani

Managing Director of Islamabad Medical & Dental College and Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital Yasir Khan Niazi had a meeting with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Sadiq Sanjrani to discuss the situation of Healthcare and Medical Education in Pakistan.
The Chairman Senate acknowledged the contributions made by IMDC/ANTH for the betterment of these sectors. He also appreciated IMDC's contribution in providing Medical Education opportunities to students from different provinces, especially Balochistan. Challenges faced by medical colleges and their possible solutions were also discussed in the meeting.




Islamabad Medical & Dental College, ANTH organize successful cricket Tournament



Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC) in collaboration with Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) successfully conducted annual Cricket Tournament in Islamabad. IMDC, ANTH, Islamabad Dental Hospital, Islamabad Nursing College, Department of Physical Therapy and Medical Lab Technology teams participated in the tournament. Students, faculty and staff members took part in the event with full zeal and zest. Senior management of IMDC and ANTH was present on this occasion to encourage the players. IDH won the tournament while IMDC was the runners-up. ANTH and MLT teams were the semifinalists in the tournament.
Yasir Niazi, IMDC/ANTH’s Managing Director, said on this occasion that IMDC and ANTH organize extra-curricular activities every year and it is dedicated to providing healthy environment to its students alongside educating these aspiring medical practitioners who would serve the community by inculcating values of professionalism, life-long learning, physical fitness, competent practice of medicine and ethical research.
Imran Ali Ghouri, In charge of IMDC/ANTH’s Communications, told media that the cricket tournament was held to motivate students particularly to be part of extra-curricular activities in order to be fit mentally as well as physically, adding that ”it also helps in raising awareness in the society about adopting a healthy lifestyle.” He further told that IMDC also organizes co-curricular activities week every year, which includes sports like volleyball, basketball, badminton, table tennis, cricket along with fun fair, bake sale, arts exhibition, quiz, debates and poetry competitions. The management expressed that the organization is determined to providing conducive environment to each of the students and staff memebers so their intellectual and physical capabilities are groomed in the best possible way.



Multi-Specialty Camp at Centaurus Mall | ANTH Executive Clinics

Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital's Executive Clinics in G-8 Markaz, Islamabad, arranged a Medical Camp at Centaurus Mall, Islamabad, on last weekend where thousands of people were facilitated with medical advice, nutrition advice, screening and fitness testing at no cost along with free medications.
The visitors were also presented with giveaways and discount vouchers. General public and the Mall's management appreciated the efforts of ANTH’s Executive Clinics for successfully organizing the camp and raising awareness about prevention and treatment of certain diseases in the community.




Medical Camp at Safa Gold Mall, Islamabad | ANTH Executive Clinics

Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital's Executive Clinics in G-8 Markaz, Islamabad, arranged a Medical Camp at Safa Gold Mall, Islamabad, where hundreds of people visited to receive medical advice, screening, nutrition advice and fitness testing. The visitors were also presented with giveaways and discount vouchers. General public and the Mall's management appreciated the efforts of ANTH’s Executive Clinics for successfully organizing the camp and raising awareness about prevention and treatment of certain diseases in the community.




Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC) and Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) celebrated Pink Day to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise public awareness about self-examination, screening, prevention and treatment of Breast Cancer


The event included awareness stalls, bake sales, fun games, creative artworks, poster competition, pink ribbons and educational materials distribution alongside an awareness walk.
Chairman ANTH/IMDC, Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi, inaugurated the event with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the presence of Md Yasir Khan Niazi, Principal IMDC Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Ahmad and Director Hospital Col. (R) Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi.
A large number of doctors, students, faculty members and people of other walks of life participated in the event. The Chairman appreciated the management, staff, and students for their efforts to raise awareness about this fatal disease.
ANTH is committed to spreading awareness and providing quality Breast Cancer services in its One-Stop Breast Clinic, and emphasizes the importance of early detection to cure this fatal disease as it is easier to treat when found early.
The hospital and college are also organizing awareness sessions in various educational institutions and the corporate sector to spread the message of self-examination and screening for early detection of Breast Cancer.



The Career Development Office (CDO) in collaboration with the DPT Department, IMDC, conducted an exclusive session on "Career Opportunities for DPT Graduates"


Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Sajjad (HOD & Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University) was invited to talk to DPT students regarding national and international job opportunities for them in academic and clinical sectors.



Managing Director ANTH/IMDC, Yasir Khan Niazi, was also present on the occasion and encouraged the students to excel in their careers and make wise decisions when appropriate. The speaker also addressed the questions of students at the end of an informative session.

Community Medicine Department of IMDC set up a heart screening point in the college on account of World Heart Day 2022


Many students, faculty members and senior management visited the screening point and got their screening done. World Heart Day is an opportunity for everyone to stop and consider how best to use their hearts for humanity, for nature and for themselves.



Islamabad Medical & Dental College and Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital donated funds and other goods to AlKhidmat Foundation Pakistan on September 15, 2022, for providing much-needed relief to the flood-affected victims in different areas of Pakistan.


IMDC and ANTH initiated the Flood Relief Drive in the wake of recent floods in Pakistan and garnered around PKR 4 million worth of relief items including 3.25 million in cash and many other items like food, clothes & medicines. Senior management of IMDC and ANTH welcomed the visiting team of AlKhidmat Foundation led by Air Marshal (R) Farooq Habib.
Chairman IMDC/ANTH Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi handed over the donation cheque and other items to the foundation team. The Chairman appreciated the hospital and college staff for making the initial phase of this drive a big success, further expressing that the organizations will keep collaborating with AlKhidmat to help the needy people in flood-hit areas.
Yasir Niazi, Managing Director IMDC/ANTH, said on this occasion that in view of the urgent need of help for the flood affected people in Pakistan, the hospital and college initiated the flood relief campaign and started conducting free medical camps in the flood-affected areas to provide free care and medicines. He further said that IMDC & ANTH will continue to carry out more work in this regard in coming days.
Alkhidmat team thanked the IMDC & ANTH management for the enthusiastic and meaningful contribution toward the noble cause of helping the suffering humanity.



Islamabad Medical & Dental College in collaboration with Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital conducted a free medical camp in Bahrain, Swat.


Nearly 500 patients were seen in the camp where they received free medical checkup & medicines. This was the only medical camp in the region with female doctors keeping in mind the cultural sensitivities. The locals appreciated IMDC & ANTH's efforts for them during these hard times.



IMDC/ANTH conducted an Awareness Seminar and Physio Walk on World Physiotherapy Day 2022 (September 10, 2022)


Islamabad Medical & Dental College in collaboration with Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital conducted an awareness seminar and physio walk on World Physiotherapy Day 2022.
Renowned professors and doctors from various health institutions, physiotherapy students and the college management participated in the seminar & walk to spread awareness about healthy lifestyle as well as the preventive measures & treatment options for good health.
Chairman IMDC Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi graced the event with his presence and paid tribute to all physiotherapists for their invaluable contributions that they make to society.
Yasir Khan Niazi, Managing Director of IMDC, expressed on this occasion that the physiotherapy field is ever evolving so along with the introduction of the latest curriculum, workshops and seminars like these are always helpful in educating doctors and students about the latest techniques and modern research in the field.
The speakers stressed upon the need of raising awareness about the importance of physiotherapy for enabling people to move well and live their life independently. The students thanked the IMDC & ANTH management for organizing such an informative seminar.



ANTH/IMDC Accredited by College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)


Islamabad Medical & Dental College and Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital have been accredited by College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS) Training in General Surgery, Pediatrics, Radiology & Obstetrics and Gynecology Departments and Member of the College of Physicians & Surgeons (MCPS) Training in Radiology Department.
CPSP awarded the accreditation in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations for accreditation of training programs on the basis of a thorough physical inspection of various departments ANTH and IMDC.



ANTH/IMDC hosted ICCI at Serena Hotel, Islamabad


Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industries' President Muhammad Shakeel Munir, Senior VP Jamshaid Akhtar Sheikh & VP Muhammad Fahim Khan along with a large number of ICCI members and top executives of several renowned businesses were invited to the Healthcare Excellence Award ceremony hosted by IMDC/ANTH, flagship projects of GAK Healthcare Int'l, at Serena Hotel Islamabad.
ICCI President presented the Healthcare Excellence Award to ANTH/IMDC’s Chairman Dr. Ghulam Akbar Khan Niazi. ICCI SVP and VP also presented souvenirs to the Chairman and Yasir Khan Niazi, Managing Director of ANTH/IMDC & CEO of GAK Healthcare Int'l.
Earlier the ICCI Healthcare Excellence Award was given to the hospital by the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi in the chamber’s 5th Business Excellence Awards ceremony held last month at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad.
On the occasion, Yasir Khan Niazi expressed that ANTH, IMDC and GAK Healthcare Int'l would continue to collaborate with ICCI and all other relevant stakeholders to bring improvements in the fields of healthcare and medical education.


The Career Development Officer (CDO), IMDC arranged a session on Patient Safety Discipline on its First Anniversary

The Career Development Office (CDO), IMDC celebrated 1 year of its success with Prof. Dr. Mussadiq Khan. A session on Patient Safety Discipline was conducted and a large number of students and faculty members participated. Chairman IMDC distributed shields among all those who played a vital role in the success of CDO.

Independence Day Celebrations at Islamabad Medical & Dental College


Islamabad Medical & Dental College celebrated Independence Day with full zeal & zest. The HR department of IMDC distributed badges among the faculty, students, staff and senior management. All of them marked their presence with renewed hopes of a prosperous Pakistan.



Independence Day Celebrations at Islamabad Medical & Dental College


Islamabad Medical & Dental College celebrated Independence Day with full zeal & zest. The HR department of IMDC distributed badges among the faculty, students, staff and senior management. All of them marked their presence with renewed hopes of a prosperous Pakistan.



Independence Day Celebrations at Islamabad Medical & Dental College


After the quick paced and fun filled Co-Curricular week held at IMDC in March 2022, came the much-anticipated prize distribution ceremony on the 1st of July, 2022.
The ceremony was attended by the Chairman Dr. Akbar Khan Niazi, Chief Pathologist/Advisor to Chairman Prof. Dr. Khalid Hassan, Dean Health Sciences Prof. Dr. Syed Shoaib Hussain Shah, Director Hospital Col. (R) Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi and various Heads of Departments.
The winning students were awarded trophies, medals, shields and certificates for different events such as the Quiz, Literary and Art Competitions including the Hike. Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis and Cricket were the games for which prizes were distributed.
The Faculty Chief Organizers of different events along with their teams were also honored with shields and certificates during the course of the ceremony.
Looking at the ecstatic faces and beaming smiles of the students honoured for various events and games, made everyone realize the importance of such events in a student’s life. IMDC takes precedence in always arranging such events regularly and on a grand scale. The ceremony ended with hopes for an equally, if not more successful next Co-Curricular Week!



Social Affairs Society (SAS), IMDC arranged Medical Camp for Transgenders


Islamabad Medical & Dental College (IMDC)’s Social Affairs Society (SAS), in collaboration with Dr Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH), arranged a free medical camp near Bari Imam, Islamabad for transgenders, who are the most neglected community.
A large number of transgenders benefitted from the medical camp where screening for diabetes and hypertension alongside vision checkup & BMI was provided. Consultations for general diseases and free medicines were also provided to everyone coming to the medical camp.



The participants were given education about the preventive measures and healthy lifestyle to maintain good health. Other than transgenders, some underprivileged people also attended the camp to avail free medical facilities and they were equally guided about healthy habits & diets.
The beneficiaries were glad to see such a useful step taken by ANTH & IMDC for them. They thanked the hospital and the college management & students, and expressed their wish to have more such medical camps on a regular basis.
Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital provides world class health facilities to everyone at affordable prices and with the camps like this, the hospital reaches out to underprivileged communities to deliver quality care at their doorstep free of cost.