Over 1,200 get degrees atDow University of Health Sciences DUHS convocation
Karachi: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) held its fifth convocation on Sunday to give away degrees, medals and shields to more than 1,200 graduates in different disciplines at the university’s Ojha Campus.
The degrees were conferred on MBBS, BDS, nursing and medical technology graduates as well as postgraduates of 2013 and 2014 batches.
Sindh Health Minister Dr Sagheer Ahmed was the chief guest at the convocation attended by the faculty heads, DUHS academic council members, doctors, paramedics, students and their parents, besides dignitaries.
Dr Sagheer Ahmed, also the pro-chancellor of the university, said the day of convocation was a thirst-quenching occasion for all students and their parents alike. He told the graduates that they had chosen a profession which was meant to serve the humanity irrespective of patients’ caste, creed or faith.
DUHS Vice Chancellor Prof Masood Hameed Khan said that since its establishment, the university had produced 7,382 undergraduates and 1,190 postgraduates in all disciplines of medical and allied sciences.
Earlier, the minister distributed medals, certificates and shields to the position-holders.