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  Department of Neonatology (FACILITIES)


Prof. Mahmood Jamal MBBS, MCPS (Pak), FCPS(Pak) Professor &
Head of Department Dr. Haider Sherazi MBBS, DCH, MCPS, FCPS (Pak), Assistant Professor.
Dr. Nusrat Khan MBBS, DCH, FCPS (Pak), Senior Registrar
Dr. Maqbool Hussain MBBS, Registrar

Faculty:

The department is headed by a Professor of Neonatology. In addition we have an Associate Professor and an Assistant Professor and two senior registrars.

Prof Mahmood Jamal MCPS, FCPS

Associate Professor:

Dr. Iqtada Haider Shirazi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nusrat Khan

Senior Registrars

Dr. Shireen Gul

Dr. SadiaRiaz

Training programmes:

Academically the department is actively engaged in imparting training in the field of neonatology to all kinds of health professionals. We have exclusive neonatology training programme for FCPS neonatology, MD Neonatal medicine and House physicians. At the moment we have 2 FCPS and 6 MD post graduates being trained exclusively in Neonatal medicine. In addition we have rotational training in neonatology for the FCPS, DCH /MCPS pediatrics.

Regular teaching activities:

Weekly class- Topic discussion

Weekly Mortality and morbidity review

Weekly CPC

Fortnightly perinatal meeting/symposia

Daily teaching round

Training of doctors / Nurses from other institutes:

We conduct regular training workshops for doctors all over the country. These trainings are conducted in Collaboration with WHO/UNICEF/USAID/JICA.

Worth mentioning training workshops are:

One week workshop onEssential newborn care & Training of trainers in essential newborn care  in collaboration with World Health Organization

In country training program on Skill development in newborn care by Ministry of Health and UNFPA.

Six weeks In country training programme on safe management of newborn infant by JICA.

Two weeks Advance skills training in neonatology by PAIMAN

Four weeks Training of Midwifery nursing students in Neonatology.

We also train District pediatricians in Neonatology in Collaboration with WHO/UNICEF

Screening programmes:

We regularly screen our newborns for the preventable diseases in collaboration with other hospitals. Worth mentioning are:

Screening for hypothyroidism in collaboration with nuclear oncology research institute.

Screening for retinopathy of prematurity in collaboration with Al-Shifa eye hospital.

Screening for congenital malformations in collaboration with Quaid-e-Azam University.

Screening for hearing in collaboration with National Institute of Rehab medicine.

Future Plans

We plan to further strengthen neonatal services in PIMS and continue with training of Doctors, pediatricians, Obstetricians and other health care providers in essential neonatal care

Establishment of perinatal center with an objective to provide advanced (intensive) care to the newborns referred from the community and other hospitals. Original PC-I amounting to Rs.1.3 Billion was submitted in June 2007

To develop a community outreach program through linkages with other health facilities of Islamabad Capital Area and develop a model facility for training of Community Health Workers, Physicians in the field of Neonatal Medicine.

To develop a National Focal Center for investigations and research in the field of Neonatal/ Perinatal medicine in future. There are numerous inherited metabolic and genetic problems in the country with no facilities at all for their screening, investigation, management and preventive counseling.

 





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