PESHAWAR -  A two-day workshop on introduction to osteopathy concluded at the Khyber Medical University Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Peshawar on Monday.

Dr Heidi Gaissmaier and Dr Cristine Bauer from Germany, Dr Faisal Naqvi from Canada and Dr Syed Haider Ali and Dr Usmara from Pakistan were the main facilitators of the workshop.

The facilitators expressed their deep gratitude to the organisers who successfully organised this workshop.

It was attended by a large number of healthcare professionals arrived from different parts of the province.

It is imperative to mention here that osteopathy is a new growing medical field which is recognised in the developed countries. However, this growing medical field is still new in the developing countries like Pakistan.

The treatment option provided by osteopaths is relatively less expensive and patients with chronic medical conditions can benefits from this in a relatively shorter period.

At the end of the two-day workshop, certificate distribution ceremony was held at Multipurpose Hall of KMU which was attended by members from affiliated institutes of KMU and rehabilitation members of various tertiary care hospitals.

KMU Vice-Chancellor Dr Arshad Javaid welcomed the idea of introducing this new medical field in the province and asked Director IPM&R, Dr Haider Darain for planning and working in collaboration with international Osteopaths for bringing this new medical field to the province.

Beside others KMU Registrar Dr Mohammad Saleem Gandapur, Dean Allied Health Sciences Dr Musarrat Jabin Director IPM&R Dr Haider Darian, faculty and a large number of students attended the closing ceremony.



Bureau Report