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    MENTAL HEALTH DAY | 11-Oct-10

    Liaquat National Medical College, celebrated the World Mental Health Day on October 11, 2010. Head of the dept. of Community Medicine Prof. Rafiq A .Soomro gave welcome speech followed by a brief introduction of the importance of the World Mental Health Day. The theme address was given by Dr Aisha Head of the Psychiatry dept. in which she highlighted the prevalence of the mental illness in Pakistan and worldwide. She told the audience that mental health has not been given due importance in Pakistan although quite a big segment of population suffer from psychiatric problems. There is shortage of qualified persons and lack of the facilities for the prevention & treatment of those diseases.

    Two students of the 4th year, (Mr. Moiz & Miss. Nabeeha) gave presentations on “Chronic physical illness and mental health continued and integrated care for relief of mental health” respectively.

    A very good debate competition program was also arranged on the issue of the mental illness in which ten students of different years of the MBBS took active part and got the appreciation from the audience. Team B won the debate competition.

    Miss Fatima of 4th year MBBS class read the scientific paper on the mental health of the refugees staying at the Gadaap relief camp arranged by the Liaquat National hospital & Liaquat National Medical College. According to this survey majority of the people were suffering from mental illness with few people having developed suicidal thoughts.

    Dr Iqtidar Taufeeq and Dr. Aisha of psychiatry dept. organized a play & concert which was enjoyed by audience and at the same time highlighted the health educative message.

    Principal of LNMC, Prof. Dr Amir Ali Shoro encouraged the medical students to take active part not only in these programs but also pay proper attention to regularity & punctuality in their studies & examinations.

    In the end Dr. Salman Faridi, Medical Director, LNH appreciated the efforts of Community Medicine & Psychiatry dept. for arranging a well attended academic and entertaining program.

    The occasion ended on the distribution of trophies and the merit certificates amongst the students who took part in all these activities by the MD, LNH Dr Salman Faridi & the Principal Dr Prof. Ameer A Shoro.

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