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Pakistan Dental Students win accolades in Dubai

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LAHORE : The University of Health Sciences (UHS) had recently sent a six-member delegation to Dubai – UAE for attending the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Dental and Oral Health, where these young Pakistani students won several rewards for exceptional performance and competitiveness

The OMICS Group conducted this international conference, from 21st April to 23rd April. It brought together more than 1,000 faculty members, post-doctorate candidates, graduate students, and undergraduates from medical institutions from all over; Asia, Africa, America and Europe.

The Pakistani delegation from UHS comprised of MPhil students of Oral Pathology Department and was led by Assistant Professor Dr Nadia Naseem.

In the poster competition, Dr Sunnaeyah Waris bagged the Third prize for her poster titled: Histopathological Changes in Gingival Tissues of Patients having Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Pakistan”.

Dr Samia Qadir received an overwhelming response on her presentation on; “The Oral Mucosal Changes in Patients of HIV/AIDS taking Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) in Pakistan”. Dr Qadir’s study highlighted the preventive aspects required to improve oral health which could enhance the quality of life and compliance to drug therapy for HIV patients.

Dr Rabia Anjum displayed her poster on: “The Clinico-pathological characteristics and Expression of CD10 in Soft Tissue Lesions Associated with Impacted Third Molar.”

Dr Abdul Khaliq displayed his poster titled; ” Morphological Changes in Oral Mucosa of Rabbit, Induced by Light Emitting Diode (LED) used as Dental Curing Light”.

Dr Mohayman Sarfaraz presented a paper on; “Oral Cytopatological Changes in Habitual Wet Snuff Dippers in Pakistan”.

The Head of UHS Pathology Department – Dr AH Nagi said, “The recognition we have recieved is particularly exciting for students, because they were competing with students not only from the local institutions, but also from among the leading research universities of the world.”

April 30, 2014

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