Pakistan Dental Association was given a unique honour at the 40th APDC in Manila where Asia-Pacific Dental Federation and Philippines Dental Association accepted PDA President Dr Mahmood Shah’s request of giving PDA Life Time Achievement Awards to International Dental Stalwarts, at the Gala Night of 40th APDC.
Dr Mahmood Shah, PDA President, gave 05 Life Time Achievement Awards to FDI, APDF, ICCDE Presidents, APDF Secretary General and APDC Chairman.
A special Humanity Award was presented to Prof Dr S.M. Balaji in recognition of his outstanding contributions in Cranio-Facial Surgery. Prof Dr Balaji provided free treatment, airfare, boarding and lodging for poor patients from Pakistan seeking treatment in Chennai, India.
Pakistani child from Nawabshah, Sindh, with congenital cranio-facial clefts was successfully treated free of cost along with boarding and lodging by Dr Balaji at Chennai, India.