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Women in Dentistry – the trend setters

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FAISALABAD – The 1st International Women Dental Conference at the University of Faisalabad will be held at Faisalabad on 10th to 12th of April, 2015 in collaboration with Dental News – the theme of the congress is  Women in Dentistry, the Trend Setters. The event is supported by the Higher Education Commission and Pakistan Dental Association.
The conference aims to highlight the emerging role of female practitioners in the field of Dentistry in Pakistan, as well as to encourage women to join the profession after their BDS. The participants of the conference will come from all over Pakistan, including; private practitioners, distinguished faculty members and students. The event is to host several key speakers from Pakistan and abroad focusing on the subject of Women dentists as the new trend setters in the dental fraternity.
The distinguished guests and speakers will share their experience and expertise on the leading role of female dentist around the world and especially in Pakistan. The conference is aimed to encourage women to take greater role in the field of specialized dentistry in being a positive force in their community.
“We are very excited to hold the first Women Dentist Conference at the University of Faisalabad and look forward to see the participants take a learning experience from the event “said the principal of UMDC, Dental Section, Faisalabad, Prof Akhtar Bokhari.
The Patron in Chief of the event is Begum Mian Mohammad Saleem – wife of the Founder Chairman of the Madina Foundation. The patrons are Prof. Dr. Tasleem Hosein, Prof. Dr. Nazia Yazdani, Prof. Dr. Talat Firdous, Prof. Abida Ejaz and Brig. Shehnaz Nasim.
The conference will encompass scientific sessions and workshops by the speakers, including entrepreneurship in dentistry and practice management. The event will also hold Poster/ Table clinic competition, Research Competition, Presentation skills competition, Qirat & Na’at competition and Quiz competition for the participants of the conference. All the activities hold cash prizes for the winners and runners up.
PDA Faisalabad oath taking ceremony will also take place during the congress and Prof Dr Saqib Rashid will administer the oath.

March 27, 2015
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