The Saudi Fee for Well being Specialties (SCHS) has acknowledged the postgraduate levels of two Pakistani public-sector medical universities in seven specialties.
This can be a vital growth for these aiming to earn a livelihood within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) because it opens new avenues for contemporary postgraduates and permits for many who are already working there to improve their statuses to ‘consultants’.
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The SCHS has reportedly accorded accreditation to Grasp of Surgical procedure (MS) in Orthopaedics, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Physician of Drugs (MD) in Gastroenterology, and Dermatology, and Medical Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology from the King Edward Medical College (KEMU).
It has additionally acknowledged the Grasp of Maternal and Baby Well being program supplied by the College of Well being Sciences (UHS).
All of Pakistan’s public sector medical universities had approached the SCHS for the popularity of their levels, nevertheless it had solely accorded accreditation to the KEMU and the UHS.
Following this growth, KEMU now seeks recognition for its different packages as effectively.
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Whereas thanking the SCHS for prioritizing Pakistan’s oldest medical establishments, the KEMU’s Registrar, Dr. Riasat Ali, stated, “We’re actively pursuing the case and hopefully most of our packages will likely be acknowledged within the coming version”.
The colleges’ race to get accreditated had begun on the idea of a deceptive report relating to the sacking of medical doctors following the de-accreditation of MS/MD packages by the KSA and different Center Japanese nations final yr.
It was later revealed that the MS/MD packages had by no means been acknowledged by the SCHS within the first place and that there had been no query of de-accreditation in any respect.