University of Health Sciences (Lahore)
|Established||October 2, 2002|
|Chairman||Muhammad Ishaq Dar|
|Chancellor||Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood|
|Vice-Chancellor||Maj. Gen (R) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam|
|Location||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
University of Health Sciences Lahore(Urdu: یونیورسٹی آف ہیلتھ سائینس لاہور) is an Medical University Located at Lahore. It is internationally recognised student centered research university with a mission of improvement of Health Care delivery to populace.
The university regulates and coordinates the activities of medical education, training & research institutions throughout the province of Punjab. It is also the provincial authority of Punjab which conducts Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) every year.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, allied health sciences, bio-medical engineering and nursing.
- Worldwide-recognized edges and disciplines are offered similar to that in the Europe and United States.
- Degree awarded is well recognized by the HEC and PM&DC.
UHS was awarded “Best Educational Institute in Healthcare” by World Education Congress Asia.
UHS is research-intensive. Its ethos from its beginning has been to produce highly relevant research that solves real health problems and improve people’s quality of life.
At present extensive on-campus research is going on in 183 areas including Asthma, Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Typhoid, Infertility, Environmental Pollution, various types of Cancer, Genetic Disorders, Consanguinity, DNA Analysis, Developmental Abnormalities, Metabolic Syndromes, Hepatitis B & C, Liver and Renal Disorders.
A high-tech Resource Lab and an Experimental Research Lab (Animal House) have been established for research purposes.
The UHS Library acts as resource center cum library. The latest edition of medical books are acquired to cater the information needs of students and faculty with access to HEC Digital Library with more than 23,000 online journals with full text/abstracts and 40,000 online books. A reference service is provided to UHS students specially using MEDLINE and MEDLAR databases.
Within a short time of its formation, the University has developed collaboration with several International Institutes. Prominent among them are Duke University, University of Texas Houston, University of Pittsburgh, Center of Disease Control (CDC) Atlanta, University of Liverpool, University of Glasgow, University of Nottingham, University of Reim France and University of Muenster Germany.