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      Aga Khan
      University
       
      Department for Educational Development (DED)
      Faculty of Health Sciences
        
      is pleased to announce the
      Advanced Level Course on
       
      “Leadership and Program Evaluation”
      July 16 - 27, 2007
       
      The Advanced Level Course on Leadership and Program Evaluation (ALC-PEL) aims to enhance the participants’ knowledge and skills in planning and conducting program evaluation, developing a plan for improvement or change and identifying leadership initiatives for implementing and sustaining educational change.
       Dr Alan Schwartz, PhD (University of California, Berkeley) is the Visiting Faculty for the course and will be conducting the Leadership Block  Dr Schwartz is Associate Professor University of Illinois at Chicago, DME, Course Director for Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Health Professions Education, Clinical Decision Making, and Introductory Quantitative Data Analysis. He serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Medical Decision Making and on the Boards of the Society for Medical Decision Making and Society for Judgment and Decision Making.
      Dr Schwartz research interests include the psychology of decision making in both patients and physicians, and describing the way physicians evaluate and integrate research evidence in clinical practice 
       
       
      Please note
      §         The course is open to participants involved in teaching health care professionals (ALL medical colleges, schools of nursing or colleges for allied health professions).
      §         Institutional and departmental chairs are encouraged to send nominations of interested faculty.
      §         The seats are limited in number. In addition, applicants/departmental nominees must meet required selection criteria.
      §         Funding from the Deans’ fund for course fee (other than books) will be available ONLY for top 10 participants from AKU on the basis of the selection criteria for graduates approved by the Board of Graduate Studies.
      §         Introductory Short Course is a pre-requisite for any Advanced Level Course
      §         Registrations must be submitted on-line through www.aku.edu/hped/lead
       
      .
       
      Deadline for receipt of applications: Wednesday May 02, 2007 by 5:00 pm.
       
       
       Introductory Short Course (ISC)
      in Health Professions Education (HPE)
       
      July 9 - 13, 2007  
       
      The one-week ISC - HPE is a full-time intensive face-to-face on-site course at AKU, which introduces participants to the main components in HPE.  These components including Curriculum Development, Teaching and Learning, Problem-Based Learning and Assessment are picked up as strands and dealt with in detail in each of the Advanced Level Courses (ALC).  ISC-HPE is mandatory for all new incoming Medical College Faculties irrespective of their participation in the ALC. Faculty who have already atten ded the ISC are not required to attend it again.
       
      For further details on both the courses please visit our website www.aku.edu/hped/lead or contact: Dr Misbah Mannan, Senior Assistant Manager, DED, Aga Khan University ; Phone: (009221)4862426, misbah.mannan@...   

       
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES

      DIVISION OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS

       
      RESEARCH OFFICER TRAINING PROGRAMME
       
      The Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences is pleased to announce openings in its Research Officer Training Programme (ROTP).
       
      This on-job training programme includes graduate level introductory courses in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health in the first three months of the program. A one year employment contract as “Research Officer” is awarded upon successful completion of the coursework.  Trainees, during this period, would be engaged in on-going research projects and teaching within the department.  They are also expected to develop a research protocol on a relevant public health issue in the country. The employment contract would be renewable for another two years, subject to performance and availability of funds.    
       
      A suitable candidate should be MBBS or MSc or equivalent in epidemiology, statistics or a health related subject and must have at least one-year relevant work experience.  The selection would be made on the basis of admission test and interview.
       
      Deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, June 20, 2007, while the admission test of the short-listed candidates would be conducted on Friday, July 20, 2007.  All applications must be addressed to “Director, Research Officer Training Programme (ROTP), Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road , Karachi ” with the following documents:
      -                      Curriculum Vitae
      -                      Passport size photograph (one)
      -                      Academic Transcript(s)  
      -                      Evidence of work experience (copy of the certificate(s) showing that the minimum work experience requirement has been completed) 
      -                      Statement of Objective (summarizing educational and work experience as well as current interests and future aims)
       
      Applications may be submitted at the Reception of CHS department.
      For further information please contact:
      1.                  Ms. Ghazala Humayun
      Senior Programme Officer
                 Tel: 4864855                                              email: ghazala.humayun@...
      2.                  Mr. Baheram Khowaja
      Programme Officer
      Tel. 4864835                                              email: baheram.khowaja@...

       
      Aga Khan University
       
      Department of Community Health Sciences
       
      Announces a training course on
       
      EPIDEMIOLOGY, BIOSTATISTICS AND SURVEILLANCE
       
      August 1 to 29, 2007
       
       
      Dr Imtiaz Jehan
      Course Director
       
       
       Dea d line to receive applications
      May 15, 2007 
       
      For further information visit
       
      For Registration Contact
                Telephone: 021-4864839/4864802

       
       
      Departments of Medicine, Radiology & Surgery
       
      are pleased to invite you to
       
      NEUROVASCULAR UPDATE 2007
       
       
      August 16 – 18, 2007
      Aga Khan University Auditorium
       
      First Announcement & Call for Abstracts
       
      The last date for submission of abstracts is June 30th, 2007
       
      Salient features:
      §                     New Techniques in Neurovascular imaging
      §                     Updates of Neurosurgery and Neurology
      §                     Video session of Neurovascular procedures
      §                     Neurovascular case discussion (Interactive sessions)
      §                     Foreign faculties from USA , France and India .
      §                     Hands on workshop for Neurointervention procedures
      §                     Free Papers.
       
      Who Should Attend?
      §                     Neurosurgeons
      §                     Neurologists
      §                     Radiologists
      §                       Interventional Radiologists

       
                 

       
       
      10th Congress of
      The Asia Pan-Pacific Society of Paediatric,
      Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
      (APPSPGHAN)
       
      November 15 – 18, 2007
      Aga Khan University , Karachi , Pakistan
       
      Call for Abstract
       
      To submit an abstract log on to:
       
      Last date of Abstract Submission is May 31, 2007
       
      Highlights
       
       Emerging Issues in GI Inflammation
                  Micronutrient deficiencies in childhood
      Obesity and Nutrition Transitions
                  Nutrition issues in emergencies
      Advance in bowel and liver transplantation
                  Childhood obesity
      Preventive strategies for childhood diarrhea
                  Enteric Fever
      Modern Management of childhood diarrhea
                  Preventive liver disease
      Inflammatory bowel disease
                  Cystic Fibrosis
      Inherited metabolic liver disease
                  Coeliac disease
       
      Organised by
      The Asia Pan-Pacific Society of Paediatric, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (APPSPGHAN) in collaboration with Aga Khan University and Pakistan Paediatric Association GI Group
       
      For any further information, please contact
      Conference Secretariat, Aga Khan University , Stadium Road Karachi , Pakistan .
      Tel: + 92 21 4864578, 4864584
       
       
       
      For Registration and Further Information please contact
      Conference Secretariat
      Aga Khan University Hospital , Karachi
      Stadium Road, P.O Box: 3500
      Karachi-74800, Pakistan
      Telephone: 4864578 or 4930051 Ext: 4578
       
       


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