POA office-bearers elected


KARACHI: The names of new elected office bearers of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) have been announced for one year.

This announcement was made by Ex-President Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA), Prof Dr Mohammad Parvez Anjum while addressing a press conference held at Karachi Press Club here. Newly elected President of POA Prof Mohammad Amin Chinoy was also present on this occasion.

He said following office bearers have been elected for one year: President M Amin Chinoy, Secretary General Dr Irshad Ahmed Bhutto, Treasurer Dr Naeem Akhter, Vice-Presidents Prof Rana Dilawaiz Nadeem (Punjab), Prof Maratib Ali (Sind), Dr Raja Irfan Qadir (Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa )and Dr Anamullah Khan Kakar (Baluchistan).

He further said Dr Tahir Mahmood (Punjab), Dr Lutfullah Baloch (Sindh), Prof Zahid Askar (KPK), Dr KB Umrani (Baluchistan) were elected as joint secretaries, while Prof Maj Gen Sohail Hafeez, Dr Kashif Iqbal Tabani, Prof Amjad Hussain and Dr G Mohammad Shahwani elected as executive members from all provinces.

He said Dr Ziaullah Bajwa and Dr Asadullah Makhdoom were elected President Elect for next year and editor JPOA, respectively.

He informed that POA hold its annual international conference every year, usually in the months of November & December in one of big cities of Pakistan, this time it was held in local hotel in Lahore on 13 to 15 November 2015 in which all renowned orthopaedic surgeons of the country and the medical staff concerned with orthopaedic including the post graduate trainees attended this conference.

Prof Anjum said a large number of renowned orthopaedic surgeons of different countries participated in the conference. He announced that next conference will be held in Karachi in 2016.