Introduction Sheikh Zayed Medical College

Rahim Yar Khan is the last district of Punjab province and is located at the junction of three provinces of Pakistan i.e. Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan. Rahim Yar Khan is named after one of the grandsons of Nawab of Bahawalpur. It is one of the top districts of Pakistan in agriculture production and revenue generation. It is linked by air to the other parts of the country and is situated on the main railway line and National Highway linking Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar & CPEC Motorway.
The Sheikh Zayed Medical College Rahim Yar khan was established in March 2003 as a self-financing medical institute. In 2008, Government of Punjab abolished self-finance seats in medical and dental institutions of the Punjab and converted all these seats into open merit seats. Prof. Dr. Eice Muhammad was its first Principal while Prof. Dr. Muhabark Ali is its present Principal.

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The SZMC/H is a tertiary healthcare institution striving hard towards excellence in teaching and training of Health Professionals and has become a role model of medical education and patient care. With the completion of new college building in 2017, the basic sciences departments and administration of the college has been shifted to this new Campus which is located in the east of Sheikh Zayed Hospital.

The complex spreads on area of around 140 acres. The college has vastly experienced and highly committed and dedicated faculty of 162 members including 20 Professors. In a short span of few years, the College has gained a good fame & includes among one of the top medical institutions of the country, grooming and producing skilled and dedicated graduate and post-graduate doctors.
The students / graduates of this college are known as “Zaydians”. The college has number of societies run by the students as co-curricular activities such as Sports society, literary society, Zaydian’s Arts society, Zaydian blood donor society and HUMAINE society. The college publishes a yearly literary magazine “Raigzaar” and a quarterly scientific journal “Journal of SZMC”, recognized by PMDC, containing research articles. The college has number of play grounds for cricket & football while the facility of indoor games is also available. The college cafeteria is also providing good quality hygienic food to the students.
The college has well established department of Medical Education which is being supervised by a team of expert medical educationists who conduct regular workshops for faculty to update their knowledge and equip them with modern medical education skills. The college has two state of the art libraries with internet facility while in the hostels separate reading rooms are available. The college has also newly built hostels for girls and boys with all the living facilities. Accommodation for the faculty has been recently completed and ready to handover.

The college is affiliated with the 1228-bedded Sheikh Zayed Hospital for undergraduate and postgraduate clinical training. This hospital has all the tertiary care health facilities with 25 disciplines recognized by PMDC and CPSP for post graduate training, 2nd tertiary care Institution after KEMU Lahore having maximum number of disciplines accredited by CPSP and affiliated with UHS Lahore for MBBS, MS & MD. The hospital has well established state of the art modern diagnostic facilities; CT, CT Angio, MRI, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, Urodynamics, PCR, Hormonal assay, BERA (Brain stem evoke response audiometry), modern diagnostic ophthalmological equipment. Therapeutic facilities including all types of Microscopic / laparoscopic / Endoscopic procedures, lithotripsy, arthroscopy, joint replacement, re-union of amputated parts, all sort of dental and maxillofacial surgery, all type of ophthalmic surgeries including Vitreo-retina surgery, Oculoplasty and low vision aid clinic, vascular surgery and cardiac surgery and cardiology department with facility of angiography, angioplasty and Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG). There is also a well-established state of the art Adults, Pediatric & Neonatal ICU and Thalassemia center. Newly built 124 bedded emergency block have all facilities to cope up with all sort of emergencies.
The H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Allied Health Sciences School is a part of the college where doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) and B.Sc.(Honors’) allied health sciences courses are being offered. The School of nursing of Sheikh Zayed Hospital is also showing excellent performance and producing trained staff nurses who play vital role in the delivery of healthcare services to the needy and ailing humanity almost all over the country. The new building for college of nursing has become completed and ready to function in near future.


Introduction Sheikh Zayed Hospital

Rahim Yar Khan is one of the modern district headquarter cities in Punjab. Although the city seems a far off place to those living in Lahore, Rawalpindi or Islamabad but this city has also very good civic facilities. It is connected with rest of Pakistan by air, rail, road and all types of telecommunication links are available.
The city has good educational facilities in public and private sector and Sheikh Zayed Medical College is the latest addition to these.
Sheikh Zayed Hospital is a medical institution dedicated to providing quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient safety and an unparalleled passion and commitment to ensure the very best healthcare for those we serve. 
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SZH got almost all the specialties in the medical field. In this part of the world, providing medical treatment services to all humanity regardless race, cast, nationality and status.
Sheikh Zayed Hospital is an Institute designed to treat patients in a way so that they don’t feel any problem in getting expert care.
This hospital has high standard of undergraduate and postgraduate facilities. Its 25 disciplines of Medical Sciences are fully accredited with College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for full FCPS Part-II training. The post graduate courses like MD/MS of the University of Health Sciences Lahore has also been started in this hospital. 



Our Mission

Grooming and educating of the healthcare professionals, inculcating in them all the skills, to provide healthcare with dignity, kindness & respect / honour maintaining highest international standards and stimulating innovation through research.

Goals

The Sheikh Zayed Medical College shall pursue the following goals:

• To seek advances in health sciences to cure and relieve the symptoms of illness, maintain health and foster social prosperity in a thriving environment resulting in protection and promotion of health and prevention of illnesses.

• To respond effectively to the ever changing needs of the society through its research programs, educational facilities and curricula.

• Teaching to the highest international standards and preparing itself to responsibly address the key challenges faced by the society in the coming decades.

• To respect the values and goals of human society by embracing principles of justice, equality of all human beings, internationalism and by acknowledging and fostering individual achievements.


Message Patron in Chief888548

Being the principal of this institution, I am glad to pen the announcement that 4th magazine of this college “Raigzaar 2017” has published. The college magazine is a platform that offers students an ample opportunity to carve their creative talent and skills. It depicts capabilities and potentials of students of this college to become an important landmark in the history of this college. I am sure that this magazine will serve as a mirror reflecting various achievements, aspirations and new initiatives of teachers and students of this college.Read More

The longevity and success of a nation depends upon its individuals and their achievements. The SZMC has achieved enviable results in educational, co-curricular and sports activities. We should keep our fingers crossed that by efforts of all, it will be possible to provide the young generation with the education which will build their character & infuse in them the spirit of humanity and awareness of moral and ethical values.

I sincerely hope that our readers will find many interesting and thought provoking articles in this issue written by the future readers.

In the end, I congratulate to our students and the whole team of Editorial Board of “Raigzaar 2017” especially Chairman Editorial board Professor Dr. Muhammad Saleem Laghari, Assistant Chairman Dr. Hafiz Umer, Chief editors and Editors for their hard work and dedication which made the timely publication of Raigzaar 2017.

I wish you all the success and happiness in the times to come. May Allah Almighty be our Guide in all deeds (Ameen).

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