The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has formed a sub-committee to deliberate and present a document whether to adopt modular and hybrid curriculum for medical colleges and universities in the country.
The curriculum review committee meeting, chaired by Prof Dr Eice Muhammad, and also deliberated the modular system and hurdles at various levels in its implementation, said a press release issued here on Monday.
The meeting tasked the subcommittee to present a document for both modular and hybrid curriculum system before the review committee in its next meeting.
The committee will be headed by Maj-Gen (retd) Abdul Khaliq Naveed as convener while Maj-Gen Jawad Khaliq Ansari, Prof. Dr Ejaz Hassan, Prof Dr Mussadiq Khan and Dr Mussarat Hussain will be its members.
The committee will define guidelines at par with international standards to implement the curriculum considering national requirements and to produce qualified doctors.
It was further decided that the Higher Education Commission, medical experts and representatives of all universities and other medical institutes will also be taken on board for the implementation of the reviewed curriculum.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 19th, 2016.
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