Pakistan is a land of loving people and beautiful landscapes. Since its birth in 1947 it has achieved high standards in various areas of medical care. Paediatric surgery got a slow start but in the last two decade Paediatric surgery has achieved new horizons in patients care. The number of Paediatric surgeons showed steady increase and at present there are more than 200 qualified Paediatric surgeons providing excellent care to more than 55 million children in the country.
Association of Paediatrics Surgeons of Pakistan was initially founded in Mid 70’s by two Paedriatic Surgeons at Karachi. First department of Pediatric Surgeons was established at National Institute of Child Health, Karachi followed by Nishtar Hospital Multan, Meuo Hospital, Lahore and Childeren Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.
Presently there are association of 200 qualified pediatric surgeons who are working across the Country and Aboard. There are more than 20 Professorial Units in different Medical Schools, Post Graduate Medical Institutes and Medical Universities.
The XXVth International Congress of Association of Paediatric Surgeon of Pakistan has been postponed, the new date will be announced in the 2nd week of November
Prof. Nadeem Akhtar
Chairman Organizing Committee
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