NUMS Featured Events

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) is an equal opportunity provider. In order to make NUMS a safe workplace and provide enabling environment to learn and work, the university has set a strong tone from the top and shown zero tolerance for sexual harassment at workplace. It has taken s...

30 September 2022

We all face troublesome situations and conflicting circumstances in our everyday lives, but the way we deal with them makes all the difference. According to Max Lucado, conflict is inevitable but combat is optional. Conflict – be it internal or external – is an unavoidable element of ...

30 September 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health (DPH) conducted Global Week for Non-Communicable Diseases (NDCs) and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 15 August to 5 September 2022. The advocacy event on September 5, marked the end of the awareness and health promotion Campaign. Prof. Dr. Uzma Hassan...

12 September 2022

Dr Adeela Bashir, Lead Coordinator of National University of Medical Sciences’ Environmental Stewardship Committee (NESC) and Assistant Professor from NUMS Department of Health Professions Education (NDHPE) was invited by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) for second consecutive yea...

21 September 2022

The NUMS Department of Public Health conducted a school and community-based awareness campaign promoting healthier people and planet, ‘ACT on NCDs: Healthy Habits and Climate Action for a Sustainable Planet’. The campaign highlighted the importance of healthy habits  and clean ai...

06 September 2022

In the world of academia, curriculum is a multifaceted term which calls for an in-depth knowledge and thorough understanding so as to impart quality education to the learners. It is a sophisticated blend of educational strategies, course content, learning outcomes, educational experiences, assess...

05 September 2022

We all come across the tear-jerking photographs of environmental destruction and pollution every now and then. However, such issues only set the internet on fire for a little while before flickering into nothing. Environmental changes are driven by many factors including urbanization, intensifica...

05 September 2022

The Department of Biological Sciences and Clinical Trial Unit, National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi, Pakistan in collaboration with Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) and industrial partners, organized a 3-Day Hands-on Training Workshop on HPLC Method Development a...

01 September 2022

National University of Medical Sciences(NUMS) and Green Social Marketing, Pakistan (GSM) signed on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train 20 Master Trainers for creating social awareness on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), gender-based violence, P...

24 August 2022

NUMS-ORIC facilitates faculty and researchers in research management/ operations, capacity building, research commercialization and is acting as a focal point for providing guidance and support to Constituent/ Affiliate Institutes in conducting high impact research. As per HEC policy for ORIC...

24 August 2022

The students of Semester III, NUMS Department of Psychology carried out a ‘Social Project’ spanned over the month of May 2022 under the supervision of Professor Dr. Shazia Khalid, Head, NUMS Department of Psychology. The prime purpose of this project was to instill the habit of reflec...

23 August 2022

Since 2019, Ms. Saira Javed (Lecturer Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUMS) led community services program with students from Faculty of SSH, NUMS comprised of Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Psychology, NUMS. NUMS Kindred Kinship (NK...

04 August 2022

The phrase “Health is Wealth” was indited by an American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1860. This proverb indicates the quintessence of health for a human being; in doing so, signifying that a life without good health is not worth living. A healthy individual holds the power to a...

04 August 2022

In 2020, at the crucial time period of COVID-19, students from Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences dare to initiate a community service program titled NUMS Red Ray which is lately joined by NUMS Department of Psychology students, under the mentorship of Ms. Saira Javed (Lecturer Clinical...

27 July 2022

In 2012 Wu and Chen found an association of leaders’ social ties and knowledge acquisition capability to competitive edge of a firm. However, human resource comprises of not only promising potential and supreme skillset but enterprising ambitions and mercurial emotions as well. Over the yea...

07 July 2022

Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) play a key role in strengthening knowledge based economy of a country. Protecting and exploiting inventions through IPRs has thus become very crucial. In this context, NUMS-Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) has arranged a one-day capa...

07 July 2022

The needs and aspirations of the 21st century require medical education to adopt innovative teaching strategies. Several medical specialties have employed novel teaching methodologies including the use of flipped classroom, telemedicine, remote teaching, virtual conferences, and simulations&...

27 June 2022

Healthcare has become a chief concern around the world these days. Thus, there is a growing demand to understand healthcare businesses in order to guarantee quality services to patients. When casualties walk into a healthcare facility, the staff needs to see beyond broken bones, torn flesh, and b...

24 June 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health organized a workshop for BSPH students on Monkey pox Transmission and Prevention , held at National University of Medical Sciences, PWD campus on Wednesday, 8th June at 1100 Hrs. Monkey pox is a viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with ...

22 June 2022

Vice Chancellor National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Lt Gen Wasim  Alamgir HI(M)  said the initiative to host  the  conference on substance abuse was taken in recognition  of rising use of drugs and for giving hope to  patients  afflicted  with&nb...

27 June 2022

Dr. Janet Grant, a UK expert on medical education delivered a lecture on “Thinking about improving Medical Education” which was organized by Health Profession Education of the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) at the Army Medical College(AMC).  The occasion was grace...

16 June 2022

On 2nd June 2022, at NUMS PWD Campus, the event of “NUMS CULTURAL SHOW” was zealously organized in compliance with the HEC letter shared by Registrar NUMS. HEC has recommended arranging programs on “Fostering Safe and Inclusive University Environment” in Higher Education I...

22 August 2022

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) conducted annual Self- Institutional Performance Evaluation (SIPE) on May 16-18, 2022. The self-review process was organized and facilitated by the Quality Assurance Directorate of NUMS. The prime objective of SIPE was to self-evaluate the perfor...

14 June 2022

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is an emerging hot topic these days and its role in making or breaking any organization cannot be overlooked. According to Daniel Goleman, emotional intelligence is the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for ...

13 June 2022

Procrastination is one of the soft issues which today’s professionals cannot turn a blind eye to.  It is the tendency to avoid unpleasant or stressful tasks that are often unavoidable and to replace them with trivial activities. Procrastination is the habit of delaying an importan...

31 May 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health organized a field visit for the students of BSPH as part of their Community Oriented Medical Education to National Institute of Health Islamabad (NIH) on 12th May from 1000 to 1500 hrs. The aim of this visit was to show the students the general functions and respo...

27 May 2022

Faculty of Social Sciences (FSSH), NUMS invited Professor Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan Principal and Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad in 3rd event of Social Sciences Lecture Series to discuss Pakistan’s Economic Frame...

24 May 2022

Vice Chancellor National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Lt Gen Wasim Alamgir HI(M), here Friday performed the groundbreaking of the construction work of NUMS Institute of Advanced Studies and Research (NIASR), a state of the art Rs 3.488 billion project which would help the university rema...

09 May 2022

A collaborative project between National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) and Ege University, Turkey for a research project titled “A New and Combined approach for the diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, a Neglected Vector-borne Disease” is funded by Pakistan Science Foundation...

26 April 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health conducted a Prize distribution ceremony among the position holders of BSPH Batch I & II students, held at National University of Medical Sciences, PWD campus on Wednesday, 13 April 2022 at 1130 Hrs. Financial incentives can be an extremely beneficial motiv...

20 April 2022

NUMS has maintained high standards of character by acknowledging and appreciating the hard work and achievements of its students. With this aim, the “Merit Scholarship Ceremony” was conducted by the FSSH on April 14th, 2022. The event was graced by the Dean of FSSH, Dr. Azam Chaudhary...

20 April 2022

NUMS Department of Psychology (NDP) celebrated "World Autism Awareness Day" on 5th April 2022. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2nd April as World Autism Awareness Day to emphasize the importance of assisting and raising awareness regarding those with Autism. Thi...

18 April 2022

The NUMS Department of Public Health conducted the “World Health Day” with a theme "Our Planet, Our Health", held at National University of Medical Sciences, PWD campus on Wednesday, 06 April 2022 at 1130 Hrs. World health day is celebrated every year on 7th April by act...

19 April 2022

Nutrition is a vital component for health and wellbeing of every individual. The eating habits of any population are directly associated with various health ailments including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, hypertension, and diabetes in both developed and developing countries like Pakistan. Al...

07 April 2022

The NUMS Department of Biological sciences (NDBS) conducted the hybrid format “Cancer Symposium”- in line with World Health Organization 2022 cancer campaign theme ‘Close the care gap’, held at National University of Medical Sciences, PWD campus on Wednesday, 9th March 202...

07 April 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health (NDPH) conducted a Practical Learning Session with the theme: “The Year of Change: Challenges for First Year Students in University” on Friday, March 4th, 2022, at NUMS PWD campus. The purpose of the activity was to serve as an ice breaking session and...

13 June 2022

Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training organized a three-day event for career counselling of students. The event was conducted at Pak-China Friendship Center in collaboration with more than 80 organizations. The career fest was formally inaugurated by President Arif Alvi who appr...

25 March 2022

NUMS Department of Public Health (NDPH) arranged orientation session for Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) program to welcome third batch of students, on February 21st, 2022. This year, an overwhelming response was observed for the program, which is evidence of our faculty hard work, co...

07 March 2022

Under the umbrella of Kamyab Jawan Programme, Green Youth Movement (GYM) Club was established as an HEC-led directive as a step to fulfil the Prime Minister’s vision of clean and green Pakistan entrusted to Ministry of Climate Change. The main goal of GYM club is to engage the youth in ...

17 January 2022

The NUMS Department of Public Health conducted the “Dengue Awareness Seminar”- a part of the “Dengue awareness Campaign” with a theme “Deadly Dengue: Spread Awareness and Stop the Transmission”, held at National University of Medical Sciences, PWD campus on Tue...

08 December 2021

On Friday, October 15th, 2021 the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities arranged the event of Shan-e-Aqdas Naat and Qirat Competition under the guidance of Ms. Saira Javed (Lecturer – Clinical Psychology) at the National University of Medical Sciences, PWD Campus. Worthy Chief Guest Pro...

03 January 2022

NUMS Department of Biological Sciences (NDBS) conducted a two-day activity on 25th and 26th November 2021 to celebrate World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), with an aim to spread awareness about antibiotic resistance; a global public health concern. School, college and university students we...

03 December 2021

The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of Higher Education Commission (HEC) emphasizes on universities to maintain/enhance the quality of teaching and learning to achieve the international compatibility and competitiveness of their academic programs through on-site review/inspection of MS/MPhil/Equiv...

03 December 2021

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) and Focus & Rulz have signed a Document of Understanding (DOU) here Wednesday which would help remove deficiency of the Private Sector in research and development to make it more competitive in the world. The DOU was inked by Vice Chancellor ...

02 December 2021

The NUMS Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities held its 15th session of “Samaaj Khayaal”- a monthly series, which aims to transcend disciplinary boundaries, find connections and bring to light issues of social relevance. The session titled “What and how much to eat to be...

23 November 2021

The NUMS Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities held its 14th session of “Samaaj Khayaal”- a monthly series, which aims to transcend disciplinary boundaries, find connections and bring to light issues of social relevance. The session titled “Cultural Heritage of Gilgit-Baltis...

23 November 2021

The NUMS Department of Public Health (NDPH) in collaboration with Firefly organized an awareness session titled, “Anxiety: Contemporary Issues in Youth on November 3rd, 2021. The session was moderated by BSPH students Miss Iffa Zahid and Mr Waleed Shiekh and attended by faculty and students...

18 November 2021

With the increasing number of high-profile sexual harassment allegations all over the world, the media and the leaders are turning towards a simple solution that is to make anti-sexual harassment training mandatory in the workplaces. The Government of Pakistan passed two laws to curtail s...

12 October 2021

NUMS, under its mandate to become umbrella body for accreditation of training programs for paramedics and allied health professionals, is in the process of attaining the status of Qualification Awarding Body (QAB) by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) to award Level 1-...

12 October 2021

The NUMS Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences held a virtual open day on August 16th, 2021 to introduce its undergraduate degree program titled “BS-Social Science of Health”. It was a one hour session held via ZOOM in which current faculty and students along with prospective s...

12 October 2021

Improvement of the existing knowledge and practices in the fields of medical and life sciences is part of NUMS mission. Training of researchers and healthcare professionals is one of the most suitable approaches to elevate the quality of research and healthcare practices in the country. Skill enh...

12 October 2021

The NUMS Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities held its 12th session of “Samaaj Khayaal”- a fortnightly series, which aims to transcend disciplinary boundaries, find connections and bring to light issues of social relevance. The session titled “Post-9/11 Militancy in Pakista...

12 October 2021

The NUMS Department of Public Health chaired by Prof Dr. Uzma Hassan, conducted a Practical Learning activity on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The event engaged Students to structure and expresses their ideas on the course material covered in ‘Primary Health Care.’ Prof Dr. Uzma Hassan, r...

12 October 2021

NUMS Quality Assurance Directorate conducted NUMS 1st Internal Audit as per the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System standard for its administrative directorates. A 4-day audit plan was shared with all directorates prior the conduct of the audit so that all directorates can pre...

28 June 2021

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) and a leading multi-national regional pharmaceutical company signed a 5-year Document of Understanding (DOU) here last Friday to enhance cooperation in the field of research and development pertaining to healthcare. The DOU was inked by NUMS Vice...

25 June 2021

Webinar Introduction: This year, Pakistan hosted the World Environment Day in partnership with the United Nations Environment programme. In observance of this important day, as a multidisciplinary initiative, a webinar was conducted in NUMS, titled - Going Zero Waste for a clean green Pakist...

22 June 2021

The NUMS Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi celebrated “World Food Safety Day, 2021” on 7th June 2021. World Food Safety is celebrated every year on 7th of June to reduce the risk of food borne diseases, to improve healt...

16 June 2021

Army Medical College Debates and Literary Society (ADLS) is a functional society of Army Medical College and under the leadership of Director Brig. Khadija Qamar and OIC Lt Col. Palvasha Waheed, has attained many feats and earned a name in the debates and literary circles of Pakistan. Keeping...

11 June 2021

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 th June to encourage awareness and work towards preserving the Ecosystems. We all depend on healthy environment for our survival but unfortunately people have been destroying the nature for their personal benefits. With this challenging situation,...

11 June 2021

NUMS QA Directorate organized a webinar on Student Feedback for Quality Assurance on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 for faculty & staff of NUMS. Director Quality Enhancement Cell Riphah International University (RIU), Islamabad, Brig Salim Ahmed Khan SI(M) (Retd) was invited to deliver his talk on...

02 June 2021

Worldwide, May 28th is celebrated as the International day of action for women’s health, to call attention of the public on pertinent sexual and reproductive health issues and rights of women. The BS-Social Science of Health students of NUMS Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences,...

27 May 2021

World Immunization Week, April 24 to 30th, serves a great opportunity to create awareness among people to learn more about how to protect against vaccine preventable disease.  The aim of celebrating this is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immuniz...

04 May 2021

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) will be the first to develop National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) Standards for paramedics and technicians in the health sector, in collaboration with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). It conducted a 4-days online...

19 April 2021

The Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (IQA), and National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (BAN-PT), Jakarta, Indonesia, jointly hosted the IQA International Webinar 2021, Series 2 on "Higher Education Accreditation amidst Covid-19 and New Normal: Opport...

15 April 2021

NUMS Department of Public Health arranged its virtual orientation session for Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) degree program to welcome the second batch of students, on March 15th 2021. The aim of this degree program is to create a health workforce, capable to generate health awarenes...

05 May 2021

National University of Medical Sciences(NUMS) and Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan(DRAP) inked 5-year Document of Understanding here Wednesday to exchange information, compliance, training and capacity building in view of the university’s plans revolving around Bioequivalence and Clini...

19 March 2021

Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) and Internal Postgraduate Program Reviews (IPPR) of the Higher Education Institutions(HEI’s) on yearly basis, either by HEC or University itself. HEC had conducted an IPE of NUMS in March 2018 (Valid for 3 years), just two years after the establish...

26 February 2021

The National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) and National Institute of Health Islamabad (NIH) signed five-year Document of Understanding (DOU) here Friday, 22nd January, 2021 to strengthen research cooperation in the development of medical sciences. The DOU was inked by NUMS Vice Chance...

26 January 2021

During the current Covid-19 Pandemic, Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD) NUMS remains concerned to continue the learning activities for the faculty at Constituent Institutions and keep them abreast with the HEC Internal & External Quality Assurance requirements like SAR, UPR, IPE and Program...

08 December 2020

NUMS Department of Health Professions Education (NDHPE) team is proud to announce the successful completion of CHPE spring session 2020. The cohort had 257 participants from many cities of Pakistan and 12 tutors from NUMS, its constituent and affiliated institutes. The six-month program started J...

13 October 2020

In the wake of Corona pandemic, NDHPE team has chalked out a comprehensive plan to meet the challenge of conducting first virtual face to face session 2 of CHPE spring cohort. To cater 250 participants, a series of sessions spread out on three consecutive days per week, from 900- 1700 hrs, is bei...

29 July 2020

ISO Quality Management System 9001 2015 certification certifies that a management system or documentation procedure has all the requirements for standardization and quality assurance. NUMS aims to follow international standards; therefore, Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD) has organized multipl...

25 April 2020

NUMS as a Higher Educational Institution (HEI) is an equal opportunity provider. Therefore, it has ‘Zero Tolerance’ for any gender harassment issues/ behaviors at workplace. In compliance with the HEC and Federal/ Provincial Ombudsperson requirements, NUMS has established a formal Ant...

18 October 2019

In its pursuit to acquire highest standards of quality in academics and management, Quality Assurance Directorate, NUMS has been tasked by the Vice Chancellor to go for ISO 9001-2015 certification for NUMS Secretariat. In order to achieve this objective, a two-day’ internal auditors’ ...

08 April 2019

Plagiarism- ‘Purposefully taking credit for the work of another writer/researcher or scientist,’ or ‘an attempt to pass off someone’s ideas, opinions and phrasings as ones’ own may not be a law, but more of a standard of behavior that writers uphold, especially as re...

22 February 2019

The Quality Assurance Directorate conducted its second round of advanced level three-day workshop on January 17-18 and 21, 2019 for Quality Coordinators and Senior Management respectively at the Conference Room at Army Medical College. Brig Shazia Sarwar Alvi, of CMH Peshawar being a certified le...

04 February 2019

Quality Assurance Directorate NUMS organized a talk on “Improvement in Healthcare Quality -A Primer” by Dr Sarwat Hussain who is globally renowned radiologist, an innovator in healthcare quality, an academician, researcher and a professor across 4 continents on December 18, 2018 at Ar...

09 January 2019

Quality Assurance (QA) Directorate conducted its first orientation workshop on ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) for the Quality co-ordinators duly nominated by all the directorates and management entities across NUMS on 9th September 2018. The session started with the recitation of a...

04 October 2018