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 motivator for the students. Universities that provide some type of monetary reward for exceptional work performance or position holders are more likely to foster positive work environments, build supportive relationships and encourage higher quality outputs. NUMS provided monetary incentives to all the students who secured top three positions in different semesters of BSPH with the cash prize of 15k, 10k, and 5k to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd position holders respectively. This monetary incentive will improve student achievement through an enhancement of student’s motivation and will lead to greater learning and better performance.

The ceremony was moderated by Dr Raima Asif Assistant Professor Public Health department and began with the recitation of Holy Quran. Prof Dr Uzma Hassan HoD Public Health department distributed the cash reward among the positon holders. For Batch 1, Semester I, Iffa Zahid (1st position), Saleha Ahmed (2nd position) and Yousaf Tariq (3rd position). For Batch 1, Semester II, Saleha Ahmed (1st position), Emaan Fatima Sehar (2nd position) and Eman Ahmed Khan (3rd position). For Batch 1 Semester III, Saleha Ahmed (1st position), Iffa Zahid (2nd position) and Yousaf Tariq (3rd position). For Batch II, Semester II, Waleed Qaiser Sheikh (1st position), Noor Fatima Khan (2nd position) and Shahaan Chugtai (3rd position).

The Head of Department Public Health Prof.Dr Uzma Hassan in her concluding remarks stressed on the importance of incentives for students as it encourages them to be more productive because they create a feeling of pride and achievement. This also makes the student gratified and motivated to achieve another successful result.

The HoD congratulated and appreciated her team of Department of Public Health; Dr Tamkeen Jaffry, Dr Hina Shan, Dr Rehma Gilani ,Dr Raima Asif and Ms. Rubab Zulfiqar on their hard work and commendable job. Prof. Dr Uzma Hassan also congratulated and appreciated all the position holders and their parents who have put faith, hope and love together and have raised a positive person in society. She acknowledged the students who have been struggling and facing many challenges and difficulties to be the pioneer as this success is solely because of their perseverance, constancy and hard work.