Students of Allied Health Sciences ( CP, MIT, MLT) from semester 6th and 4th from Armed Forced Postgraduate Medical Institute have arranged one Day Symposium on " Practicing Professional Ethics at Health Care Systems" under the mentorship of Ms. Saira Javed ( Lecturer Clinical Psychology, NDP/ Incharge Psychologist, N-TRC) NUMS. 

The main objective of this event was to promote the practice of professional ethics among healthcare systems. Recognizing the importance of being sensitive to ethical issues within everyday clinical practice and develop in the ability to effectively address the ethical concerns of patients, as well as participants in research is the first step towards professionalism.

In this regard group of students from 6th Semester presented 09 Systematic Review Articles developed on PRISMA protocols on following topics

1. Healthcare ethics of gender equality: the scoping and systematic review

2. The Importance and Necessity of Islamic work ethic in the health care settings in Pakistan

3. Unethical Experimentation: Violation of Human rights and International Criminal Law

4.  Consequences of work stress on professional ethics in the medical profession.

5. Ethical dilemmas that medical students confront

6.Ethical Issues in Compliance with Religious Beliefs in Medical

7. Healthcare Ethics for Gender X

8. Ethical Dilemmas in Laboratory Medicine: A Systematic Review

9. An Introduction to Human Genome Editing Using the Crispr-Cas9

Technique, Ethical concerns and Guidelines 

Whereas, a group of students from 4th Semester displayed their 05 original case studies via Role plays (Self Recorded Videos). 

1. With g power comes great responsibility

2. Unprofessionalism of professionals 

3. Basic Pillars of health care ethics

4. Hazards of Ethical Malpractices in a Laboratory Settings 

5. Fake reporting and unethical lab practices 

This event was Chaired by Dr. Aneela Maqsood (Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences Department/ Additional Director, National Centre for Research on Suicide Prevention) Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. Dr. Maqsood got really impressed by systematic reviews on different relevant topics which are need of the hour due to a variety of reasons, including increasing litigation, changes in complexities in medical practice and the importance of consumer courts. Whereas, she highly appraised the ideas and skills of the students presented role play. She further appreciates Mentor for an excellent demonstration of the inculcated professionalism and innovative teaching methodology.

At, the end of session Chief Guest, Lt Col Shahzad Iqbal (GSO-1 Training & OIC BS AHS, AFPGMI) while appreciating Ms. Saira said, It is a pleasure to be part of this insightful symposium, which brings together students from different specializations of AHS to know about the significance of practicing professional Ethics in healthcare systems.

The symposium was held in compliance with SDG 3 "Good Health and Wellbeing", SDG 4 "Quality Education" SDG 5 "Gender Equality", SDG 8 " Decent work and Economic Growth", SDG 10 "Reduced Inequalities", SDG 12 "Responsible Consumption and Production", SDG 17" Partnerships for the Goals"