Unity for Pakistan Family Doctors

History was made at Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday February 16, 2013.

Five Family Medicine organisations in the country came under the united banner called “Pakistan Family Doctors Forum”.

A united front was and is needed to face and overcome challenges encountered by this newly established specialty in the country. A significant resistance exists in acceptance of Family Medicine as a specialty in general but particularly in relation to other specialty colleagues. This will hopefully further strengthen the earlier initiatives taken to establish and recognize Family Medicine as a specialty in the country. Professor Waris Qidwai, Chair of Family Medicine at Aga Khan University have been selected as its first Chairman.

Prof Waris Qidwai

Prof Qidwai who also the chair of the WONCA Working Party on Research, is to be the inaugural chair of this group