University of Health Sciences Kala Shah Kaku campus
UHS acquires land to establish new campus
Lahore, July 11, 2008: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Thursday acquired more than 50 acres of land at Kala Shah Kaku for the establishment of its new campus.
UHS Vice-Chancellor Prof Malik Hussain Mubabbashar, Registrar Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal, Examinations Controller Dr Junaid Khan, Administration Director and Co-ordination Col (r) Jawaid Iqbal, other UHS staff members and Punjab Revenue Board officials were also present on the occasion. An Advanced Clinical Research Centre (research hospital) and Centres of Excellence in basic Medical Sciences will be made on the campus. Research will be conducted on subjects like Genetics, Biotechnology, Genomics and Biomedical Engineering in the departments formed on the new campus of alternative medicine, public health and family medicine. A national reference library will also be set up and residential facility will be provided for the staff and students. The construction work will begin next month.
The UHS vice-chancellor told the faculty members that the establishment of the new campus was a milestone in the history of the university. He said that the UHS had faced a lot of difficulties in the beginning, but they had now made a lot of progress and expected that the new campus of the university would provide a lot of services for humanity. Daily Times