Become a Member

  • you learn to improve your clinical acumen, understand laboratory diagnostics and learn proper use of antimicrobial agents
  • you receive the peer reviewed quarterly Infectious Disease Journal of Pakistan, which is an asset to understanding indigenous Infectious Disease problems of Pakistan
  • you receive emails that keep you informed about new and emerging Infectious disease issues both locally and worldwideyou become part of the “think tank” on ID issues and help create a scientific environment

Medical graduate registered with PMDC and holding postgraduate qualification in any specialty.
Full member may be:

  • Life member: with payment of Rs. 3000/- (one time only)
  • Annual member: with payment of Rs. 1000-  per annum

PhD, MSc, M. Phil in biological sciences; BSc in Nursing and allied medical science, with payment of Rs. 1000/ year

Full Member: Shall have the right to:

  • Participate in all activities of the society.
  • Receive all publications including quarterly ID Journal of Pakistan
  • Vote According to constitution of the society.

Associate Members: Shall Have the right to:

  • Participate in all activities of the society.
  • Receive all publications including quarterly ID Journal of Pakistan

Please send your completed application form and return by hand or by mail. Membership fee will only be received in cash / Cross Cheque / pay order or bank draft made out to “Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan” Please obtain receipt and membership number. You will receive a plastic coated membership card after one week.

MMIDSP Education

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Infectious disease: Clinical pathological conference

On the last Wednesday of each month, key members of IDSP in Karachi and Lahore meet via teleconferencing. The meeting takes place at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. The meeting generally has two case presentations, essentially clinical dilemmas presented by ID fellows or micro residents. The meeting provides opportunity for fellows, residents and consultants to […]

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Guide to training programs in Microbiology

Microbiology plays a pivotal role in identification and diagnosis of important infectious diseases. Physicians largely depend on microbiologist for diagnosis. Microbiologists have been pioneers and office bearers of IDSP and historically have played an important role in identifying outbreaks with laudable services towards tuberculosis and HIV/AIDs. Microbiology is an ever evolving field with innovations in […]

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Fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

CPSP approved Second Fellowship in Infectious Diseases in 2010 to meet the country’s growing demand for trained Infectious diseases Physician. Pakistan is one of the few resource limited nations that has been unable to eradicate polio, control malaria or dengue and yet we have entered the age of superbugs, XDR TB and are facing concentrated […]

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Core Curriculum for CPSP Fellowship in Infectious Diseases.

CPSP in collaboration with key members of IDSP designed the curricula for training in Infectious Diseases that serves as a guideline. To review the curriculam

Useful Publications

Useful resources including articles from authors and our monthly issues.

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April - June 2016
IDJ Title 1st Issue 2016
January - March 2016
1st Issue 2015
January - March 2015
2nd Issue Title 2015
April - June 2015
July-Sepeptember 2015
July - September 2015
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April - June 2014

Press Release

CCHF awareness session (Announcement)

MMIDSP will be organizing an awareness session on Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) for health care providers at Aga Khan Hospital, Karachi on September 5th from 2:30-5:30 CCHF -FAQs 2016  

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Antibiotic resistance — act today for safer tomorrow

GSK and MMIDSP held a press briefing titled ‘Antibiotic resistance — act today for safer tomorrow’ on April 12,2016. Ejaz Khan, infectious diseases consultant at Shifa International Hospital highlighted how antibiotic has been accelerated by misuse and overuse of antibiotics, as well as poor infection prevention and control. Physicians, health workers, pharmacists, policy makers and […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Update

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in collaboration with Health Security Partners (HSP) & Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) announce a  workshop on  Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Update Thursday 11th August, 2016 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Khushall, Pearl Continental, Peshawar Facilitators: Dr. Rumina Hasan, Dr. Seema Irfan and Dr. Imran Ahmed […]

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Antibiotics Stewardship Program

Sanofi-aventis Pakistan limited, for the first time rolled out the Antibiotics Stewardship program in collaboration with the MMIDSP (Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan) across Pakistan. The objectives of this collaboration were: To create awareness amongst the HCPs about antibiotic resistance To prevent antimicrobial misuse in both the hospital and the outpatient setting […]

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Latest News

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June 16th

Initiation of Policy Development: “National Policy for Antimicrobial Resistance Containment”

Antibiotic resistance is one of the major health crises in Pakistan with overall situation much more grim as depicted in many published studies over last two decades. Pakistan in line with World Health Resolution in May 2015 and “One Health” approach has initiated efforts to set up a “National Policy for Antimicrobial Resistance Containment” through […]

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April 21st

WHEN NOT TO USE ANTIBIOTICS?

Abstract Antibiotics are lifesaving but have been misused so much that they are losing their utility due to major resistance emerging worldwide. Physicians, general practitioners, pediatricians and other disciplines are all equally responsible for this inappropriate misuse in mostly viral infections due to many reasons. However, simple key points of signs and symptoms in history, […]

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April 21st

Resistant article Issue 04, 2013

Respiratory viruses like Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (HMPV) are increasingly being recognized as important causes of both upper and lower respiratory tract infections in developing countries. Even the bacterial pneumonias are often preceded by viral infections, which ‘plough the field’ for these secondary bacterial infections to occur. Viruses have traditionally gotten […]

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April 21st

CURBSIDE CONSULTATION

I am getting old but good to know that I can spread some pearls of wisdom (if someone will take them). The other fact is that I am not good at writing humor! But I see so much of it around that sometimes I laugh and cry (and cringe, you will see what I mean). […]

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