“Technical skills for clinical microbiologist” has been launched on the PARN website.

High levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and frequency of health care associated infections (HAI) in Pakistan are a significant cause of concern. Limited awareness about these issues suggests a need for wider discussions. Pakistan Antimicrobial Resistance Network (PARN) set up in March 2007 in association with the Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (IDSP) is a […]

MMIDSP Got Affiliation by ESCMID

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)  is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infection-related diseases. This is achieved by promoting and supporting research, education, training, and good medical practice. Since its founding in 1983, ESCMID has evolved to become Europe’s leading society in clinical […]

First Infection Control Workshop Organized by IPCWG

In June 2017, a group of infectious diseases specialists and microbiologists, under the flag of MMIDSP and the leadership of Dr Naveed Rashid came together and formulated the Infection Prevention and Control Working group (IPCWG). The aim of the IPCWG is to protect all patients, healthcare workers and the community members from infections and to […]

PAP Conference announcement

40th Annual Conference of Pakistan Association of Pathologists (PAP) is being held on December 16-17,2017 at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Karachi, Pakistan. For further information, please click the following link: http://pap2017.org/

Recruitment of Veterinary Students for Rabies Free Karachi Project

This is to inform you that we are initiating a project titled ‘Rabies Free Karachi’, in collaboration with WHO. This is an initiative led by the Indus Hospital, Karachi.   Every day, at least 20-25 victims of dog-bite incidents come to The Indus Hospital, and there is a growing concern of addressing the issue from […]

Workshop on Surveillance & Control of Rabies Amol, Iran

The Workshop was held through Pasture Institute Paris, the Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and Health Sciences e-Training Foundation (HSeT), WHO on October 10-21, 2017. Dr. Naseem Salahuddin was invited to deliver two lectures on Rabies; other participants were Aftab Gohar, Rabies Coordinator, TIH, as well as Dr. Isma Gheewala, Senior Veterinarian, Animal […]

Fellowship in Abx Stewardship

Fellowship in Abx Stewardship Receives CDC Funding We are pleased to announce that The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology (SHEA) and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) have been awarded a contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to establish an Antibiotic Stewardship and Resistance Innovative […]

Prof. Viqar Zaman Passed Away

OBITUARY   With great sorrow we inform that Prof. Viqar Zaman Founding Chair of the Department of Microbiology The Aga Khan University passed away yesterday evening.   May Allah grant his soul in eternal peace and tranquility as well as courage to his family to bear this irreparable loss      Please note that Soyum of Prof. Viqar […]

Antibiotic Stewardship Lecture Series in Karachi

Young ID fellows from Karachi has planned to conduct a series of lectures on “Antibiotic Stewardship and Basic Infection Control” from the platform of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) in different hospitals of Karachi. First program of the series is going to be held in collaboration with Patel Hospital, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, on […]

MMIDSP arranging series of sessions on Antibiotic Stewardship in collaboration with Sanofi

MMIDSP in collaboration with Sanofi is organizing a series of sessions around the country focusing on Antibiotic Stewardship. In accordance with the theme, programs will be held in the following cities on the corresponding dates: City Date Status Hyderabad 12 Jul 2017 Confirmed Karachi 27 Jul 2017 Confirmed Peshawar 28 Jul 2017 Tentative Lahore 29 […]