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  • 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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

April-June 2019
January-March 2019
October-December 2018
July-September 2018
April - June 2018
January - March 2018

Press Release

Sindh Healthcare Commission and MMIDSP Signed MoU for IPC Training

KARACHI, August 9, 2019: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) and Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP). Through this agreement, healthcare workers and physicians practicing in clinics and hospitals in Karachi and other parts of Sindh province, will be offered training in basic principles […]

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Ban on Sale of Reusable Injections Sought to Curb Spread of HIV

Larkana: An immediate ban on sale of reusable injections and safe blood transfusions was urged by stakeholders on Monday at the advocacy and coordination meeting of stakeholders to the HIV outbreak response at taluka Ratodero. The participants stressed on following SOPs for blood screen before blood transfusion, hospital waste disposal management and ensuring fresh, sterile syringes are used. Under its strategy, the […]

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XDR Salmonella – The New Enemy

MMIDSP in collaboration with Chandka Medical College, Larkana is holding one day seminar on XDR Salmonella on Saturday 27th October, 2018. Prof. Hakim Ali Abro, Prof. Aneela Atta-ur-Rehman, Asst. Prof. Sunil Dodani, Dr. Azizullah Dhilo and Dr. Bashir Ahmed Shaikh will deliver lectures at the occasion. All interested participants are invited to attend the seminar.

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Rapid Diagnostic Tests for the Diagnosis of Typhoid Fever

Pakistan is currently facing its first known epidemic of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid, which, according to the National Institute of Health, Islamabad, has been detected in more than 2000 people, in 14 districts since 2017. This XDR Salmonella entericaserovar Typhi (S. typhi) is resistant to five classes of antibiotics (chloramphenicol, ampicillin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, fluoroquinolones, and third-generation […]

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Latest News

July 15th

Typhoid Management Guidelines – 2019…

Typhoid Management Guidelines – 2019 ‘Typhoid Management Guidelines’ can be downloaded by clicking the following link: MMIDSP Typhoid Management Guidelines   Introduction Typhoid fever is endemic in Pakistan. With the emergence of the extensively drug resistant Salmonella Typhi, its management has become a challenge. This document is intended to guide all physicians regarding the appropriate […]

December 7th

19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID)

International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)  announces that its next International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID) will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 20-23 February 2020,, in partnership with the Malaysian Society for Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC).    

September 23rd

41st Annual Conference of PAP & 6th Joint International Conference of Societies of Pathology

Pakistan Association of Pathologists (PAP) is holding its 41st Annual Conference of PAP & 6th Joint International Conference of Societies of Pathology on 9-10 November, 2018 at PC Rawalpindi. Theme of the conference is “ Advances in Molecular Pathology – Insight in the Personalized Medicine”. The conference is being hosted by Armed Forces of Institute […]

July 25th

ProMed International Society for Infectious Diseases

For detail information about the activities of ProMed, please  follow the follwing link: June 2018 ProMED-mail Program Summary Subscriptions

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