Govt taking steps for quality healthcare facilities in remote areas: President

22 Nov, 2018 3:05 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The 11th International Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons was held at Armed Forces institute of Dentistry (AFID) Rawalpindi on Thursday. President Dr Arif Alvi was the chief guest.

Dr Arif Alvi, in his address, felicitated AFID and Pakistan Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (PAOMS) for organizing the international conference and said that it will truly be a learning experience for all the participants.

The President while appreciating the contributions of AFID in the field of dentistry said that AFID is among the few centers of excellence in the country, which are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for treatment in all fields of dentistry.

President Arif Alvi, who himself is a dentist, highlighted developments taking place in the field of dentistry and importance of oral health in the overall fitness of human body.

He also highlighted the importance of oral and maxillofacial surgery as one of the fastest growing specialties in dentistry.

President Dr Arif Alvi said that the government is taking all possible measures for the provision of quality healthcare facilities to the public, especially in far-flung and remote areas. He said that such conferences would prove helpful in identifying new avenues for improvement.

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