LAHORE: Punjab University Institute of Special Education has organized a one day seminar on general health diabetes and free medical camp in collaboration with Punjab Welfare Trust for Disabled, Ghazali Education Trust, Akhuwat Trust and Child Welfare Centre.

The collaborating organization provided free medical checkup, health, consultation and medicines to the persons with disabilities and their parents in particular for university community. On the occasion, Dr Izhar Hashmi from General Hospital, Dr Tahir Rasool, Dr Abid Hussain, Dr Humera Bano, Director Institute of Special Education Dr Humaira Bano and others medical experts addressed the seminar.

More than three hundred students with disabilities and their parents availed the opportunity of free of cost medical tests during a free medical camp. They highlighted the importance of mainstreaming the persons with disabilities and providing them opportunities to express their abilities. The seminar was presided over by Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Saleem while CWC Principal Dr Ayesha Wajih Ullah also spoke at this occasion.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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