The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) has added Dr Hina Javed of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to its list of “Featured Doctor.” Dr Hina Javed is the second family physician from Pakistan to receive this honour.
Dr Hina Javed is currently serving as an assistant professor at the UHS Family Medicine department. The World Organization of Family Physicians has more than 500,000 family doctors from 131 countries as its members. Each month, the organization selects two family doctors from around the world for the honour based on outstanding performance. This month, Dr Hina Javed from Pakistan and Dr Gorcia Guterres Gomez from Spain have been selected.
Dr Hina Javed was given this award for raising public awareness in the field of primary care. She has done significant work in the field of antibiotics stewardship and injection safety. She also trained young doctors for telemedicine services during the coronavirus pandemic. UHS Vice-Chancellor Prof. Javed Akram has congratulated Dr Hina Javed on this achievement.