TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON MEDICAL JOURNALISM
There has been a substantial increase in medical knowledge in the last few decades. Not only doctors, but people not directly related to the medical profession, have also developed a profound interest in health related information and the latest advancements in medical field. Medical journalism plays a pivotal role in the dissemination of this information.
In order to promote and enhance the skill of medical writing and editing a two day workshop on “Medical Journalism” was held at Army Medical College on 10 and 11 December 2018. The workshop was arranged by Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal. It was conducted by one of the most prominent members of the community of medical journalism, Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Chief Editor Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences and Secretary Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors. Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid has an experience of more than three decades in this field. He regularly conducts such workshops not only across the country but internationally as well.