Pakistan Society Of
Nuclear Medicine
History
 Established in 1994 at Institute of Nuclear
Medicine & Oncology INMOL, Lahore
 Founder Members
 Saeeda Asghar,...
Organization
 President:
Dr Saeeda Asghar, INMOL Lahore
 Senior Vice President:
Dr Shahid Kamal, KIRAN Karachi
 Vice Pr...
 General Secretary:
Dr Ahmad Qureshy, INMOL Lahore
 Treasurer:
Mrs Areesha Zaman, INMOL Lahore
 Publication Secretary:
...
Membership
 Life Members 8
Founder Members & Senior Faculty of NM at CPSP&
PIEAS
 Full Members 98
Nuclear Medicine Physi...
Aims & Objectives
 Education & Training of Nuclear Medicine
Physicians & Technologists
 Creating awareness about Nuclear...
Major Activities
 Teaching & Training
 Organizing clinical meetings at various teaching
hospitals and institutes.
 Acad...
Major Activities
 Promotion of Nuclear Medicine
 Working in close coordination with Radiological
Society of Pakistan, Pa...
Major Activities
 Promotion of Nuclear Medicine (Contd…)
 Providing help and guidelines to various institutes
and person...
Major Activities
 Coordination & Collaboration with Other
Organizations
 PSNM is working in coordination with
 IAEA thr...
 PSNM successfully organized “ PSNM Conference on
Nuclear Medicine” in April, 2002.
 Local Participants: 350
 Foreign P...
Current Problems
 Teaching & training of Nuclear Medicine
Physicians
 MSc Nuclear Medicine: 2 years program
 FCPS Nucle...
Current Problems
 Teaching & Training of NM Technologists
 NM Certification / diploma courses do not exist.
 NM technol...
Future Plans
 Main Activities for 2003 (Remaining)
 Publication of PJNM in December 2003.
 Executive Committee Meeting ...
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Pakistan Society Of Nuclear Medicine

  1. 1. Pakistan Society Of Nuclear Medicine
  2. 2. History  Established in 1994 at Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology INMOL, Lahore  Founder Members  Saeeda Asghar, DABNM (USA) from INMOL  GM Shah Syed, PhD (UK) from SKMCH  Shahid Mahmood, PhD (UK) from PIC  Maqbool A Shahid, DMRT from INMOL  Mrs Areesha Zaman, MSc from INMOL
  3. 3. Organization  President: Dr Saeeda Asghar, INMOL Lahore  Senior Vice President: Dr Shahid Kamal, KIRAN Karachi  Vice Presidents: Dr Maj.Gen. Amin Waqar, CMH Rawalpindi Dr Muhammad Naeem, CENUM Lahore Dr Muhammad Ayub, PIC Lahore
  4. 4.  General Secretary: Dr Ahmad Qureshy, INMOL Lahore  Treasurer: Mrs Areesha Zaman, INMOL Lahore  Publication Secretary: Dr Muhammad Numair Younis, INMOL Lahore
  5. 5. Membership  Life Members 8 Founder Members & Senior Faculty of NM at CPSP& PIEAS  Full Members 98 Nuclear Medicine Physicians, Medical Physicists & Scientists, Radiologists, Oncologists  Junior Members 18 Students and Residents  Technologists 11 Total: 135  Corporate Members
  6. 6. Aims & Objectives  Education & Training of Nuclear Medicine Physicians & Technologists  Creating awareness about Nuclear Medicine in the health professionals and promoting its use in the disease management.  Coordination & collaboration with other local, regional and international societies/bodies particularly of NM.
  7. 7. Major Activities  Teaching & Training  Organizing clinical meetings at various teaching hospitals and institutes.  Academic sessions at various institutes throughout the country.  With persistent efforts of PSNM, CPSP has started FCPS in Nuclear Medicine since 1998. First fellow qualified in 2002.  Collaborating with CPSP in NM course formulation, resident’s training program, guidelines on examination etc.
  8. 8. Major Activities  Promotion of Nuclear Medicine  Working in close coordination with Radiological Society of Pakistan, Pakistan Society of Clinical Oncologists, Pakistan Cardiology Society and other local organizations.  Publication of monthly NM Newsletter since 2000.  Participating in activities of PNRA & DNS regarding national guidelines on nuclear safety, safe handling of radioactive materials etc.
  9. 9. Major Activities  Promotion of Nuclear Medicine (Contd…)  Providing help and guidelines to various institutes and personnel in establishing and running of NM departments in terms of knowledge, skill, radiation safety guidelines etc.  Working on creating standardized clinical protocols for NM procedures at national level.
  10. 10. Major Activities  Coordination & Collaboration with Other Organizations  PSNM is working in coordination with  IAEA through Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission  ARCCNM  WFNMB  ESNM  ASNC
  11. 11.  PSNM successfully organized “ PSNM Conference on Nuclear Medicine” in April, 2002.  Local Participants: 350  Foreign Participants: 25  Scientific sessions on 3rd & 4th April comprised of  3 state of the art lectures  30 scientific papers
  12. 12. Current Problems  Teaching & training of Nuclear Medicine Physicians  MSc Nuclear Medicine: 2 years program  FCPS Nuclear Medicine: 4 years program  Few Institutes with modern state of the art gamma cameras  Limited use of newer imaging techniques and procedures  Lack of availability of expensive and costly kits and isotopes  No facility with PET.
  13. 13. Current Problems  Teaching & Training of NM Technologists  NM Certification / diploma courses do not exist.  NM technologists are trained through short courses organized by PIEAS, PSNM.  Mostly on job training.  In collaboration with IAEA, Distance Assisted Program (DAT) was organized and was fruitful.
  14. 14. Future Plans  Main Activities for 2003 (Remaining)  Publication of PJNM in December 2003.  Executive Committee Meeting in December 2003.  Main Activity for 2004  NM Conference on 8th- 9th April, 2004 in Lahore
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