President for focusing on nutrition

Karachi: President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday called for focusing on nutrition to reduce the incidents of stunting, encouraging mothers to breast feed their children and educating women on early recognition of breast cancer.

He was addressing 6th Convocation of Karachi Medical and Dental College in Karachi.

The President said that the majority of diseases and health issues can be prevented through adoption of a healthy lifestyle.

Advising the graduating doctors, he said you should realize that people have a lot of expectations from you as they come to you in a state of grief and you should treat them with compassion and it is a fact that treatment with compassionate feeling brings out the best of results.

Dr Alvi said that medical profession was developing at a fast pace and your quest for knowledge should continue in your professional life as well.

He also vowed to discuss and explore the possibilities of upgradation of KMDC to the status of University with Mayor Karachi.