• Theme: Extending standard Musculoskeletal
    care to less Privileged areas
  • Chairman: Prof. Masood Ahmed Qazi

For Registration & Contact: Mr. Farhan Noor
Email: fanoor@hotmail.com
Cell: 0300 8521403

Dear Colleagues and POA Members,

Assalam o Alaikum,

Pak Orthocon 2018 will Insha Allah be held after 71 days on 15th Nov, 2018. Let’s together make it a memorable event and project Pakistan as an emerging country with progress in education its priority.
Fifth scientific committee meeting was held at conference hall, Department of Orthopaedics, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi on August 28, 2018.  Most session coordinators participated in the meeting or where represented by colleague.

  • Dr. Khalid Mahmood Shah
  • Prof. Muhammad Amin Chinoy
  • Prof. Syed Kamran Ahmed
  • Prof. M. Sohail Rafi
  • Dr. Tashfeen Ahmad
  • Dr. M. Ather Siddiqui
  • Dr. Kazim Najjad
  • Dr. Muhammad Sufyan
  • Other
 We have received 68 research papers for podium and poster presentation. All authors where sent acknowledgement letter within 72 hours of receiving their research work. All research papers where reviewed by session coordinators and their team. As per set target, letters of acceptance/rejection of papers for podium and poster presentations have been sent to authors by August 31, 2018. Authors who have submitted their consent for publication of their manuscripts at JPOA (Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association) have been sent to Editor JPOA for review and publication. Authors who have not yet received their letter of acceptance/rejection from scientific committee should communicate by September 15, 2018. We would request all consultants who want to present their research and clinical experience to communicate with session coordinators.

 We are also organizing “MEET THE EXPERT” sessions at breakfast. This will be an opportunity for residents and young consultants to meet international faculties, to discuss opportunities of international fellowships and short visitation at international centre of excellence. We request all the head of department to send their residents/ post graduate trainees to avail this mega opportunity Please share your ideas to further improve the scientific content.
Kind regards

Prof. Syed Shahid Noor
Chairman Scientific Committee
32nd Pak Orthocon 2018

Dr. Attiq ur Rehman
Secretary Scientific Committee
32nd Pak Orthocon 2018


It gives me an immense pleasure to inform you that Karachi has the opportunity to hold 32 nd International Pak Orthocon 2018. This scientific conference is going to be organized by Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) from 15 – 18th November, 2018 at Hotel Pearl Continental, Karachi. The theme of the conference is - “Extending standard Musculoskeletal care to less Privileged areas”.

The Scientific Committee of the 32 nd International Pak Orthocon 2018 has the pleasure of inviting your scientific work for the conference. It is to submit a full manuscript along-with the abstract. To facilitate this, and as an incentive to researchers, we have made an elaborative arrangement with JPOA (Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association) a HEC recognized Journal, to publish a special edition for our approved manuscripts, that should be available online. I would encourage all the faculty members and residents to come forward and submit their manuscript before May 30thApril 30 th , 2018. We are sure that this conference will provide us an opportunity to unveil the recent advances and researches that is being carried out in the field of Orthopaedic in Pakistan.

It will also provide a platform for informative discussions and interactions as well as sharing knowledge and experience.

Hope to have an amazing conference in Karachi and looking forward to seeing your scientific works.

With best regards

Prof. Masood Ahmed Qazi
Pak Orthocon 2018



Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the most populous city in Pakistan, sixth most populous city proper in the world and the 8th most populous metropolitan city in the world.

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