The Association of Paediatric Surgeons of Pakistan (APSP): A platform for improving pediatric surgical services in Pakistan

Authors

  • Inayat Ur Rehman Department of Pediatric Surgery, KTH, Peshawar
  • Muhammad Saleem Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore
  • Sajjad Ali Department of Pediatric Surgery Khyber Teaching hospital Peshawar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46831/jpas.v1i1.25

Keywords:

APSP, Pakistan, Pediatric surgery, Pediatric surgeon

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Author Biographies

Inayat Ur Rehman, Department of Pediatric Surgery, KTH, Peshawar

Professsor

Provincial Coordinator of Pediatric Advance Laparoscopic Surgery Association, Pakistan.

President Association of Paediatric Surgeons of Pakistan

Muhammad Saleem, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore

Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Medical Director

Sajjad Ali, Department of Pediatric Surgery Khyber Teaching hospital Peshawar

Assistant Professor

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Published

2020-07-10 — Updated on 2020-09-21

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Rehman IU, Saleem M, Ali S. The Association of Paediatric Surgeons of Pakistan (APSP): A platform for improving pediatric surgical services in Pakistan. J Pediatr Adolesc Surg [Internet]. 2020Sep.21 [cited 2020Oct.28];1(1):2-3. Available from: http://jpedas.org/ojs/index.php/jpedas/article/view/25
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