Prof. Dr. Jalal Uddin Akber
Chairman and Head of the Pediatrics Department(Baqai Medical University)
Prof. Dr. Jalal Uddin Akber is the Chairman and Head of the Pediatrics Department at Children’s Hospital - Baqai Medical University, Karachi, and the Dean of the Faculty of Nursing since 2011 and currently been promoted to Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from Feb, 2023. He has extensive experience in clinical teaching of post-graduate students and has examined various medical programs like F.C.P.S, M.C.P.S, D.C.H, and M.B.B.S, among others. His responsibilities at the Children’s Hospital include full-time faculty teaching positions for third, fourth, and final-year M.B.B.S students, curriculum designing, management, and control of clinical and administrative activities of the department. Prof. Dr. Jalal Uddin Akber is a renowned expert in Neonatology and has vast experience in various medical procedures, including neonatal resuscitation, care of pre-term low birth weight babies, management of neonatal sepsis, and malignancy unit dealing with various types of malignancies.
Prof. Dr. Jalal Uddin Akber has been part of various national and international pediatric conferences and has participated in several training programs. He has been a Master Trainer for the Lactation Management Program, the Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and the Child Survival Program in Pakistan. He has also completed several training programs like Research Proposal Development, Bio-statistics for Medical Profession, Educational Planning and Evaluation, and Quality Assurance in Medical Education, among others. Furthermore, he has been an inspector for the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, inspecting various medical colleges for affiliation.