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 Supplement Vol:60, No:3 March, 2010

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SIXTY YEARS OF JPMA - Dr. Fatema Jawad - Editor-in-Chief

2010 is the sixtieth year of publication of the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. It was founded in 1953 as a Quarterly, converted to a monthly in 1957 and Indexed with Index Medicus in 1975. Fondly called JPMA, it is the first biomedical journal of Pakistan to be indexed with this prestig....

Dr. Sarwar Chaudhry - President, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre).

With 60 years completed since the journal started its publications, I can say with high degree of confidence that the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) has been as prestigious and authentic as any medical journal of developed countries and none of the stalwarts of the association and....

Dr. Habib-ur-Rahman Soomro - Secretary General, PMA Centre.

A torch of learning research was lit in 1951 when our PMA pioneers brought the first ever medical publication — The Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. And, it was only after dedicated efforts of JPMA officials then that it became the first ever indexed medical journal in the country. ....

Dr. S. Tipu Sultan - President Elect, PMA Centre.

First ever indexed scientific medical journal of Pakistan Medical Association is proudly celebrating sixty years of its contribution to the world of medicine. Pakistan Medical Association and JPMA deserve laurels for this achievement which no journal in Pakistan can claim but only few in South As....

Dr. Ali Mohammad Ansari - Past President, Pakistan Medical Association.

It gives me a great pleasure to write these few lines on the occasion of 60th anniversary of JPMA certainly a very happy occasion to see that by measuring efforts of those who started this journal has borne ample fruit and has earned world wide recognition. The initial stalwarts of PMA like Dr. Z....

Dr. Yasmin Raashid Past - President, Pakistan Medical Association.

It gives me great pleasure to write on the occasion of 60th anniversary of Journal of Pakistan Medical Association.
JPMA has the privilege of being the first indexed journal of Pakistan. This is entirely attributed to the hard work, dedication and commitment of the Editorial Board and staf....

Dr. Masood A. Shaikh - Chairman, JPMA.

It is really a very satisfying moment in the history of Pakistan Medical Association that it has achieved a landmark of sixty years in the publication of JPMA.The only indexed medical journal of Pakistan.
To have achieved this international standard has been an uphill task. It reflects the....

My Experience With JPMA >>

Afia Zafar - Department of Pathology Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

I have been associated with Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) for more than eight years and have thoroughly enjoyed the experience of serving on the editorial board.† It is the oldest medical scientific indexed journal of Pakistan, providing an important service to our scholar c....

Dr. Aisha Mehnaz - Department of Paediatric, Dow Univeristy of Health Sciences, Karachi.

My interaction with JPMA started almost two decades back, when my first article was published in 1990. Professor Sarwar Jehan Zuberi, the then Editor was instrumental in encouraging me to write the original paper on Spectrum of Liver disorders in children. It was also the beginning of my interest....

Ali Yawar Alam - Community Health Sciences, Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad.

Medical Journalism has drastically revolutionized in recent times. Some of the worth mentioning reforms from the consumers point of view include Bench press (Online manuscript submission and online review), Editors Quick Review (Immediate rejection or sent for detailed peer review), Online Journa....

Amin A. Muhammad Gadit - Disciplne of Psychiatry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

JPMA was known to me since my graduation year as a prestigious journal published by PMA. It was later in 1994 when I came back to Pakistan after completing my postgraduate training and joined a private medical university in Karachi, I met with the then Chief Editor, Dr. Sarwar Zuberi who was the ....

Dr. Anwar Naqvi - Department of Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation, Karachi.

My exposure to JPMA was in the seventies when my father Dr. S. H. Naqvi was the Managing Secretary for five years. I used to do leg work in processing the articles for some time under Dr. Sarwar Zuberi (Editor).
I was involved with PMA Karachi its provincial and central councils and I used....

Ms. Ashraf Amin - Past Editor Studentsí Corner.

During my final year as a medical student at ZMU, I was editor of the \'Student\'s Corner\' of the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. Between March and December 2005, I was responsible for editing articles and manuscripts from around the country and selecting the articles most suitabl....

Dr A. R. Jamali - Department of Orthopedic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi.

My association with JPMA is a short one as compared to my other colleagues. However my journey began eleven years ago when I submitted couple of articles for publication. One fine morning I received an offer to join the editorial board of JPMA. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted at this off....

Dr. Fatema Jawad - Editor-in-Chief, JPMA, Karachi.

It was a Saturday afternoon in the year 1975, the month probably was June, when I went to PMA House to pay my membership fee. I was a young doctor full of energy and recently returned from Germany and I had saved enough to get a Life membership. I was taken to Dr. Mir Rahman Ali Hashmi who was th....

Muhammad Fawwad Ahmed Hussain - Editor, Student's Corner, JPMA.

It\'s been more than two years for me to be a part of JPMA team. We had gone through many ups and downs in these years but overall it\'s full of engrossment. Before coming here the perspective of JPMA in the back of my mind was something huge due to the fact that it is one of the few indexed ....

Dr. Haider A. Naqvi - Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

A journal is as good as the community of individuals it represents. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA), being a sole representative periodical of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is no exception. However, there is a silent third part to this bargain — the editorial staff. ....

Prof. S. Haroon Ahmed - Past Chairman, JPMA.

The Journal of Pakistan Medical Association is now sixty. A little short of half a century, in February 1961, I was inducted as joint editor of the Journal. Dr. A. Salim, a serious and dedicated pathologist who set up the first clinical lab in Karachi "The Lab", was its editor and jovia....

Dr. Huma Qureshi - Associate Editor-in-Chief, JPMA. Executive Director, Pakistan Medical & Research Centre.

Dr Sarwar Zuberi had been the editor of JPMA. This was the only indexed medical journal for Pakistan for a long time. Reflections in the past show that she and Dr Fatema Jawad used to come to PMA house and compile the journal every Saturday. That was a manual era and all entries of new articles a....

Itrat Mehdi - Department of Medical Oncology, African Oncology Institute, Libya.

I had the honour and privilege of being associated with JPMA from 1995-2002 as reviewer, member editorial board, and managing secretary. It has been and will always be an unforgettable part of my memory and an experience to be always proud of. I still remember one Saturday (Late) Dr. Sarwar Zuber....

Prof. Dr. Javed I. Kazi - Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi.

My experience with JPMA dates back to 1986 when I had the first taste of a publication and the first taste of JPMA, both were equally exiciting. This was about publishing a case report† "Eosinophilic gastritis" in a patient who had gastric outlet obstruction and epigstric mass, cli....

Kalimullah Thahim Department of ENT, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

Medical profession is facing lot of challenges in the new world of science where change is necessary for the betterment of the society. It incorporates a challenge with change & involves patient as a consumer, society in general and practicing doctor in particular. Therefore these challenges ....

Dr. Kiran Ejaz Research Associate, Department of Emergency Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

The notion of establishing JPMA as an internationally representative medical journal of Pakistan was envisioned 60 years back. Since then it has been a witness to drastic and dawdling shifts of change affecting medical practice and research in Pakistan.
For a young researcher, JPMA is like....

Dr. Manzoor Hussain Department of Urology, Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation, Karachi.

My association with JPMA was since 1982 when Dr. Anwar Naqvi was Managing Secretary. My first article was published in JPMA in 1995 after an exhausting review and revision then there were six more articles which were published. One of my editorial written in 2088 on "Urethral stricture disea....

Dr. Mirza Naqi Zafar - Department of Biochemistry, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi.

January 1981, I got a call from Dr. Syed Hasan Naqvi to meet him at the PMA House at 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the office of JPMA. I was there in time and he took me to an office where sat Dr. Sarwar Zuberi, Dr. Haziqul Yaqeen, Dr. Fatema Jawad and Dr. Huma Qureshi. I was introduced and he ....

Dr Muhammad Hanif Shiwani - Barnsley General Hospital, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

I feel proud to be invited to write about my experience with the JPMA. It was four years ago that I first started writing for the journal. Since then I have found JPMA a very useful medium where I could express myself and communicate with the medical community in Pakistan. This is only one of two....

Dr. Mohammad Kashif Riaz - Sub-Editor, JPMA, Karachi.

I have been working in JPMA for a little over 2 years now. This experience I\'m sure will be one of the most memorable one that I will have in the coming years. The first thing that comes to my mind when I think about JPMA is hard work, dedication and discipline. All this has been achieved by J....

Mohammad Wasay - Member, Editorial Board, JPMA. Department of Medicine/ Neurology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

My association with JPMA started when I had a meeting with Dr. Sarwar Zuberi in 2001 at a conference. She listened to my suggestions and invited to come to JPMA office on next saturday. I promised. She called after a few weeks and reminded me of my promise.
This was my first visit to a med....

Dr. Naeem Jafarey - Past Chairman, JPMA.

In 1964 when I returned from USA, I was invited by my friends and colleagues working for JPMA to join them. Since them I have been associated with JPMA in one or other capacity.
As a team the top priority in the nineteen- sixties was to streamline and strengthen the peer review system. A p....

Dr Naghma Naeem - Department of Medical Education, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

JPMA is celebrating with the present issue its 60th Birthday. During more than half a century of scientific publication service in the field of Medicine, this journal has gained international respect and reputation as a reliable publication medium. JPMA has been instrumental in providing support ....

Dr. M. Nasir Afzal - Department of Physiology, Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad.

My introduction with Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) started in 1999 when I published my first paper in any Pakistani medical journal. One thing I liked for sure about JPMA at that time was its scientifically sound review process and on-time publication of the article. No wonder, J....

Prof Nusrat H.Khan - Department of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

My introduction to JPMA dates back to 1982 when I joined DMC as Assistant Professor. I had recently returned from UK after having worked there. Since I was always fond of academics, I used to read well reputed and reliable JPMA then, to acclimatize myself to the kind of work being done here. I fo....

Qudsia Anjum - Associate Editor, JPMA.

Internet is one of the wonders of scientific technology that has made distances short. Even being faraway from the country; email seems to be a swift way of communication with your colleagues and fellow beings. One fine morning, going through email, I clicked on an email from Dr Fatema Jawad, ask....

Dr Sadiah Ahsan Pal - Department Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

My affiliation with JPMA started in 1995 upon my return to Pakistan after my postgraduate training in UK, and obtaining membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.
I was encouraged by my Senior Registrar, Mr.Isaac Manyonda and Consultants, Mr. Jeremy Wright and M....

Sajjad Raza - Past Editor, Students' Corner, JPMA.

I was a third year medical student when in January of 2008 I got an opportunity to work with Dr. Fatema Jawad and since then I haven\'t waivered; although at times my affiliation with JPMA became very stressful for me to fulfill my responsibilities at JPMA along with my studies but due to Dr Fa....

Dr. Seerat Aziz - Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, USA.

I am a graduate of Dow Medical College (now University), currently practicing Academic Radiology in the United States.† I have keenly followed the progress of the JPMA over the last several years and am extremely pleased with the direction provided by the editorial leadership.† Publicat....

Shabih Zaidi - West Birmnigham NHS Trust Hospital, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

In the initial days of our beloved country, medical documentaion did not play such an important role in a clinician\'s life. There were many resaons, but the major being that there was no medical journal to document one\'s clinical or academic experience. The credit for introducing the philos....

Dr. Shahla Siddiqui - Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

\'Prompt\' and \'Fair\' are the 2 words that come to mind when we think of JPMA especially under the guidance of Dr Zuberi and then Dr Jawad. I have initially experienced it as an author then a reviewer and now an Editor and I will always vouch for the high standards and professionalism o....

Sina Aziz - Associate Editor, JPMA.

My experience of JPMA started first as a reviewer when Prof. Zuberi (late) was the chief editor. I have now been given more responsibility and now have the responsibility of an Associate Editor. It has been a long way.
The work output of JPMA team and its dedication in my experience cannot....

Dr Suhail Anwar - Department of General Surgery, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom.

First of all, my unfeigned and unreserved congratulations to the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) for completing six decades of existence.† It is indeed a momentous tour de force to continue publishing and maintain canonicals over such an era. JPMA is one of the only four Medic....

Dr. Syed Muhammad Mubeen - Member, Editorial Board JPMA.

First, I would like to congratulate Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) on successfully completing 60 years of its publication. I must admit that it is only by the efforts of a truly dedicated team, the journal is able to maintain a high standard for scientific medical publications and....

Prof. Tasnim Ahsan - Department of Medicine, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi.

My association with JPMA has largely been one of a reviewer of papers submitted for publication, but much more than that I have always been a reader of this journal for its scientific content. JPMA is the oldest medical journal of Pakistan with international circulation. I still remember my excit....

Yasmin Wajahat - Member, Editorial Board, JPMA.

I feel honoured to share my brief working experience on the auspicious day of the completion of 60 years of the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA). It is amongst the renowned journals of the country and is published monthly. Articles are not only contributed by national but also by in....

Zohra Zaidi - Consultant Dermatologist, United Kingdom.

My first experience of JPMA was in 1988, when as a postgraduate student I had to submit an article for publication. Dr Sarwar Zuberi was then the Editor-in-Chief of the journal. I found her very encouraging and supportive. A few months before her death, I get a letter asking me to join the editor....

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