The Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation representatives met with the students prior to their departure for the Global and Public Heath medical program at Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar. These students were selected after extensive interview sessions from universities nationwide.
This is a four weeks medical program being held at the Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar. This program hosts undergraduate students from universities in various parts of the world and is an excellent opportunity for participants to learn about the latest research being undertaken in the field of improving Global and Public health, success of the Qatar health policies and how this nation in the Middle East transformed itself into a modern city-state with excellent health facilities to cater to the needs of its citizens.
These students will also get an opportunity to learn about the latest research efforts to integrate life style medicine with environmental, genetic and related factors to address the health care needs of various communities in the country and the region with a focus on a preventing the occurrence of commonly occurring diseases to improve the overall quality of life.
This is the first year of this program at Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar and Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation is pleased to have formed this affiliation as a continuous effort in making investments into various education initiatives in Pakistan. The foundation annually sponsors such initiatives to support and improve the well being of the Pakistani citizens.
The Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation is a non-profit organization that has been working towards healthcare, education and social enterprise through sustainable development to underprivileged members of society with a special focus on women, minorities, children and disabled individuals. Foundation goal is to promote economic development and to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential. Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation also works nationally to provide immediate humanitarian relief during periods of crisis by delivering medical services, clean water, nutrition and housing to individuals displaced by natural calamities.