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Department of Paediatrics

Paediatrics department was created in 1964 as a part of then Liaquat Medical College and Hospital by Government of Sindh. Paediatrics Department has two units. Unit I is headed by Prof Salma Shaikh who is also dean faculty of medicine and allied .Unit II and department is headed by Chairman (Prof. M Akbar Nizamani).Department works under the Vice chancellor of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Prof. Noshad A Shaikh.

Department has 180 beds and baby cots at both units located at Hyderabad and Jamshoro, and two OPDs.

Department has E&R, general ward nursery, ICU, SC and ARI wards. It has central oxygen, suction , laundry pharmacy, laboratory, and essential equipments. It caters to the need of about 100,000 children at OPDs and about 20,000 indoor sick children. It has EPI and nutrition clinics.


Library 02, (Estimated 200 books ), Journals 03, On line Journals (LUMHS), Multiple, Seminar rooms 4 Skill labs 02, I.T lab 0, 1OSPE centre 01, Project office 01

Rerearch Papers Published by Department in Last 5 Years

  • Audit of Mortality in Neonates and Young Infants at PMCH Nawabshah Medical Channel Vol.11 No.1. January 2005.Pages 7-15
  • Burden of Malaria in Sindh, Pakistan. Two Years Surveillance. JLUMHS, Vol.05; No: 02Aug, 2006 Page76-83
  • Comparison of Artemether and Quinine in Severe Malaria in Children. World Applied Sciences Journal 2 (3): 163-167, July 2007
  • Etiological spectrum of pancytopenia in children, J of CPSP Pakistan, March 2008
  • Predicting mortality in severe acute malnutrition by anthropometric measurements. Medical Channel December 2009
  • Feeding belief & practices of mothers/ care given for their infects. JLUMHS Vol 5 No 1 Jan-April 2006
  • Study of disease pattern & vaccination status in rural area of Sindh. Medical Channel Vol: 11 No 3 July-Sept 2005
  • A comparative clinical study of artemether and quinine in children with severe malaria. (Published in WJAS in June 2007)