Vice Chancellor Khyber Medical University Prof. Dr. Zia-ul-Haq visited Bacha Khan Medical College Mardan and inaugurated the sub-office of Khyber Medical University ORIC (Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization) at Bacha Khan Medical College here yesterday.
An MOU was also signed between the two institutions to encourage research activities. In light of this MOU, KMU will provide access to the faculty of BKMC to their digital library and to different software’s like Turnitin. This will provide free access to all research articles in the world. KMU will also launch MHR (Master in Health Research) degree program at Bacha Khan Medical College.
Khyber Medical University Peshawar and Bacha Khan Medical College will now launch clinical trials and other joint research projects in Mardan Medical Complex, Mardan and other hospitals in Malakand Region. Bacha Khan Medical College is the first medical college of the province to sign an MOU with Khyber Medical University for research activities and set up an Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC). Bacha Khan Medical College will serve as the Regional Hub for research and training activities for Nowshera Medical College Nowshera, Gaju Khan Medical College Sawabi and Saidu Medical College Swat..