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Congratulations Dr Waris Qidwai for Honorary Lifetime Membership Award with WONCA

<div>Professor Waris Qidwai, the Chairman and Service Line Chief for Family Health at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, was awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership by World Organization of Family Doctors on Monday, 7 November 2016. Dr Waris has successfully lead Research Groups at an international level. The ceremony was held in Rio, Brazil.</div><div>
</div><div>WONCA is a not-for-profit professional organization comprising of 122 member countries worldwide operating through seven regions. It is one of the  world’s largest medical organizations with half a million family physician and general practitioner members from across the globe. It focuses on establishing high standards of care that should be made available to everyone equally.</div><div>
</div><div>Professor Waris Qidwai was previously elected chair of the prestigious WONCA Working Party on Research, in 2010. Based on his outstanding research efforts in the area of Family Medicine, he was reinstated for a second term, in 2013. Professor Waris Qidwai was the first individual from the developing nations to be elected for this position.​</div>