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SIUT pays tributes to Professor Noor Ahmed Baloch

Rich tributes were paid to Professor Noor Ahmed Baloch a former Principal of Chandka Medical College Larkana at a memorial meeting organized by SIUT (Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation) here on Thursday.

Professor Baloch passed away in Toronto (Canada) in recent days. The memorial meeting was presided by Professor Adib Rizvi, Director SIUT while speakers who paid tributes and recalled the services included the faculty members of the Institute.

Paying tributes to late, Professor Adib Rizvi said “Baloch Sahib as he was fondly addressed left an unparalleled legacy of serving patients teaching and both to students and residents. He said Baloch Sahib accomplished the challenging task of setting up specialty of Urology in Chandka Medical College which was the first of its kind in the interior of Sindh. He said another contribution of Prof Baloch was setting up a Centre of Urology in Larkana equipped with lithotripters which again happened to be the first such facility in the interior of the province. Prof Rizvi said services of late Professor Baloch will be remembered for all times to come not only as an outstanding surgeon but also in the field of medical education and hospital administration.

Professor Baloch served at Chandka as Principal from 1983 to 1984 and Medical Superintendent from 1989 to 1990 and as Professor of Urology in subsequent years till his retirement 2001.

Late Professor Baloch has also the distinction of serving SIUT as the Chief Controller Examinations and later as a Trustee till passing away.

The memorial meeting was telecasted on Zoom app and also attended in Canada by the family members of late Professor Baloch. Other speakers who addressed the meeting included Dr. Anwar Naqvi, Dr Zafar Husain, Dr Altaf Hashmi, Dr Murli Lal and Dr Buksh Ali.

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