DOW University of Health Sciences: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#4186 of 14,131 In the World
#1435 of 5,830 In Asia
#23 of 175 In Pakistan
#444 of 1,172 For Family medicine

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
8,006
Male:Female Ratio
24:76
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.duhs.edu.pk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarJan to Dec for Professional year programs and semester based system (Jan - March and Sept to Dec) for spring and fall semesters.
Enrollment8,006
Full time employee1,076
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,027
Citations
27,697

DOW University of Health Sciences majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
2,442 / 24,660
Biology
497 / 5,462
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
400 / 13,006
Surgery
340 / 2,141
Demography
296 / 11,359
Health Science
253 / 1,795
Family medicine
239 / 2,351
Pediatrics
228 / 1,662
Public Health
177 / 4,350
Psychology
173 / 1,314
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
168 / 582
Oncology and Cancer research
153 / 1,937
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
137 / 174
Healthcare Management (MHA)
135 / 1,024
Cardiology
130 / 870
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
99 / 564
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
98 / 848
Critical Care Nursing
93 / 689
Physical Therapy
85 / 421
Chemistry
80 / 395
Virology
77 / 699
Pathology
74 / 176
Dentistry
73 / 534
Psychiatry
70 / 747
Immunology
69 / 1,826
Epidemiology
67 / 7,037
Pharmacology
66 / 290
Computer Science
64 / 690
Dermatology
61 / 80
Business
60 / 452
Anesthesiology
54 / 291
Economics
43 / 1,114
Physics
40 / 146
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
38 / 492
Nursing
38 / 290
Engineering
37 / 169
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
36 / 72
Development Studies
35 / 1,075
Occupational Therapy
33 / 72
Clinical Psychology
33 / 163

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2001 0 1
2002 0 0
2003 1 0
2004 6 4
2005 16 8
2006 16 20
2007 40 26
2008 41 78
2009 51 155
2010 78 194
2011 95 338
2012 104 476
2013 168 780
2014 201 1066
2015 231 1332
2016 242 1456
2017 301 1653
2018 407 1974
2019 472 3770
2020 594 7768
2021 572 10115

Tuition

International studetns 18,000 for Professional year (MBBS- Admission in DIMC only); 10,0000 -12,0000 for overseas-sponsored students. (USD)
Local studetns Varies for each degree awarding program (approx. 80,000 PKR to 150, 000 PKR) per semester. (PKR)

The DOW University of Health Sciences has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Dentistry, Medical Auxiliaries, Medical Technology, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Radiology, Surgery
Master's Degree/ M. Phil Anaesthesiology, Business Administration, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Periodontics, Pharmacy, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Surgery
PhD Biomedicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health

Notable alumni

  1. Asim Hussain

    Asim Hussain
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    businesspersonphysicianpolitician
    Biography

    Asim Hussain, SI, HI is a Pakistani-Canadian, active in the fields of health, education, and Pakistani politics. He is chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi, and former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources, Pakistan. He was a member of the Senate of Pakistan as part of Pakistan Peoples Party from 2009 to 2015.

  2. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan

    Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ishratul Ibad Khan is a politician who served as the 30th Governor of Sindh, Pakistan. lbad is a Pakistan-born citizen He took up the post of Governor of Sindh, Pakistan on 27 December 2002, becoming the youngest governor to hold the office. After a fight with his cousin Dr Mohsin(Uncle),on 16 July 2008, he became the province's longest-serving governor. He resigned on 27 June 2011, but his resignation was not accepted by the President of Pakistan. He resumed his official Governor duties from Tuesday, 19 July 2011. On 9 November 2016, he was removed as Governor of Sindh and replaced by Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui.

  3. Nausheen Hamid

    Nausheen Hamid
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dr. Nausheen Hamid is a Pakistani politician and social activist who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. She is the current Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, in office since September 2018.

  4. Tahir Shamsi

    Tahir Shamsi
    Years
    1962-2021 (aged 59)
    Enrolled in the DOW University of Health Sciences
    1981-1987 graduated with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    Occupations
    inventorresearcherhematologistwriter
    Biography

    Tahir Sultan Shamsi was a Pakistani professor of medicine, researcher and pioneer of Bone marrow transplant in Pakistan worked as a clinical hematologist and bone marrow transplant physician. He established the National Institute for Blood Diseases (NIBD). He was the director of the Stem Cell Programme at NIBD as well.

General info

Alternative names DUHS
ڈاؤ یونیورسٹی آف ہیلتھ سائنسز
Founded 2004
Accreditation Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Motto Prevention Is Better than Cure
Academic structure Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Business
Faculty of Allied Sciences
Faculty of Dentistry
Affiliations and memberships Talloires Network

Location and Contacts

Address Baba-e-Urdu Road
Saddar Town, Sindh, 74200
Pakistan
City population 616,000
Phone +92 (21) 9921 5754 - 7
Fax +92 (21) 9921 5763

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