About the Journal
Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex (SZMC) Lahore was founded in 1986. From the beginning, it has maintained its reputation as one of the most prestigious postgraduate medical training institutions in Pakistan. Through the years it has developed into a mega tertiary health care center with millions of patients having received exemplary patient care and treatment.
SZMC now encompasses 6 institutes; Shaikh Zayed Hospital (SZH), National Health Research Complex(NHRC), National Institute of Kidney Diseases(NIKD), Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute(SZPGMI), Shaikha Fatima Institute of Nursing And Health Sciences(SFINHS) & Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College(SKZMDC).
Proceedings is the official journal of the Complex since its inception, endorsed by the Pakistan Medical Commission, and now in its 35th year of publication. In 2015 the journal was placed online as an open access digital repository of health research conducted over the past three past decades, present and future within Pakistan and abroad.
We have achieved 3 years of HEC Y Category Indexation. Our OJS supported Proceedings website of international standards connects us to the world.
In the era of rapidly changing scenarios, global warming, life threatening heat waves, floods, wars, famine and disease encompassing the globe we steadfastly publish a diverse July to September 2023 Proceedings articles on medical, surgical, and allied health disciplines. All articles submitted for publication have been judged on stringent international standards of plagiarism and blind peer reviews.
Our Editions have achieved expanded viewership with researchers in wide ranging medical fields from different institutions publishing their research in Proceedings. Our nexus of undergraduate and postgraduate researchers, supervisors, academicians, and reviewers remains imperative to achieving rigorous standards of research, writing and evaluation in Proceedings.
Our desire is to build linkages with top journals and researchers both in the country and abroad.
In Sha Allah.
Our Motto “We Venture Forth”