Quality Enhancement Cell at Dow University of Health Sciences was established in the last quarter of 2006 along with 29 other cells in various public sector universities throughout Pakistan under the direction of HEC. The prime objective of these cells is to practice evaluative measures to achieve excellence in performance in all areas of quality education.
The cell started functioning under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Abdul Wahid Usmani (PhD Assessment & Evaluation) who, through his extensive experience in conducting Academic Audit programmes and heading several training programmes for various universities and institutions, has initiated pioneering quality assurance measures in Dow University of Health Sciences.
Currently, the Cell is being headed by Prof.Dr.Rana Qamar Masood.
For the period of 2013-14, the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of HEC conducted ranking of all Pakistan QECs functioning in both public and private sector universities. QEC- DUHS has secured more than 91% marks and stood in W category.
QEC DUHS arranged two (02) days awareness / training sessions on the Preparation of Self-Assessment Report (SAR) for all faculty program team members on 13-14th April, 2016.
QEC DUHS, in collaboration with PIQC, conducted Internal Quality Audit (IQA) of Dow University of Health Sciences from 28th March to 9th April 2016 of all the ISO certified 9001:2008 teaching and support Departments of DUHS.
The QEC DUHS in collaboration with PIQC arranged a workshop session for the QMS coordinators and the internal auditors on Quality Management System based on ISO 9001: 2008 Standards on 05 March 2016, at Professor Masood Hameed Library block, Ojha campus DUHS.
The QEC DUHS in collaboration with PIQC arranged an awareness session for the QMS coordinators and the internal auditors on Quality Management System based on ISO 9001: 2008 Standards on 10th February 2016, at Ojha campus DUHS.
The QEC DUHS arranged a training session for the QMS coordinators and the internal auditors on internal Quality Auditing based on ISO 9001:2008 on 11th February 2016, at Ojha campus DUHS.
QEC organized review meeting on Annual Surveillance Audit Findings 2015 on 1st & 2nd Feb 2016. Vice Chancellor DUHS chaired the meetings, PIQC consultants, QEC team, and all Heads / Directors / QMS coordinators attended the session.
QEC, DUHS officials facilitated the Higher Education Commission’s Review panel on Prime Minister directives, on 27th January 2016.
Deputy Director and Assistant Director QEC, DUHS attended the seminar on “Lean Six Sigma Way to Academic Excellence in Developing and Emerging Markets” at Indus University, Karachi on November 28, 2015.
Surveillance Audit of DUHS was conducted from 10th to 14th November 2015, Prof. Dr. Rana Qamar, Director QEC was nominated as focal person for the Surveillance Audit. She smoothly facilitated the consultant regarding all queries.
QEC DUHS arranged and organized Board of Review Meeting at DUHS level. Prof. Dr. Masroor, ProVice Chancellor DUHS chaired the meeting, PIQC consultants, QEC team, and all Heads / Directors / QMS coordinators attended the meeting.
QEC DUHS, in collaboration with PIQC, conducted internal Quality Audit (IQA) of Dow University of Health Sciences from 9th October to 29th October 2015 of all the ISO certified 9001:2008 teaching and support Departments of DUHS.
Ms. Shehla Naz, Assistant Director QEC, cleared the Certification Course entitled "Certified Healthcare Quality Professional", jointly organized by the PIQC Institute of Quality & Institute of Health Management, DUHS, dated October 2015.
QEC officials attended a seminar on "Developing a Systematic Internal Quality Assurance System" by Dr Muhammad Abdul Wahid Usmani at HEC Regional Center Karachi, organized by Indus University, Karachi on August 13th 2015.