It is impossible to be involved in the healthcare or education industry of Pakistan without
recognising the achievements of Prof. Rashid Latif.
From an early age Prof. Rashid has had a passion for education. He understands the importance of educating the youth and upholds the idea that this is the only way for a country to progress. Which is why even as a young doctor he joined the department of obstetrics and gynaecology of his alma mater Nishtar Medical college.
Prof. Rashid has made great strides in advancing the healthcare industry of Pakistan. Besides being first surgeon to perform an endoscopic surgery in Pakistan, he also accomplished the incredible feat of creating the first successful IVF pregnancy in South Asia.
Prof. Rashid spent a considerable time as Dean of postgraduates at Post Graduates Medical Institutes (PGMI) Lahore. He was also the founder president of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG)as well as the past president of The Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Pakistan (SOGP) His efforts of innovating the healthcare industry have been recognised by the government of Pakistan and has been awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz.
Besides his accomplishments as a doctor, Prof. Rashid is also credited for founding a leading private hospital: Hameed Latif Hospital. Through many years of perseverance and handwork Hameed Latif has grown to boast over 350 beds and allows doctors of various specialities to treat their patients.
Prof. Rashid's unwavering passion for academia remains undeterred by the limitations of age. He would go on to found: Rashid Latif Medical Complex, which consists of two campuses and 18+ offering students novel and thrilling opportunities to expand their expertise in their selected domains.