Article by: Mr. Ahmed Jahangeer Khan
Doctor is an academic title that originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning the word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docere ‘to teach’. It has been used as an academic title in Europe since the 13th century, when the first doctorates were awarded at the University of Bologna and the University of Paris. Contracted “Dr” or “Dr.” , it is used as a designation for a person who has obtained a Doctorate (i.e. PhD). Today Balochistan Stars is going to introduce you with a man holding this title for many years and through the tile serving the nation for almost many years Dr. Abdul Kareem Zarkoon (Kidney Specialist).
He belongs from the rich soil of Kohlu, Balochistan. He belonged from a poor family and due to his extreme hard work today he is the one of successful person living on the face of Balochistan. His primary education was from Kohlu and reached Loralai for Intermediate and had done his M.B.B.S from BMC (Bolan Medical College).
In present he has the honored designations of College of Physicians: Examiner, Member of Faculty of Nephrology: and Kidney Center: Chief Executive officer Kidney Center. Now Coming to the turning part of the life of Dr. Kareem that how did he came to this field is at the time period of Dr. Kareem only two fields were more known 1) The Engineering and 2) Doctor. Looking at Dr. Kareem’s humbleness and kind heartiness he was suggested to be a Doctor.
He started his career in 1992 and was appointed as a Medical Officer in Civil Hospital QTA. In 1995 he reached PIMS (Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences) and done Post Graduation there for 5 Years and then came back to Quetta for his present post. Through and with the help of his talent he has been Junior Professor, Senior Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Chief Executive officer. Insteadof being Doctor he also has the honor of being a Social Activist.
He has presented his country in many international platforms which consists of Europe, Bangkok, Russia and which approximately covers more than 30 countries. He has been awarded by many awards like Anti-Corruption Award and also by many appreciation certificates and awards for good work and his loyal services. As narrated by Dr. Kareem his ideal personality is Ex-Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch. His hobby is Helping Humanity.
He believes that it is his duty to help the youth and work for them and also work for women empowerment and his Message for the youth is that” We Cannot always Build the Future for Youth, but we can Build our Youth for the Future”.