About HCSP

About HCSP

Welcome to the official website of the Histopathology and Cytology Society of Pakistan  (HCSP) . We are a vibrant and dynamic  organization  founded in  2010.   The purpose was to bring together all histopathologists of the country  on one platform so as to be able to take the specialty  forwards in a unified manner.

The  society was registered  with the Government  of Pakistan  in Distt Rawalpindi   on  6th October 2012. The society has been  having  regular  annual conferences   of its own as well as actively participating in the Annual Pakistan Association of Pathologists (PAP)  conferences. The  1st  annual  conference  was held at Allama Iqbal Medical College In 2010 hosted and organized  by Prof Noshin Wasim  Yusuf. On this occasion many  senior   histopathologists of the country were honoured  and acknowledge with life membership for their  achievement.

The 2nd  annual conference was held in  Nathiagali in 2011. It was arranged by combined efforts of histopathology faculties  of various Hospitals  in Islamabad. It was a 2 day well attended and very enjoyable affair. The 3rd conference was arranged in Lahore in 2012 organized  by Chughtai  laboratories . It was a very successful event appreciated by juniors  and  seniors  alike.

The 4th conference was held in Karachi in November 2013 organized by Aga Khan University  hospital faculty. It was a joint meeting with International Academy of Pathology –Pakistan division (IAP-Pak) and was also graced by the President  of IAP Prof Samir Amr as well as many other international speakers.

The 5th conference was  also joint with IAP-PAK division held in  Lahore arranged by Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital.

The 6th conference was held in Islamabad ,organized by Shifa International Hospital . Many international speakers participated in the two day affair.

The  next conference in 2017 is planned for Karachi but the  dates are not  yet  finalized.