Need And Importance Of Medical Social Work Practice: Evidence, Challenges And Prospects With Special Reference To Karachi City

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  • Dr Sakina Riaz Department of Social Work, University of Karachi

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https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v2i1.284

Abstract

This study briefly describes the history of this profession and also discusses the role of Medical Social Worker in Pakistani context. Furthermore, it also outlines some contemporary issues in this field. The paper is divided into three sections, section one provides a concise introduction of social work practices at global level, section two covers the history of the profession with special reference to Pakistani pedagogies. The succeeding portion covers the recommendation and concludes with some of the main structural, systemic, and professional challenges that remain and a call to action. An attempt has been made by the authors for in-depth analysis of the various aspects of existing practices; identify the problems and prospects of Medical Social Work with especial reference to Karachi, an urban city of Pakistan. This study is an exploratory research and the researcher has employed qualitative methods to explore this issue.

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Published

2015-12-31

How to Cite

Riaz, S. (2015). Need And Importance Of Medical Social Work Practice: Evidence, Challenges And Prospects With Special Reference To Karachi City. Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 2(1), 55–71. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjass.v2i1.284

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