Ninth Convocation of the Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences will be held on the 14th and 15th December, 1993 at the Baqai Medical College, Karachi. There will also be Convocation conference on the subject of "Medicines for the Health-care in Pakistan" and a Seminar and a Workshop, the subject for which will be announced later. Professor Ata-ur-Rehman, FPAMS Dean of the Postgraduate Faulty of the Baqai Medical College, Karachi (P.O. Box 2407, Karachi) will be the Convener. Further information can be had from him.