World Hepatitis Day 2018

HIGHLIGHTS OF TOPICS

  • Hepatits B
  • Hepatits C
  • Liver Cancer
  • Safe Blood Transfusion
  • Needle and Injection Safety
  • Vaccination
  • Hepatitis Delta

VENUE

  • PC Hotel

RSVP

  • Dr. M. S. Ghauri
  • Cell: 0333-2150948
  • Email: drghauri@pssld.org.pk

PROGRAM

  • “World Hepatitis Day 2018” Saturday 28, July 2018 at 3pm
  • PC Hotel , Lahore
Sr. No Topic Speaker University/Organization
1 Hepatitis C Prof. Saeed Hamid Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi
2 Hepatitis B Prof.Zaigham Abbas Ziauddin Medical University Karachi
3 Liver Cancer Prof. Zahid Azam Dow University of Health Sciences
4 Safe Blood Transfusion Dr. Lubna Kamani Liaquat National Hospital Karachi
5 Needle & Injection Safety Prof. Jamil Ahmed Baqai Medical University Karachi
6 Vaccination Prof. Sadik Memon AIMS & Isra University Hyderabad
7 Intravenous Drugs Users Prof. S. M. Munir United Medical & Dental College
8 Screening Prof. Qayoom Memon Peoples Medical College/Hospital, Shaheed Benazeerabad
9 Topic Hepatitis A & E Dr. Bashir Shaikh Shaheed Mohtarma Benazeer Bhutto Medical University Larkana
10 Hepatitis Delta Dr. SalehChanna Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College/Hospital, Sukkur
11 Liver Transplant Dr. Nasir Hussain Luck Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation
12 Concluding Remarks Prof. Wasim Jafri Chief Guest and Chair of Seminar Press Release

Activities

World hepatitis day is observed all over the globe on 28th July every year, aims to raise Global awareness of hepatitis and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.In contribution to this day Pakistan society of Gastroenterology , Pakistan society for the study of Liver disease, Digestive Disease Foundation and Post Graduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital jointly organised a seminar on 28th July 2018 at PC hotel, Lahore.Chief Guest Prof.Dr.Brig.Masood Siddiq gave introductory remarks.Renowned GI personals Prof.Nusrat Ullah ch, Prof.Anwar A khan, Prof Altaf Alam, Prof.Ghias Un Nabi Tayyab, Prof Arif Nadeem and Prof. Shumail Zafar explained the epidemology of Hepatitis in Pakistan and introduce audiance comprising of more than 500 health care professionals including doctors, nurses and paramedics about the new guidelines of Hepatits B and C regarding diagnosis, management plans and related complications. Punjab health department personals elaborated the hepatitis control initiatives by Primary & Secondary health department and Specialised healthcare and medical education department. In the end Dr Israr ul Haque Toor extended vote of thanks to worthy faculty and participants.
World Hepatitis Day in Lahore