Teach Pak Program 2023

The “Teach Pak program” is a complimentary, multi-location educational initiative that spans five weeks, commencing on October 10th. The program focuses on case-based scenarios and is scheduled to be held this year in various cities, including Karachi, Larkana, Bahawalpur, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Multan, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Peshawar, and Quetta. Please note that participation in this course is exclusively for medical doctors and final year medical students. Attendance at the designated center is obligatory.

Course Highlights

  • 5 week, multi-center, blended course structure 2023
  • Simultaneously in 10 cities across Pakistan linked via ZOOM
  • Case-based presentations on common aspects of chronic liver disease
  • Conducted by renowned national & international faculty
  • Once a week face to face contact session (i.e. every Tuesday)
  • Weekly online assignments
  • PSSLD endorsed certificates at the end of the course to successful participants
  • Course is free of charge

Course Curriculum

  • Epidemiology and prevention of HBV and HCV
  • Diagnosis and assessment in HBV and HCV
  • Treatment of HBV and HCV
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Cirrhosis and its complications

Who Should Attend

Family Physicians
General Practitioners
Postgraduate Trainees
and Medical Students

Oct 6, 2023

The last date of registration.
Date Topic Presenter Duration
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
14:30 - 17:00
Epidemiology and prevention in HBV and HCV
Introduction to the course
Dr. Muhammad Kamran
30 mins
Epidemiology of HBV and HCV
Dr Zaigham Abbas
30 mins
Prevention of HBV and HCV
Dr Bakht Biland
30 mins
HBV and HCV exposure-Guidelines for healthcare professionals
Dr Beenish Syed
30 mins
30 mins
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
14:30 - 17:00
Diagnostics and assessment in HBV and HCV
Signs and Symptoms of liver disease
Dr Junaid Saleem
30 mins
Interpretation of LFTs/ CTP score/ MELD score
Dr Altaf Baqir
30 mins
Radiological evaluation of liver disease
Dr Abdul Raouf
30 mins
Serological and Molecular tests for HBV and HCV
Dr Mian Shah Yousuf
30 mins
30 mins
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
14:30 - 16:50
Treatment of HBV and HCV
HBV-Guidelines/candidacy for treatment
Dr Shahid Rasool
30 mins
HBV-Case based scenarios
Dr Nauman Zakir (UK)
30 mins
HCV- Guidelines/candidacy for treatment
Dr Altaf Ahmed Shaikh
30 mins
HCV-Case based scenarios
Dr Faisal Wasim Ismail
30 mins
Global elimination of viral hepatitis:
Challenges and prospects
Dr Qazi Masroor
20 mins
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
14:30 - 17:00
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease / Non Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis
Epidemiology, diagnosis and new nomenclature of NAFLD/ NASH
Dr Sadik Memon
30 mins
Treatment of NAFLD/ NASH
Dr Iftikhar Ali Shah
30 mins
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Radiological diagnosis of HCC
Dr Muhammad Azeemuddin
30 mins
Screening and Treatment in HCC
Dr Muhammad Salih
30 mins
30 mins
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
14:30 - 16:30
Cirrhosis and its complications
Ascites and SBP
Dr Saleh Channa
30 min
Variceal bleeding
Dr Sherbat Khan
30 min
Malnutrition and PSE
Dr Farhana Kayani
30 min
30 min