Webinar on COVID 19 Guidelines for Healthcare workers

Online Campaign

COVID 19 Guidelines for Healthcare Workers

March 18, 2020
National Council

March 18, 2020

Online

Event Details:

This was a closed-ended session with 66 Medical Students from the 3rd, 4th, and Final Year. The latest updates about COVID 19 were discussed by Dr. Umair Haider.

He shed lights on:

  • Concept of Incubation Period
  • Definition of Suspected Cases
  • Who needs to be tested?
  • Which Samples to be taken?
  • Type of test.
  • Early Recognition of the case.
  • Contact and Droplet Precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment’s (PPEs)
  • Quarantine and Isolation for COVID 19 
  • Clinical Management of Suspected or Confirmed COVID 19 Case
  • Public Health Measures

There was a 1-hour Q/A session at the end.

Speakers:

Dr. Umair Haider

Chief Operating Officer, Infection Prevention and Control Foundation

Moderator:

Dr. Ayesha Rehan

President, VFAHT National Council 2020

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Webinar on Second Wave of COVID-19: Current Statistics and Vaccination Roll-out

Webinar

Second Wave of COVID-19: Current Statistics and Vaccination Roll-out

December 20, 2020

The University of Lahore

December 20, 2020

Online

Event Details:

The webinar was organized by the VFAHT- University of Lahore Local Council to highlight the effects of the second wave of COVID-19 in Pakistan.

The topics include:

  • Current Statistics of COVID19
  • Updates in the management of COVID19
  • Updates of COVID19 Vaccines.

The moderators started the webinar with the introduction of all speakers and their topics. It was an interactive session. The first topic ‘Current Statistics of COVID19’ was covered by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Uzair Qureshi. He also mentioned the intensity of the second wave. He called for precautionary measures and urged the audience to follow SOPs. 

Prof. Dr. Somia Iqtadar spoke about the current administration of COVID-19 and stressed on wearing masks and maintaining distance. She further clarified that symptoms like cough and flu should not be ignored, it may be influenza but precaution is required. 

Prof. Dr. Mulazim Hussain Bukhari shared his expertise on the process of vaccine development. He tried to dispel the myths surrounding vaccination. Questions from the audience were answered at the end of the session. 

Speakers Details:

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Uzair Qureshi 

Designation: Associate Professor of Surgery (SIMS) 

Prof. Dr. Somia Iqtadar

Designation: Associate Professor of Medicine, KEMU, Member TWG and CEAG, Government of Punjab. 

Prof. Dr.  Mulazim Hussain Bukhari

Designation: HOD Pathology Director Postgraduate Medical Education, Azra Naheed Medical College Superior University Lahore 

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