Hep Talk

Online Campaign

HEP TALK

July 28, 2020
The University of Lahore

July 28, 2020

Online

Event Details:

Viral Hepatitis remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide and a huge gap persists in Pakistan, regarding the lack of awareness about this disease.

VFAHT UOL organized a webinar on Hepatitis Awareness on World Hepatitis Day, celebrated on July 28 every year. This webinar was part of the National Hepatitis Campaign.

Renowned speakers were invited to give talks and we’re extremely grateful for the knowledge and information they shared about Hepatitis.

It was able to reach thousands of people, both from the medical community and the general public and we hope that more people will be sensitized to this health issue and will be directed to take the right steps.

Speakers:

M Sameer Shafi

FASN (Chairman, IPAC Foundation, Chief Medical Officer, Kidney Care Center, Chicago, IL USA)

Prof Dr. Atif Masood

MBBS (KEMU) FCPS (Medicine )
(MO, Internal Medicine at Mayo Hospital, Senior Registrar At Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Associate Professor at UCMD UOL)

Prof. Dr. Mulazim Hussain Bukhari

(Head of Pathology, Director Postgraduate Medical Education, Azra Naheed Medical College Superior University Lahore)

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Awareness Session on Hepatitis

Online Campaign

Awareness Session on Hepatitis

July 18, 2020
Dera Ghazi Khan Medical College

July 18, 2020

Online

Event Details:

A public awareness target was attained by webinar. The webinar speaker was Dr. Haroon Bilal (Assitant Professor of Medicine DGKMC). He delivered information in every simple language so that a layman can understand the deadly disease. The webinar was based on a Q/A session. Students from all years of DGKMC asked questions from the speaker.

Media team-work was amazing in conducting a webinar on Facebook live and zoom app. More than 10600 people have reached until.

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Hepatitis Hour

Online Campaign

Hepatitis Hour

July 18, 2020

Akhtar Saeed Medical & Dental College

July 18, 2020

Online

Event Details:

It is a webinar aimed to discuss mental and health concerns related to hepatitis. A panel of health professionals and medical students will be on board to highlight the dilemmas associated with hepatitis and how to get rid of them.
Topics:

• Incidence and prevalence of Hepatitis in Pakistan
• Prevention and treatment strategies
• Signs and Symptoms of different types of Hepatitis
• Screening of Hepatitis
• Cross infection and control
• Psychiatric issues during and post disease

Speakers:

Dr. Fuad Hameed Rai

Principal, Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Atika Masood

Professor Pathology Department

Dr. Saqib Kalyani

Head of Psychiatry Department

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“Eliminate Hepatitis by 2030 | Progress and Challenges”

Town Hall Meeting

“Eliminate Hepatitis by 2030 | Progress and Challenges"

12 August, 2020

04:00 PM PST

August 12, 2020

Online

Event Details:

World Hepatitis Day is commemorated each year on 28 July to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis. Pakistan has 12 million cases of hepatitis B and C (HBV/HCV) and is therefore highest country in the world to have such a high disease occurrence.

This town hall meeting is part of the Hepatitis Prevention Campaign led by Volunteer Force Against Hepatitis Transmission (a division of Infection Prevention and Control Foundation) this July and August with the theme of “Hepatitis Free Future | Hepatitis Free Pakistan” to commemorate the World Hepatitis Day (July 28) and Independence Day of Pakistan (August 14).

2 CME Hours will be awarded to registered participants for attending the Town Hall Meeting on the topic of ELIMINATE HEPATITIS BY 2030 | PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES on August 12, 2020 | 4:00 PM (PKT). Only registered participants, who will fill the Post Town Hall Meeting Evaluation Form are eligible to confer CME Hours Certification by the University of Health Sciences, Lahore

Registrations will be closed on August 12 at 2:00 PM (PKT)

Panelist Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Javed Akram

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Health Sciences (UHS)

Karen Krok, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Dr. Shuaib Khan

Chief Executive Officer,
Punjab Healthcare Commission

Mr. Hammad Naqi Khan

Director General, WWF Pakistan

Moderators:

Dr. Shahzad Ali Khan (Ph.D, MPH)

Head of Public Health Department, Health Services Academy, Islamabad (UHS)

Umar Farooq, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Penn State University, College of Medicine, USA

Dr. Umair Haider

Chief Operating Officer, Infection Prevention and Control Foundation

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