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2014
Wednesday, February 26th
11:05 AM

Hypertension a Global Problem and a National Challenge

Dr Tazeen H. Jafar, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

11:05 AM - 11:45 AM

Pediatric Depression: Can We Catch Them Early?

Dr Ayesha Mian, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

11:05 AM - 11:26 AM

Smoking Cessation in Low Income Country

Dr Kamran Siddiqui, Leads University

Lecture Hall-1

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

11:25 AM

Depression in the Medically Ill

Dr Asma Humayun

Lecture Hall-3

11:25 AM - 11:45 AM

11:35 AM

Tobacco Control; a Key to Success in Prevention of NCD in Pakistan

Javaid Khan, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-1

11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

11:45 AM

Diagnosis of Hypertension: The Traditional and the Advanced Way

Dr Aamir Hameed Khan, Aga Khan University

AKU Auditorium

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Women and Mental Health – Prevention, Screening and Management

Dr Nargis Asad, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

12:05 PM

Psychosocial Aspects of Violence in the Perspective of Terrorism

Mowadat Hussain Rana

Lecture Hall-3

12:05 PM

12:15 PM

Management of Hypertension

Dr Syed Imran Ahmad, Ziauddin Medical University

AKU Auditorium

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

4:05 PM

CVD Prevention: Past, Present and Future

Shahryar Shaikh, World Heart Federation

Executive Dining Hall

4:05 PM

Financing Mix or Free Care for Urological Illnesses

Dr Aasim Ahmad, Kidney Center

AKU Auditorium

4:05 PM

Stalling the NCDs Epidemic in Pakistan through Social Marketing

Dr Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Aga Khan Foundation

Lecture Hall-3

4:05 PM

Updates on HIV/AIDS Spread and Control in Sindh-Pakistan

Dr Ashraf Memon, Sindh AIDS Control Programme

Lecture Hall-1

4:05 PM

4:25 PM

Call to Action on NCDs: Challenges and Way Forward for Maternal and Child Health

Dr Niloufer Ali, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

4:25 PM

Call to Action on NCDs: Challenges and Way Forward for Maternal and Child Health

Dr Niloufer Ali, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

4:25 PM

Economic Burden of Mental Health in Pakistan

Dr Murad Moosa Khan, Aga Khan University

AKU Auditorium

4:25 PM

Injecting Drug Users and HIV/AIDS in Pakistan

Dr Zafar Fatmi, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-1

4:25 PM

4:45 PM

Mobilizing Women to Fight Against NCDs

Dr Rozina Karmaliani, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

4:45 PM

Situation Analysis of Drug Abuse in Pakistan

Dr Arshad Altaf, Bridge Consultants Foundation

Lecture Hall-1

4:45 PM

Socio-Economic Behavior Model for NCDs

Mr Muhammad Ashar Malik, Aga Khan University

AKU Auditorium

4:45 PM

Thursday, February 27th
8:30 AM

Noncommunicable Diseases: A global Overview

Dr G.N. Kazi, World Health Organization

AKU Auditorium

8:30 AM

8:35 AM

Burden of stroke in Pakistan

Dr Mohammad Wasay, Aga Khan Univerity

Lecture Hall-3

8:35 AM

Current Status of Diabetes Care in Pakistan

Abdul Basit, Baqai Institute of Diabetes

Lecture Hall-1

8:35 AM

Opportunities and Challenges for Higher Education Institution to Promote Interprofessional NCD Teaching and Learning

Rakhshanda Rehman, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Executive Dining Hall

8:35 AM

8:50 AM

Strategies for NCD Control by Provincial & District Governments

Dr Assad Hafeez, Health Services Academy

AKU Auditorium

8:50 AM

8:55 AM

Interprofessional Educational Approach in NCD

Rukhsana Zuberi, Aga Khan University

Executive Dining Hall

8:55 AM

9:05 AM

Role of Health Care Providers in Preventing Obesity

Dr Abdul Jabbar, Medcare Hospital

Lecture Hall-1

9:05 AM

Stroke Care in Pakistan; Challenges and Way Forward

Dr Ayeesha Kamal, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-3

9:05 AM

9:10 AM

Asthma and Allergic Disorder

Nadeem Rizvi, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre

Lecture Hall-1

9:10 AM

NCDs: Behaviour Change Communication and Advocacy Strategies

Dr Nabeela Ali, John Snow Int

AKU Auditorium

9:10 AM

9:20 AM

Integrating Perspectives to Meet Challenges in NCD Educational Initiatives

Mowadat Hussain Rana

Executive Dining Hall

9:20 AM

Provincial Legislation for NCD Control

Dr Rashid Jooma, Aga Khan University

AKU Auditorium

9:20 AM

9:35 AM

Implications of Metabolic Syndrome

Dr M Hamed Farooqi, Dubai Diabetes Center

Lecture Hall-1

9:35 AM

Stroke in Developing Countries – Issues and Challenges

Dr Jeyraj Pandain, World Stroke Organization

Lecture Hall-3

9:35 AM

2:05 PM

A Chronic Challenge: Non-Communicable Diseases and the Media

Dr Mohammad Wasay, Aga Khan University

Executive Dining Hall

2:05 PM

Childhood Obesity from High Mountains of Pakistan to the Plains of United Arab Emirate: its role in NCDs

Dr Mahboob Shah, UAE University

Lecture Hall-3

2:05 PM

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Where are we Headed?

Dr Naghman Bashir

Lecture Hall-1

2:05 PM

2:20 PM

The Role of Media in Health Awareness

Mr Mujahid Barelvi, Jaag TV

Executive Dining Hall

2:20 PM

2:25 PM

Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases: Diagnostic and Management Challenges

Dr Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-1

2:25 PM

2:30 PM

Role of Nutrition in Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes

Dr Parvez Paracha, Agriculture University

Lecture Hall-3

2:30 PM

2:40 PM

Media and NCDs: The Role of Media in Health Reform Advocacy

Ms Huma Baqai, Institute of Business Administration

Executive Dining Hall

2:40 PM

Occupational Lung Diseases

Dr Zafar Fatmi, Aga Khan University

Lecture Hall-1

2:40 PM

2:55 PM

The Bitter Truth about Sugar

Abdul Jabbar

Lecture Hall-3

2:55 PM