A training workshop for Doctors, Nurses, and Paramedics on Prevention and Control of Dengue was organised by the Department of Medicine Unit-III, FJMU/SGRH, in collaboration with Chairperson, Department of Medicine, Member Dengue Expert Advisory Group, Prof. Bilquis Shabbir held at Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore.
Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
Prof. Muhammad Aftab and his team welcomed the Chief Guest.
Chairperson, Department of Medicine/ Dean Faculty of Nursing/ Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Member DEAG Prof. Bilquis Shabbir; Heads of different departments, Faculty of Medicine and other departments; Postgraduate Students, House Officers, Nurses, and Paramedics also attended the workshop.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, highlighted the main objective of the training workshops, to raise awareness about dengue, promote preventive measures, and improve the skills of the health facilitators. He said that the one who saved the life of a single person, as if he saved the life of the whole humanity. Being a physician, we should always keep ourselves busy in the Allah Almighty pleasure and services for creation. He said that History, Examination, diagnosis, and Treatment are the most important components of infectious diseases. He said that the establishment of a specialty in infectious diseases like Dengue virus and coronavirus is very important. Vice Chancellor Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal thanked and congratulated Prof. Muhammad Aftab and his team for the excellent organisation of the training workshop.
Dr. Shoaib Niazi from Medical Unit-II, Dr. Arsalan Shaheen from Medical Unit-III, and Dr. Mugheesa from Medical Unit-I delivered lectures in the training workshop, discussed the epidemiology and diagnosis of dengue fever, focused on the monitoring of dengue points, and discussed recent advances in the management of dengue fever, including early diagnosis of dengue fever, close monitoring of patients, and adequate treatment of patients.
Prof Bilquis Shabbir summarised the significance of correct clinical approach , recognition of red signs and timely management as a take home message for participants.
The workshop was concluded with a vote of thanks from Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aftab, who acknowledged the efforts of young Doctors, nurses, and Paramedics.
EVENT INFO :
- Start Date:July 12, 2023
- End Date:July 12, 2023