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International Symposium on Prevention, Management & Future Strategies in Dengue Fever”

 

Principal Punjab Medical College/Allied/DHQ hospitals, Prof Zahid Yasin Hashmie, had a vision to hold an International event under the directions of Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Shehbaz Sharif & Health department of Government of Punjab who gave a comprehensive program on Dengue fever to all the divisions of Punjab. Program included Surveillance & Vector Control, Diagnosis & Management, Public Awareness Campaigns, and Training of the medical staff & Research on the dengue fever.

The international event was organized in collaboration with Society of Faisalabad Infectious Diseases, University of Agriculture and United States Department of Agriculture and inauguration ceremony was heavily attended by honorable Pakistani & international guests including:

·         Health Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab, Salman Rafiq

·         MPA Punjab, Rana Afzal Khan

·         MPA Punjab, Khawaja Islam

·         Vice Chancellor University of Agriculture, Prof Iqrar Ahmad Khan

·         Vice Chancellor G.C. University,

·         Guests from Thailand, Prof Dr Siripen Kalayanarooj & Dr Pradya Somboon

·         Guests from Cuba

·         Commissioner Faisalabad, Tahir Hussain

·         Chairman Board of Management Punjab Medical College/Allied & DHQ Hospitals, Mian

 

Chairman & Co-Chairman of the Symposium + Dr Amer Shaukat + Dr Owais Fazal

SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 (MONDAY)

 

INAUGURAL SESSION

Moderator: Dr. Amir Shaukat, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

02:00 pm       Registration

03:00 pm      Arrival of the Guests

03:05 pm      Recitation from the Holy Quran

03:10 pm       Naat-e-Rasool-e-Maqbool

03:15 am      Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Ahmed Bilal, Professor of medicine, PMC, Faisalabad (Convener of the Symposium)

03:20 pm       Keynote address by Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmed Khan (S.I.), Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Patron-in-Chief of the Symposium)

03:30 pm       Address by Prof. Dr. Zahid Yasin Hashime, Principal, Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad (Patron-in-Chief of the Symposium)

03:40 pm       Inaugural address by the Chief Guest

03:55 pm       Vote of Thanks by Dr. Akmal Sharif Mirza, PMC, Faisalabad

 

TECHNICAL SESSION-I

“PUBLIC AWARENESS”

Moderator: Dr.  Zahid Masood Khan, UMDC, Faisalabad

04:15 pm       Preventive strategies of dengue. Dr. Zahid Masood, UDMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

04:30 pm      SKIT

04:45 pm       Diet in dengue fever. Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum (T.I.), Director General, National Institute of Food Science and Technology, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

05:00 pm      Video 1

05:15 pm      To whom and when to report? Dr. M. Zahid Chaudhry, Allied Hospital, Faisalabad-Pakistan

05:30 pm       Video 2

05:45 pm      Questions and Answers

 

 

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 (TUESDAY)

TECHNICAL SESSION-II

“DENGUE VIROLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT”

Chairpersons:

Prof Dr. Iqrar Ahmed Khan, Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Fakhar Imam, Principal Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore-Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Asghar Butt, Head of Pediatric Wards Allied Hospital, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Moderator: Dr. Amir Shaukat, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

08:30 am      An introduction to the dengue research program at the UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Saiyed I. Ahmed, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan.

08:45 am      Update in clinical management of dengue. Prof. Dr. Siripen Kalayanarooj, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Case Management of Dengue/DHF/DSS, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok-Thailand

09:15 am       Case series of acute hepatitis due to dengue. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Bilal, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

09:30 am      Lesson learned from 50 years' experience of dengue in Thailand. Dr. Pradya Somboon, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai-Thailand

10:00 am      Dengue in pediatrics age group. Prof. Dr. Hina Ayesha, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

10:15 am      Serology of dengue fever. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan 

10:30 am      Questions and Answers                         

10:45 am       Tea break

 

TECHNICAL SESSION-III

“MOLECULAR BASIS OF DENGUE”

Chairpersons:

Prof. Dr. Siripen Kalayanarooj, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Case Management of Dengue, Bangkok-Thailand

Prof. Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Director General, National Institute of Food Science and Technology, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Head of Department of Biochemistry, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Moderator: Dr. Amir Hussain, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

11:00 am       Molecular detection of dengue virus occurring among different mosquito populations in some districts of Punjab. Dr. Sundus Amin & Prof. Dr. Sajjad-ur-Rahman, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan  

11:15 am      Molecular diagnosis of Dengue disease related viruses through PCR. Dr. Muhammad Shah Nawaz-ul-Rehman, CABB, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

11:30 am      Molecular Basis of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Pathophysiology. Dr. Junaid Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

11:45 am       Dengue hemorrhagic fever in diabetic patients. Dr. Amena Moazzam Baig,

12:00 pm       PCR-based serotyping of suspected cases of dengue from Faisalabad during 2011 outbreak. Dr. Abdul Haque, Principal Scientist, Acting Head, Health Biotechnology Division, NIBGE, Faisalabad-Pakistan

12:15 pm      Epidemiology of dengue fever outbreak during 2011 in Faisalabad. Prof. Dr. M. Arshad, Dr. Sadia Nasreen, Institute of Microbiology, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

12:30 pm       Questions and Answers

12:45 pm       Lunch and Prayer Break

 

 

Technical Session-IV

(Venue: New Senate Hall)

Chairpersons:

Dr. Pradya Somboon, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai-Thailand

Prof. Dr. Saiyed I. Ahmed, HEC Foreign Professor & Coordinator, DRP, Institute of Microbiology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad-Pakistan

Prof. Ahmed Bilal, PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Moderator: Dr. Khalid Ameen, District Head Quarter Hospital, Faisalabad-Pakistan

02:00 pm       Management of dengue virus and malarial vector control through biomoskill. Dr. Hassan Zafar & Prof. Dr. Sajjad-ur-Rahman, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

02:15 pm      Efficient Micro propagation of Papaya (Carical papaya L): A Potential Candidate for Dengue Fever Treatment. Dr. Bushra Sadia, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

02:30 pm       Comparison of planktonic and biofilm modes of growth of Bacillus thuringiensis and Bacillus sphaericus as effective vector control agents against dengue fever in Pakistan. Dr. Iram Laiqat, Dr. Adnan Ashraf & Prof. Dr. Saiyed I. Ahmed, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan    

02:45 pm      Wolbachia bacteria-based dengue control. Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain & Dr. Umair Hassan, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan 

03:00 pm      Elucidation of Envelope Protein Domain III Consensus Sequence for the Future Development of Tetravalent Dengue Virus Subunit Vaccine. Dr. M. Khalid Mansoor, Saad Zubair, Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain and Prof. Dr. Saiyed I. Ahmed, Institute of Microbiology, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

03:15 pm      Botanicals: An Alternate Approach for the Dengue Vector Management. Dr. Khuram Zia, Department of Agricultural Entomology, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

03:30 pm       Dietary guidelines for dengue patients as a function of phase of disease. Prof. Dr. Tahir Zahoor, Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad & Muhammad Shahbaz, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

03:45 pm      Role of phytonutrients against dengue fever. Prof. Dr. Masood Sadiq Butt, Dr. Amir Shahzad, Dr. Ali Asgher, Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad, UAF, Faisalabad-Pakistan

04:00 pm      Natural food therapy of thrombocytopenia in dengue patients. Prof. Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad, Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Prof. Dr. Tahir Zahoor, Prof. Dr. Masood Sadiq Butt, Sadaf Shakoor, Prof. Dr. Zafar Hussain, UAF, Faisalabad & PMC, Faisalabad-Pakistan

 

 

CONCLUDING SESSION

Moderator: Dr. Muhammad Hanif Nagra, PMC, Faisalabad

04:15 pm                         Conclusions and recommendations, Dr. Ahmed Bilal, PMC, Faisalabad (Convener of the Symposium)

04:30 pm                         Keynote address by Prof. Dr. Zahid Yasin Hashime, Principal, Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad (Patron-in-Chief of the Symposium)

04:40 pm                         Vote of Thanks by Dr. Amir Hussain, PMC, Faisalabad

04:45 pm                               End of the Symposium



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