KMU organizes juvenile diabetes care and families seminar

PESHAWAR: A seminar under the title “Juvenile Diabetes Care and Families” was jointly organized by the Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar and AIMS Foundation at Sugar Hospital, Hayatabad, Peshawar on Friday.

Dr Syed Farooq Jameel, Special Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the chief guest on the occasion. Prof Dr Arshad Javaid, Vice Chancellor, KMU attended the event as guest of honor, whereas Dr Zia ul Hasan, President, AIMS Pakistan Sugar Hospital, Prof Dr Zia ul Haq, Pro-VC KMU and renowned pediatrician Prof Dr Nadeem Khawar were among the prominent guest speakers. The event was also represented by children and staff members of Hayatabad Model School, Hayatabad Peshawar, Islamic International University Islamabad School (IIUI) Peshawar, International School of Cardoba, Hayatabad, City School Hayatabad, Peshawar, Roots Millennium, Hayatabad, Peshawar and Institute of Learning & Motivation (ILM), Hayatabad Peshawar.

The theme and objective of the event was awareness in regards to Juvenile Diabetes Care & Families.  Dr Syed Farooq Jameel in his address appreciated the services of AIMS and Sugar Hospital and praised the young representatives of the schools and assured their full support and cooperation of KP government health sector in the noble cause being carried out by the Sugar Hospital. He assured all possible support to the administration of sugar hospital in their future plans and hoped that these activities would also be extended to schools and colleges for large scale awareness among the upcoming generations.

Prof Dr Arshad Javaid acknowledged the services of Sugar Hospital and informed that the KMU had already gone under MoU with Sugar Hospital for care and treatment of diabetes and will continue their support with the same zeal & zest.

Dr Zia ul Hassan briefly highlighted the services of Sugar Hospital in his closing address and appreciated the representation of the schools and praised the young students for offering informative presentations on this podium. He hoped that not only philanthropists but the provincial government will also keep continue their support to the noble cause of preventing our new generations from diabetes.—APP

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