Aaghosh Trust holds aware­ness sem­i­nar

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

KARACHI: An aware­ness sem­i­nar was or­ga­nized by Aaghosh Trust on the oc­ca­sion of World Men­tal Health Day on Tues­day 9th Oct 2018. The sem­i­nar was presided by Prof. Dr. Iqbal Afridi he is the Dean and Head of the De­part­ment of In­sti­tute of Be­hav­ioral Sci­ences and Men­tal Health JPMC on that oc­ca­sion there was other re­lated speak­ers who shared their views from the field of Physi­a­try in those were in­clud­ing Prof. Dr. Im­ran Bashir Chaudry from Zi­aud­din Group of Hos­pi­tals, As­so­ciate Prof. Dr. Fowzia Sid­diqui from the Dept. of Neuro Phys­i­ol­ogy AKUH and there was also Prof. Dr. Nabila Na­jam Soomro she is the head of the Dept. of Phys­i­cal Dis­abil­ity and re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion DUHS, says a Press re­lease.

The speak­ers have also spread the light that not only the Psy­chi­atric treat­ment is nec­es­sary for the psy­chi­atric and men­tally ill pa­tients but the phy­co­log­i­cal as­sess­ment and the phy­co­log­i­cal ther­a­pies but also their great im­por­tance.

Prof. Dr. Uzma Kamran Ali Direc­tor ICP has also de­liv­ered her pre­sen­ta­tion that was so much im­pres­sive she has con­ducted a bril­liant ex­er­cise that was the hyp­notic trans to re­lax the au­di­ence mind the ex­er­cise was highly en­joyed by au­di­ence.

Prof. Dr. Sadaf Ahmed Chief Ex­ec­u­tive of AEIRC and the Asst. Prof at the Dept. of Psy­cho Phys­i­ol­ogy at The Uni­ver­sity of Karachi, she de­liv­ered a pre­sen­ta­tion and lec­ture on the im­por­tance of vic­tim­iza­tion and taboo as far as the men­tal ill­nesses and the vic­tim­iza­tion of the fam­i­lies of pa­tients are con­cerned.

Pre­sid­ing guest Prof. Dr. Iqbal Afridi who has thrown the light on the im­por­tance and aware­ness on such ac­tiv­i­ties be­cause our so­ci­ety and the com­mu­nity fac­ing the lack of aware­ness due to which men­tal pa­tients have suf­fered a lot due to de­lay in care. Aaghosh Trust is proud to share that at presently they are serv­ing such se­nior women who are unas­sisted, unat­tended or lonely and due to some rea­son they be­come neu­ro­log­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal and psy­chi­atric dis­or­der they are to­tally de­pended on nurs­ing care, so Aaghosh Trust is pro­vid­ing full time nurs­ing care to those el­derly ladies.

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