Aaghosh Trust holds awareness seminar
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.