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Activities to date

. First Consensus Report on Medical Uses of Aspirin was officially launched at a Press conference at Karachi Press Club on March 2, 1999.Ten thousand copies of this report published through the courtesy of Reckitt & Coleman Pharmaceuticals were distributed among members of the medical profession all over Pakistan.

- Aspirin boxes were installed in major CCUs and Emergency of main hospitals. For almost two years they were regularly filled with aspirin tablets for use in emergency through the courtesy of M/s Reckitt & Coleman.

CME Programme

In order to create awareness and promote medical uses of Aspirin, seminar were organized n the following cities :

- Seminar on Medical Uses of Aspirin organized at Karachi on April17th 1999 in collaboration with Pakistan Cardiac Society, Pakistan Society of Physicians and College of Family Medicine Pakistan.

- Meeting held at Rawalpindi on March 27th in collaboration with Rawalpindi-Islamabad PMA.

- Meeting at Quetta on July 25th 1999.

- Organized First National Conference on Medical Uses of Aspirin at King ‘Edward Medical College Lahore on October16th 1999.

- Lecture on Medical Uses of Aspirin during cardiology conference at Multan on November 22nd 1999.

- State of the Art lecture on Medical Uses of Aspirin at annual day meeting of Shalamar Hospital Lahore on May 4th 1999.

- Meeting at Peshawar on April 21st 2000.

- Meeting at Swat on April 22nd 2000.

- Meeting at Larkana in collaboration with Larkana PMA on July 30th 2000.

- Meeting at Sukkur in collaboration with Sukkur PMA on July 30th 2000.

- Meeting at Faisalabad in collaboration with Pakistan Cardiac Society on October 28th 2000.

- Organized 2nd National Conference on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi on March 12th 2001.

- Meeting at Mirpurkhas on April 1st 2001 organized in collaboration with Friends of Cardiology an NGO, Sindh Graduates Association and Red Crescent Society.

- Bahawalpur on November 3rd, 2001.

- Multan on November 3rd, 2001.

- Jhelum in collaboration PMA Jhelum on January 26, 2002

- Mirpur (Azad Kashmir) in collaboration with Deptt. of Cardiology DHQ Hospital, Mirpur on January 26, 2002.

- Organized session on use of Aspirin in cardiovascular diseases during Preventive Cardiology Conference organized by Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology at Liaquat National Hospital Karachi on April 20, 2002.

- Published a book on Aspirin "Aspirin the life saving miracle drug" Authored by Dr. Maqbool H Jafrary and Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid in December 2001.

- Published, revised and updated second consensus report on Medical Uses of Aspirin in December 2001.

- Organized seminar on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Abbotabad on October 7th, 2002 in collaboration with Department of Cardiology, Ayub Medical College, Abbotabad.

- PAF Executive Council Members visits
Frontier Medical College on October 8, 2002

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’
At Khuzdar (Balochistan) on December 23, 2002

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’
At Faisalabad on January 19, 2003

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’
At Sargodha on January 20, 2003

- PAF Meeting in collaboration with PharmEvo on April 24, 2003

- AAUS Study – Investigators Meeting
At Hotel Regent Plaza, Karachi on May 03, 2003

- PAF Executive Council Meeting at Bhurban on June 14, 2003

- PAF celebrates 'ASPIRIN DAY'
At Karachi on Aurgust 4, 2003

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’
At Mardan on September, 25, 2004

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’
At Kohat on September 26, 2004

- Third National Conference on Medical Uses of Aspirin held at Rawalpindi-Islamabad on April 3rd & 4th 2004.

- Fourth National Conference on Medical Uses of Aspirin organized at Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore on April 30, 2005. Prof. M Akbar Chaudhary, Principal FJMC, was chairman of the organizing committee.

- PAF Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’ At Hyderabad on February  18, 2006.

- Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’ at Nawabshah on February  19, 2006.

- Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’ at Gujranwala on April 6, 2006.

- Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’ at Gujrat on April 6, 2006.

- Seminar on ‘Medical Uses of Aspirin’ at Karachi Institute of  Heart Diseases (KIHD)  on February 21, 2007

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Fatima Memorial Hospital on March 26, 2007.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) on September 10, 2007

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Toba Tek Singh  on January 30, 2008.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at
Kamalia  on January 31, 2008.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Sialkot  on April 25, 2008.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Sahiwal  on April, 26, 2008.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Hafizabad  on May 17, 2008.

-Seminar on Aspirin  Update at Tando Adam Khan and Hala on October 9, 2008.

-PAF Annual conference at Larkana held on October 31, 2009.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Kasur on April 7th 2010.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Okara on April 8th 2010.

- Breakfast session on Antiplatelet Therapy during the KIHD 3rd annual symposium held at
   KIHD campus on May 1st 2010 in Karachi.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Gojra on October 21st 2010.

- Break Fast session on Aspirin during the Pakistan Hypertension League annual seminar
   on January 16th 2010 at Karachi.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Burewala on May 11th 2011.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Leyyah on May 12th 2011.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Hyderabad on May 28th 2011.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Dera Ghazi Khan on February 23rd 2012.

- Breakfast Session on Aspirin Update during PHL Symposium at Multan on February 25th 2012.

- Seminar on Aspirin Update at Rahim Yar Khan on March 21st 2012.

- Aspirin Session at Cardiology conference at Islamabad on December 22nd 2012.

- Aspirin Update seminar at PHL Symposium at Hyderabad on February 9th 2013.

- 6th National Conference of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation at Lahore on October 5th, 2013.

- Aspirin Update session during FAMILYCON 2014 by Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians at Lahore on January 5, 2014. 
  Speakers Prof. Javed Akram, Prof. M.Akbar Chaudhry, Shaukat Ali Jawaid. Chaired by Prof. Bilal Zakariya.

- Medical Uses of Aspirin. Presentations during Family Physicians Conference organized by PAFP at Lahore on February 9. 2014.
  Speakers Prof. Javed Akram and Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry.

- Special session on Aspirin during the FAMILYCON 2014 at Lahore.

-  Seminar on Medical Uses of Aspirin during PAFP Familycon 2015 on July 26, 2015.

- Seminar on Medical uses of Aspirin at Rahim Yar Khan on November 16, 2015.

- Seminar on Medical uses of Aspirin at Bahawalpur on November 17, 2015.

- Seminar on Medical uses of Aspirin at Multan on November 18, 2015.

- April 19th 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Gojra.

- April 20th 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Foundation Hospital Rajana.

- April 20th 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Sargodha. Prof. Siddique presided

- April 21st 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Faisalabad. Panelists included Prof. Abdul Hafeez Chaudhry, Prof. Naeed Aslam and Dr. Javed Iqbal.

- December 20, 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin in collaboration with PMA Burewala at Burewala. Moderator Dr. Imran Samiullah consultant cardiologist

- December 21, 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of at Dera Ghazi Khan. Moderator Dr. Khalilur Rehman Consultant Cardiologist, DHQ Teaching Hospital, DG Khan.

- December 22, 2016: Panel Discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin in collaboration with PMA Sahiwal at Sahiwal. Speakers Dr. Samar Kazmi, consultant cardiologist and Dr. Ghuzzanfar Ali Shah Bukhari Assistant Prof. of Medicine at Sahiwal Medical College.

- August 13, 2017: Presentation by Dr. Nadeem Malik on Medical Uses of Aspirin at FAMILYCON 2017 at Islamabad.
  Session Co-chaired by Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid General Secretary Pakistan Aspirin Foundation.

- August 22nd 2017: Interactive small group discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Mianwali.

- August 23rd 2017: Interactive small group discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Dera Ismail Khan.

- August 24th 2017: Interactive small group discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Rawalpindi.

- November 25, 2017: Breakfast session on Medical Uses of Aspirin at CARDICON 2017 at Hyderabad. Chairpersons Prof. Ejaz Ahmad Vohra, Prof. Shahryar Sheikh and Prof. Feroze Memon.

- January 27th, 2018: Seminar on use of Aspirin in CVD at Sukkur.

- February 24, 2018. Breakfast Session on Aspirin during Pakistan Hypertension League symposium at Faisalabad. Speakers Prof.Ejaz Ahmad Vohra, Dr. Junaid Zafar and M Sarfraz.

- April 28, 2018. National conference of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation at Azra Naheed Medical College, Lahore.

- July 1, 2018: Session on Aspirin during Cardiology Update Symposium 2018 by PIMS at Bhurban. Chairpersons Prof. A. Samad, Prof. Shahryar Sheikh, Dr.Shaukat Malik, Prof. Naeem Aslam and Prof. Feroze Memon. Speakers Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi and Dr. Fawad Farooq. Moderator: Dr. Asad Riaz Kitchlew.

- October 19, 2018. Aspirin Experts Group meeting at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Proposal to conduct Primary Prevention A4P study finalized

- November 24, 2018. Breakfast Session on Aspirin during CARDDIOCOIN at Nishter Medical University Multan. Speakers. Prof. Javed Akram, Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi.

- February 10, 2019. Breakfast Session on Aspirin at Faisalabad during Diabetes Conference. Speakers Prof. Javed Akram, Dr. Farooq Fawad.

- February 21-24th 2019. Aspirin Session during the Pakistan Hypertension League symposium held at Lahore. Speaker Prof. A Samad, Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry, Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi and Prof. Shaukat Malik.

- March 8-10, 2019. Session on use of Aspirin in Primary Prevention at the Preventive Cardiology conference held at Gambat. Speakers Dr. Rasheed Khan. Session was chaired by Prof. Abdus Samad alongwith Prof. Feroze Memon.

- August 24, 2019. Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases organized by Pakistan Aspirin Foundation in collaboration with Pakistan Hypertension League at Quetta. Speakers Prof. Ejaz Ahmad Vohra and Prof. Abid Amin.

- October 25th 2019. Prof. Abdus Samad discussed the preventive strategy for heart diseases besides the role of Aspirin in prevention of cardiovascular diseases at World Hear Day meeting organized by Indus Medical College Hospital Tando Muhammad Khan. Sindh.

- November 23, 2019. Session on Aspirin in Cardiovascular Diseases during CARDIOCON 2019 held at Islamabad. Speakers Dr. Muddasar Noor, Dr.Fawad Farooq and Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry. Chairpersons Prof. Abdus Samad, Prof.Shahryar Sheikh, Prof.M.Ishaq and Prof. Feroze Memon.

- September 4, 2020. Breakfast Session on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with Paksitan Society of Internal Medicine.

- September 29, 2020. Seminar on Update on Aspirin at Sukkur.

- November 28, 2020. Experts Group meeting at Karachi to review and revise Guidelines on Medical Uses of Aspirin at Karachi.

- December 17, 2020. Coagulopathy in Covid19. Guest speaker Prof. Javed Akram. VC UHS Lahore. Panelists Prof. Abdus Samad, Prof.Ejaz Ahmad Vohra and Prof.Shahbaz Kureshi.

- December 23, 2020. Webinar on Coagulopathy and Aspirin. Guest speaker Prof. Javed Akram. VC UHS Lahore

- January 14, 2021.Webinar on Aspirin and Women. Speakers and panelists Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi, Prof. Haroon Babar, Prof. Khalida Soomro, Dr Jayanthi Jaywardena from Sir Lanka, Prof. Mirvat Alasnag from Saudi Arabia and Prof. Jahan Ara Ainuddin from Pakistan.

- May 9th 2021. Webinar on “Aspirin and Covid19” by Pakistan Aspirin Foundation in collaboration with University of Health Sciences and PSIM at Lahore. Speakers Prof. Javed Akram, Prof. Ejaz Ahmed Vohra, Prof. Abdul Samad, Prof. Shabaz Kureshi, Dr. Fawad Farooq.

- September 25th, 2021. Aspirin Update (Breakfast session) organized by Pakistan Aspirin Foundation during the Pakistan Hypertension League conference held from 24-26th September 2021 at Karachi. Speaker Prof. Shabaz Kureshi.

- November 20th 2021. PAF launched its revised Guidelines on Medical Uses of Aspirin during CARDIOCON 2021 at Karachi. Breakfast Session on Aspirin was also held during the conference held from November 19-21, where Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor of UHS Lahore was the guest speaker who talked about “Aspirin- a Wonder Drug”.

- March 8th 2022. PAF in collaboration with Indus Medical College Hospital TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN (SINDH) organized a Session on Medical Uses of Aspirin at IMCH campus. Dr. Abdul Rab Sheikh Consultant Cardiologist from Hyderabad and Dr. Fakhrunnisa Waheed Assistant Prof. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Indus Medical College were the two speakers. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Feroz Memon Principal of IMC.

- May 8th 2022. Breakfast Session on Aspirin Update during the Third Annual Conference of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine (PSIM) at Karachi. It was jointly chaired by Prof. Abdus Samad, Prof. Shahryar Sheikh, Prof. Feroze Memon and Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi, President of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation. Dr. Fawad Farooq Professor of Cardiology at NICVD was the guest speaker who made a presentation on “Aspirin a Wonder Drug in preventing Cardiovascular Events”.

- July 20, 2022. Multidisciplinary Group discussion on Aspirin and its revised Guidelines by PAF at Sialkot. Guest Speaker Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry.

- July 21, 2022. Seminar on Update on Aspirin at UHS Lahore. Guest Speaker Prof. Javed Akram.

 

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