PAKISTAN NATIONAL HEART ASSOCIATION (PANAH) IS ORGANIZING PANAH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (NCDS)
Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) is Organizing PANAH International Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) on 10th – 11th July, 2021.
International Conference on Non Communicable Diseases, a Threat to National Development (ICNCD-TND 2021)
PANAH is inviting the researchers, academicians, public health professionals, policy makers, media and students across the globe to for sharing their knowledge, lesson learnt and latest evidence to reduce Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Summary of Conference:
The overall all objectives of this conference is to provide a shared platform to local and international researchers, clinicians, academicians and policy makers to share knowledge, promote research and formulate evidence based policy recommendations for Pakistan based on the global best practices. The specific objectives are;
- Provide platform for sharing of latest scientific evidence related to risk factors, policy analysis and identifying gaps, global best practices, and formulate recommendations for prevention of these NCDs.
- Advocate and mobilize healthy food policy solutions and other measures to reduce NCDs in Pakistan.
- Provide networking opportunity to students, national and international researchers, academicians, policy makers, government representatives, civil society and media for mutual learning and promotion of evidence based policy solutions for prevention and control of NCDs.
- The multidisciplinary discussions and thought are expected to process lead to a draft a combine commitment and action tracks to encounter the growing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases. It will help to provide impact on policy makers and stakeholders by understanding the true picture and sensitivity of matter.
The five principal NCDs are cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, and mental and neurological conditions. These NCDs have five shared risk factors: tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, air pollution, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity. The conference will mainly focus around these principle NCDs and also their risk factors.
Armed Forces institute of Cardiology Rawalpindi
Riphah International University, Islamabad.
Global Health Advocacy Incubators
Campaign For Tobacco Free Kids
Pakistan Science Foundation
Zohra Nursing Home
Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians
Health Services Academy