Seminar held on World Heart Day

Karachi: The Department of Cardiology, Liaquat National Hospital here Tuesday observed World Heart Day at the premises of the hospital. The activities included free medical camp comprising of free BMI check and free cholesterol check etc.

In a seminar on the occasion, Dr Hafeez Ahmed Consultant Cardiologist talked about prevention of heart diseases while Dr Moinuddin Khan Consultant Cardiologist talked about the treatment of heart diseases.

Dr Salman Faridi Medical Director of Liaquat National Hospital Karachi also spoke.

Dr Faisal Ahmed Head of Cardiology Department LNH Karachi spoke on the prevalence and economic burden of heart diseases in Pakistan and which measures could be taken to alleviate the burden.

The program was attended by general public, general physician and medical students.