HRD organises seminar on World Health Day

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Rawalpindi: (Parliament Times) In connection with World Health Day, an awareness seminar was held under the auspices of volunteering organization for improvement of community education and health with the cooperation of Human Resource Development network (HRD) today.
The seminar was attended by medical professionals, students, civil society organizations and people from cross sections of society. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Dr. Nosheen Hamid was the Chief Guest.
Addressing on the occasion, Dr. Nosheen Hamid highlighted the initiatives adopted by the government to improve health delivery system in the country besides providing quality medical treatment facilities in all public sector hospitals both in rural and urban areas. She emphasized the need on adaptation of precautionary measures to avoid ailments and said that it has been focused to implement health projects on priority basis. Delivering presentation on prevention of heart diseases, the Consultant Cardiologist, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Dr. Mehdi Hassan Raja, underlined the need of avoiding junk food, oily intakes, cold drinks, smoking and other similar activities which can cause heart diseases. He said that it is alarming that young generation is becoming heart patients due to unhealthy life style and smoking. He asked for regular clinical examination of sugar and blood pressure which can cause heart attack.
Chief Executive Officer VOICEH Ms. Sumaira Hina Mehdi briefed about the performance and achievements of voluntary organization for the improvement of community in education and health.
CEO Human Resource Development network Robila Bangash,Mis Saiqa Ashraf also addressed on the occasion.

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