POST EVENT REPORT
COMMUNITY MEDICINE DEPARTMENT
COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT DRIVE
WORLD HEALTH DAY - 2023
The Community Medicine Department, Foundation University Medical College, under the leadership of Director Foundation University School of Health Sciences (FUSH) Maj Gen Imran Fazal HI (M) Retd organized an awareness seminar on WORLD HEALTH DAY 2023 supporting the theme: “Health for all,”on 07th April, 2023.
Students of 4th year prepared awareness flyers on various public health topics and educated patients and attendants visiting OPDs of different departments of FFH. Based on these topics, concurrently, the student groups prepared scientifically based and artistically elaborated health walls that were displayed in college lobby. There were total 20 walls that were judged by panel of experts. Chief guest Director health FFHO Major General Ahmad Mahmood Hayat, HI (M)®, inaugurated the health walls competition and interacted with students. The guests were shown the health albums made of both English and Urdu flyers. They also endorsed their pledges towards health for all in albums.
Pre event activities included community awareness walk at BHU, Kotha kallan and FFH hospital. Students also went to charity school at kotha Kallan to raise awarenss among children regarding personal hygiene, dental care and healthy eating.
The concluding event was seminar in auditorium. Brig Naila Azam HOD Community Medicine delivered her welcome address. This was followed by a talk by guest of honour Dr Ibrahim Hassan Yalalo WHO Country head EPI program who expressed his appreciation for students and faculty. Director FUSH thanked the worthy guests for raising awareness regarding importance of the concept of health for all. Chief guest appreciated students efforts and stressed upon the fact that communication strategies grounded in empathy and compassion are better received by patients.
In the end, Director FUI distributed prizes to winning students for their contribution for raising health awareness. Rector Maj Gen Nasir Dilawar Shah HI(M) ®R FUI presented souvenirs to honourable judges, guest of honour and chief guest.