An excellent session on “The Diagnostic Landscape for COVID-19”. Presented by Dr. Elliot Cowan, Dr. Bushra Jamil, Mr. Jaffery Baker & Dr. Omar Chughtai with over 245 participants including participants from Pakistan Society of Hepatology, Consultant Gastroenterologists, Medical Microbiology And Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan & Endoscopist
PARSA Trust is registered Non-profit company (under section 42 of the Companies Act,2017) established to aid hepatitis elimination efforts in Pakistan.The trust runs a daily hepatology clinic at Al-Rae Hospital,Nowshehra Road Gujranwala.
Chaudhry Sohail Akhtar is a very prominent figure in business community at State level, being the key person, lead and head of CKD Agri – pioneers in import and inhouse breeding of ‘Hybrid Vegetable Seeds’ in Pakistan. An enthusiastic entrepreneur taking his Company not only to national but to international skies with a success record of last eighty years. He is former Vice President – SAP (Seed Association of Pakistan) and member of SAARC as well.He is playing an indispensable role as Senior Vice President of Al Raee Hospital, Gujranwala – Base Camp of PARSA Healthnet Echo. His mother lost his life due to Hepatitis C, at a time when she couldn’t be taken for transplant. Now, elimination of Hepatitis C from Pakistan is his passion and being zealous Chairman of PARSA Trust, he has set the stage to turn the dream into reality.
A law graduate from well-renowned University of the Punjab, Tabarak Hussain (Advocate) is the creative mind behind Tabarak Law Associates, Gujranwala, a law firm enjoying – ACCA Approved Employer – Trainee Development Gold status paving way for keen youngsters seeking career in Taxation. He is lifetime member of District Bar Association Gujranwala, Lahore Tax Bar Association and member Lahore High Court Bar Association. He has served as President Gujranwala Tax Bar Association for year 2015 -16. Mr. Hussain is a philanthropist, eager to serve community and is volunteering his services as Non-Clinical Consultant PARSA HealthNet ECHO, Pakistan and Trustee, Secretary & Legal Advisor of PARSA Trust, Gujranwala (Pakistan).
A graduate of King Edward Medical College Lahore, Dr. Asad Choudhry is consultant physician & gastroenterologist, Chaudhry Hospital, Gujranwala [Private Practice]; Clinical Director PARSA Trust GI & Liver Clinic, Al-Raee Hospital Nowshehra Road, Gujranwala; Visiting faculty and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman, Lahore. He is Senior Vice President, Pakistan Society of Hepatology. He is an active member of Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology & GI Endoscopy; American College of Gastroenterology; European Association for Study of Liver and a member of American Association for Study of Liver Disease. He continues serving pivotal role as Vice Chairman PARSA Trust and Director PARSA HealthNet ECHO Pakistan; Board Member, The Health Foundation, Karachi. He has over 20 publications on various topics mainly related to hepatology