Awareness Seminar on Influenza Held At Lahore General Hospital (LGH)


Keeping in view present circumstances and wave about influenza, awareness seminar was held at Lahore General Hospital where Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof. Dr. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab was the chief guest while medical experts delivered lectures on prevention and cure of this spreading disease.  Prof. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab said special arrangements have been made at General Hospital to deal with the patients of influenza while doctors and para medical staff working in influenza wards would be equipped with the vaccine and necessary precautionary measures. He told that hospital is on high alert and maximum arrangements would be ensured in the light of the directions of Punjab Government. Prof. Ghias un Nabi Tayyab said that he would monitor the situation himself and no patient would be left unattended.

In this seminar Prof. Khalid Waheed, Director Research Ghazala Roohi and Dr. Razi Rizwi gave lectures and said that there is no doubt that influenza is an epidemic disease which can easily spread through sneezing, body to body touch and other sources but instead of afraiding of it we should keep an eye on it and contact immediately to the hospital.  They said that if it is not treated properly and in time it may be dangerous for health. Medical Superintendent Lahore General Hospital Dr. Ghulam Sabir and other senior doctors were also present who gave answers to a number of questions regarding influenza while presentation was also given on influenza and its symptoms.