Prof. M. Ishaq elected new President of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation


 Prof.  M. Ishaq elected new President
of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation

Dr. Shahbaz Kureshi chosen as President-elect

LAHORE: Prof. M. Ishaq a noted cardiologist from Karachi was unanimously elected as the new President of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation at a meeting held here on April 27th 2018 for a two years term. Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi another noted cardiologist from Islamabad was also chosen as President-elect. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Javed Akram the outgoing President of the Foundation. The participants also thanked Prof. Javed Akram for his contribution to promote the aims and objectives of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation during his term and hoped that the new President will follow the traditions set by all the former Presidents to create awareness among the public as well as healthcare professionals to promote the use of Aspirin in its well established indications.


The meeting also thanked Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry another former President of the Foundation for organizing the National Conference for the third time in Lahore. The meeting was attended by most of the founder members including former Presidents i.e. Prof. Mahmood Ali Malik, Prof. Abdus Samad, Maj. Gen. Ashur Khan, Prof. Ejaz Ahmad Vohra, Prof. Akbar Chaudhry. Other senior cardiologists who graced the occasion with their presence included  senior cardiologists Dr. Shaukat Malik and Dr. Shahbaz Kureshi,  Dr. Dawar Majeed from Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Prof. A. Rashid Khan and Prof. Mansoor Ahmad from Karachi, Prof. Naeem Aslam from Faisalabad, Prof. Saulat Siddique from Lahore. Prof. M. Ishaq in his brief address thanked the members for reposing their trust in him and said he will try to come up to their expectations.

Pakistan Aspirin Foundation had a meeting at Lahore on April 27th, 2018. Group photograph taken during
the council meeting shows sitting from (L to R) Maj. Gen. Ashur Khan, Prof. Abdus Samad, Dr. Shaukat
Malik, Prof. Ejaz Ahmed Vohra, Prof. Mahmood Ali Malik, Prof. M. Akbar Chaudhry. Standing from (L to R)
Prof. Saulat Siddique, Dr. Dawar Majeed, Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Prof. Javed Akram, Prof. M. Ishaq,
Prof. A. Rasheed, Prof. Mansoor Ahmed, Prof. Naeem Aslam, Prof. Shahbaz Kureshi and Mr. Kashif Riaz
Acto Laboratories which sponsor CME Activates of the Foundation.

Earlier Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid General Secretary Pakistan Aspirin Foundation presented details of the CME activities, organizing seminars, multidisciplinary Group Discussions besides Breakfast Sessions at PHL and Pakistan Cardiac Society meetings in various cities of Pakistan. He thanked the members for their devotion, dedication to the cause to promote Aspirin and hoped that they will continue to uphold professional ethics as in the past. The participants of the meeting also appreciated the unlimited help and support extended by Atco Laboratories for the CME and other academic activities organized by Pakistan Aspirin Foundation for the last many years. Mr. Kashif Riaz Business Unit Head of Atco who coordinates with the Pakistan Aspirin Foundation in its CME activities was also present on this occasion.  Detailed report on the National Conference of Pakistan Aspirin Foundation held at Azra Naheed Medical College in collaboration with Superior University on April 28th 2018 which was followed by pre-conference Workshops on April 27th to follow.