Friday, March 20, 2015

HEALTH Workshop: "Child Development during Early Years: Health Care Perspective" on Saturday, April 4, 2015

Dear Member,
On behalf of HEALTH Executive Committee, we would like to invite you for the HEALTH workshop to be held on . The details of the session are as follows:

Topic:                         Child Development during Early Years: Health Care Perspective

Objectives:      By the end of this workshop the participants will be able to discuss:
-          Importance of Early Child Care
-          World Health Organization’s concept of health and health care
-          Risk factors that affect child health
-          Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and its application in ECD
-          Role of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in child development
-          Strategies to promote child health and development at diverse settings

Day/Date:       Saturday/April 4, 2015
Time:              9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue:            AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitator:     Ms Shela Hirani

Facilitator profile
Ms Shela Hirani has done Master of Science in Nursing (MScN), Advanced Diploma in Early Child Development and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Aga Khan University. She has been conducting training sessions at the hospital and diverse community setups. Her area of specialty is Maternal and Child Health with the focus on “Early child development” and “Human lactation”. Her several papers have been published in the refereed journals pertinent to the theme of maternal and child health in Pakistani context. Currently, she is working as Assistant Professor at Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM). She also chairs Child Health Nursing Interest group at Aga Khan University, and serving as President of the Rho Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International: An honor society of nursing.

Kindly confirm your participation latest by Thursday, April 2, 2015, at or (36826991-4/36347611 Ext. 8554 / 8556), as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.