February 3, 2020
The Infection Prevention & Control Department, Bahria International Hospital has conducted a seminar on awareness of novel corona virus (2019-nCoV) at Bahria International Hospital, Orchard, Lahore. The activity was chaired by Brig (R) Dr. Khadim Hussain, Senior Hospital Administrator and Dr. Saqib Saleem, Medical Director. The speaker -Dr. Syed Zahid Bukhari, Consultant Infection Prevention & Control described the disease epidemiology, its mode of transmission, clinical presentation and case definition based on national and international guidelines. He described the strategic plan of management for recently emerged corona virus 2019- nCoV. All Bahria International Hospitals are well prepared to manage the suspected, probable and even confirm cases of corona virus. All personal protective equipment’s (PPE) including N95 masks are available. The relevant faculty members including consultants (Internist, Nephrologist, Intensive care units, Infection Control, Infectious Diseases, ER, etc.) actively participated in group discussion. At the end, speakers paid thanks to Dr. Shazia Asim, VP, Bahria International Hospitals for her interest and support in conducting educational activates and developing quality culture.