Pakistani kids and adolescents are more likely to have cardiac diseases, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. As compared to, other ethnic gatherings that exist across the globe because of their genetic factor.
In the meantime, kids as young as 12 to 18 years old are having hypertension and diabetes due to their wrong way of life. Meanwhile, a young fellow in their late 20s and mid-30s are biting the dust because of heart assaults.
“Pakistanis are at a higher danger of having hypertension, diabetes and Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) because of their acquired qualities. However, due to the poor way of life, youngsters from 12 to 18 years are having hypertension, diabetes. Whereas, young fellows and ladies are having heart assaults in their late 30s.
There is a dire need to direct research and gather information to discover causes and plan preventive techniques”, said Prof. Feroz Memon, President of Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS) while tending to a news meeting at his office on Wednesday.
Pakistan Cardiac Society
On the event, Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS) and the Health Research Advisory Board (HealthRab) signed an agreement of mutual consent. According to which HealthRab would make an investment in fourth Cardiology Research Award so as to advance research in the field cardiology.
According to the agreement, the top three scientists would be given money grants on their papers. During the yearly meeting of PCS to be held at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in October-November this year.
“We have come to realize that Pakistanis are having heart assaults, hypertension and diabetes significantly prior when contrasted with other ethnic gatherings.
This is a direct result of their hereditary qualities just as their way of life which is making Pakistanis as an ailing country”, Prof. Memon said and added that they were endeavoring to advance research in the field of cardiology and hazard factors prompting cardiovascular illnesses so the country could be kept from early passings and inconveniences of the heart sicknesses.
Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD):
Prof. Memon said because of responsiveness and way of life adjustments, individuals in different pieces of the world were living solid lives. Moreover, their rate of having Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) was decreasing while in Pakistan, the proportion of individuals having heart sicknesses was continually on the ascent, which ought to caution for the country just as specialists.
“So as to spare our who and what is to come, we have chosen to advance the way of life of research in the zone of cardiology and in such manner, HealthRab is helping us for most recent three years. We trust that this examination and information gathered by our young specialists would help us in sparing a huge number of lives yearly”, he included.
Prominent dialectologist and Vice President of Health Research Advisory Board (HealthRab) Prof. Abdul Basit lamented that aside from diabetes, Pakistan needs dependable information about different illnesses including heart ailments and stroke patients. As well as, transmittable and non-transferable infections. However, now included that HealthRab is modifying the society of research in the region of medicinal services. Soon Pakistan would have its own figures and information to get ready national preventive techniques.
“To begin with, we are depending on American, European and other nations’ statistical data points with the exception of diabetes. However, soon we are going to have enough information and research to realize what it is to be done. To keep our kin from transmittable just as non-transferable sicknesses” said Prof. Basit. In particular, he proposed Pakistan Cardiac Society to dispatch a national overview in joint effort Pakistan Health Research Council. As well as, the different partners to get solid information on heart maladies in Pakistan.
“Our exploration likewise, demonstrates that Pakistani kids are modified to diabetes and heart illness in their later phases of life. The main thing that we can do is to notify them. For instance, how they can keep themselves from procuring these infirmities by embracing wellbeing way of life”, Prof. Basit said. He encouraged the legislature to start a national awareness campaign to guide individuals about how they can live a healthy life.
In the interim, Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS) likewise signed an agreement with Sehat Kahani to give cardiovascular consideration offices to individuals in remote territories of Pakistan through telemedicine.
The MoU was marked between Dr. Sara Saeed of Sehat Kahani and the Prof. Ishtiaq Rasool, the General Secretary of Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS).
According to, the title “Pakistan Cardiac Awareness and Access Program” is the agreement that would create a working union between local female doctors and cardiologists associated with PCS. To give medicinal services to individuals in remote territories through the computerized medium. Whereas, Sehat Kahani specialists would deal with indicative and different needs of the patients.
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