Osteoporosis Awareness Seminar

In November 2023, the Department of Orthopaedic Unit II orchestrated an enlightening Osteoporosis Awareness Seminar, featuring a distinguished panel of experts renowned for their contributions to the medical field:

  • Prof. Javed Akram, Minister of Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Punjab
  • Prof. Mahmood Ayyaz, Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University
  • Prof. Haroon Hamid, Chief Executive Officer of Mayo Hospital Lahore
  • Prof. Faisal Masood, Head of Orthopaedic Unit II
  • Dr. Somia Iqtidar, Associate Professor of Medicine

This seminar served as a platform for in-depth discussions and enlightening presentations on osteoporosis, a prevalent and debilitating condition characterized by decreased bone density and increased fracture risk.

Throughout the event, distinguished faculty members shared their profound insights on various aspects of osteoporosis, including its epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic modalities, and management strategies.

Prof. Javed Akram, leveraging his expertise in public health, elucidated on the societal implications of osteoporosis and the importance of preventive measures at the governmental level. Prof. Mahmood Ayyaz, renowned for his scholarly contributions to medical education, delved into the latest advancements in osteoporosis research and emphasized the significance of interdisciplinary collaboration in addressing this pressing health issue.

Prof. Haroon Hamid, drawing from his extensive clinical experience, provided valuable perspectives on the management of osteoporotic complications and the role of multidisciplinary teams in delivering comprehensive care to affected individuals. Prof. Faisal Masood, a leading authority in orthopaedics, highlighted the orthopaedic manifestations of osteoporosis and underscored the importance of early intervention and tailored treatment approaches.

Dr. Somia Iqtidar, leveraging her expertise in internal medicine, shed light on the systemic implications of osteoporosis and the pivotal role of primary care physicians in early detection and management of the condition.

Overall, the Osteoporosis Awareness Seminar served as an invaluable platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among esteemed experts, fostering a deeper understanding of osteoporosis and its management strategies within the medical community.