International Nurses and Midwives Day 2020

Webinar | Nurses and Midwives on the frontline in the time of crisis

May 12, 2020
2:00 pm-3:30 pm | Karachi

School of Nursing and Midwifery

A collaborative event of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aga Khan University and the Aga Khan University Hospital.



KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr Salimah Meghani, PhD, MBE, RN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing and Term Chair of Palliative Care at University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League University ranked #1 globally in nursing programs. She is currently the Chair of the Penn Nursing Faculty Senate and has chaired their graduate group as the Director of the PhD in Nursing program.  

Dr. Meghani graduated from the post-RN BScN program at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing in 1997 and received her MSN (2000), PhD/MBE (2005) and a Post-doctorate (2007) at the University of Pennsylvania. 


Shelley Nowlan
Currently the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer at Queensland Health and Adjunct Professor at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Queensland, Australia. 

Her advocacy for nursing and midwifery informs policy development at state, national and international levels influencing clinical innovation, strategic planning, research, curricula and workforce commissioning. 


PROGRAMME
  • Tilawat
  • National Anthem
  • Welcome address by Amina Lakhani (Co-chair, IND Committee)
  • Keynote speech by Shelley Nowlan (CNO, Queensland Health)
  • Tribute to frontline nurses working for COVID-19
  • Keynote speech by Dr Salimah Meghani (Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
  • Alumni messages from across the world
  • Panel Discussion
  • Alumni messages from across the world
  • Closing remarks by AKU leadership
  • Vote of thanks by Naureen Lalani (Nurse manager, Paediatrics, AKUH) 

PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: 
Dr Tazeen Saeed Ali
Associate Professor & Assistant Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, AKU-SONAM

Panelists:
1. Dr. Rafat Jan, Professor SONAM
2. Khairulnissa Ajani, Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean SONAM
3. Salma Jaffer, Chief Nursing Officer, AKUH
4. Sana Hirani, Specialist, Internal Medicine, AKUH
5. Khairunnissa Hooda, Senior Business Manager, Emergency Medicine, AKUH
6. Laila Khymani, Senior Administrator, Outreach Medical Centres & Home Health Program


IND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs
Amina Lakhani and Dr Tazeen Saeed Ali 

Advisors
Dr Rozina Karmaliani and Salma Jaffer

Members
Sajida Chagani 
Naureen Lalani
Samira Kabani 
Lubna Ghazal
Sameen Rahat
Kharunnisa Mansoor 
Farzana Yameen 
Shagufta Iqbal 

Coordinators
Madiha Yameen and Faraz Ahmed  

V E N U E

ONLINE
https://video.ibm.com/channel/CzK778wDWTg 

C O N T A C T

Faraz Ahmed
faraz.ahmed@aku.edu
+92 (021) 3486 5437