Conceptualization and Assessment of Non-fatal Injuries

Violence and Injury Prevention (VIP) Webinar Series

November 25, 2020
5:00 pm-5:45 pm | Karachi

Medical College

Speaker
Dr Nukhba Zia is an Assistant Scientist in the Department of International Health, and a core faculty member of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA. Her research interest includes developing and implementing data systems for decision-making and resource allocation by stakeholders including policymakers. She has worked in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Uganda and Thailand on various injury and disability projects. These included monitoring and evaluation of key road safety risk factors (drink-driving, helmet use, seatbelt use, and speeding), community-based home injury risk assessments in children, development and implementation of facility and community level data systems for surveillance on injuries and traumatic brain injuries, and community-based disability assessments among children and adults. Dr. Nukhba Zia completed her medical education from the Aga Khan University and received her Master of Public Health and PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

Session objective
  • Understanding non-fatal injuries and their conceptualization 
  • Identifying data sources for non-fatal injuries 
  • Describing assessment tools to measure non-fatal injuries

Who should attend
All students, healthcare professionals and public health professionals

Organisers
Department of Emergency Medicine, AKU in collaboration with Fogarty Johns Hopkins-Afghanistan Pakistan International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training (JHU-AfPak ICTIRT) Programme

Image credit:

AKU

V E N U E

The session will be conducted online

A Zoom link and password will be shared with registered participants only. There are no registration fees.

C O N T A C T

Shumaila Rupani 
Department of Emergency Medicine 
021 3486 1195
shumaila.rupani@aku.edu