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CBEC Forum with Dr. Babar Hasan, Dr. Muneer Amanullah

CBEC Forum (Hybrid) Fixing broken hearts: Experiences of Pakistani healers in Iraq, Afghanistan and rural Pakistan

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Join us for our upcoming CBEC Forum with a group of dedicated Pakistanis pediatric surgeons and cardiologists sharing their experiences in helping children with congenital heart diseases (CHD) in challenging circumstances in Iraq, Afghanistan and rural Pakistan.

The Forum will have two brief talks centering on the experience of this group in providing sophisticated cardiac services to children with CHD, rendered even more vulnerable due to local challenges.

  1. Scope of CHD programs: Equity vs equality

      Dr. Babar Hasan – 10 minutes

Dr. Babar Hasan is an Associate Professor and a Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist at the Department of Pediatric and Child Health, Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi. He completed his residency from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in the United States in 2006, followed by a fellowship in pediatric cardiology from Harvard Medical College. His research interests include pulmonary hypertension, quality improvement sciences, artificial intelligence and health equity among others.

  1. Mission with double vision: Delusion, despair & deliverance

     Dr. Muneer Amanullah – 10 minutes

Dr. Muneer Amanullah is a Professor and Consultant Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Department of Cardiac Thoracic Surgery, Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi. After completing his residency in General Surgery in 2006 from Aga Khan University (AKU), Karachi, he pursued a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery from Freeman Hospital in the United Kingdom. He also holds a fellowship in Pediatric and Congenital CTS. He has previously held the position of Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education at AKU.

Panel discussion – 60 minutes


Dr. Nadeem Aslam is an Assistant Professor and Consultant Cardiologist at the Aga Khan University, Karachi.

Dr. Shazia Mohsin is an Assistant Professor and Director of Non-invasive Imaging and current Section Head of Pediatric Cardiology at Aga Khan University, Karachi

Moderated by Dr. Aamir Jafarey, CBEC-SIUT

This session will be conducted in a hybrid format, with a limited number of physical seats at CBEC. Those interested in attending the session in person are requested to register by emailing before May 16, 2022.

To attend online, please register on the Zoom link below:

This session will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page.

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

Time: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm PST

Location: CBEC-SIUT, Facebook Live / Zoom