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PAKISTAN STROKE SOCIETY

Pakistan Stroke Society was established in 2001.The main objective of the Society is to improve prevention and care of Stroke in Pakistan by increasing Public and Physicians awareness.

The first president of society was Dr. Sardar Alam (Peshawar) and first Secretary was Dr. Saad Shafqat ( Aga Khan university, Karachi). The executive council elects a new president every two years.

The society is actively working for the last four years in both dimensions. A Stroke awareness week was organized by PSS in 2004 which included Seminars, public awareness sessions and a walk with stroke patients. First International Stroke Conference was held in 2004 in Lahore. More than ten speakers from US, Canada and India participated in Conference.
In 2005, six Stroke seminars have been organized in Karachi, Islamabad, Bahawalpur, and Multan.

Pakistan Stroke Society is affiliated with International Stroke Society, which is an advisory body to WHO. The society has more than 200 physician members.

In 2006, Society plans to organize World Stroke Day, Second International Stroke Conference, Stroke seminars and public awareness sessions. Web site is under construction and a Stroke information booklet is under preparation.

 
Organization:
    President:
    Mohammad Wasay MD
    Karachi

    Secretary:
    Shahid Mustafa MD
    Karachi

    Treasurer:
    Anwar-ul-Haq MD, FRCP
    Peshawar
Executive council:

Shaukat Ali FCPS
Karachi

Amer Ikram MD
Lahore

Mohammad Tariq FRCP
Islamabad

Saad Shafqat MD, PhD
Karachi

Naeem Kasuri FRCP
Lahore

Sardar Alam FRCP
Peshawar

Saleem Barech FCPS
Quetta

Aslam Azam FRCP
Faisalabad

Publication secretary:

Abdul Malik MBBS, DCN
Karachi

 
 
 
 
2010 Pakistan Society of Neurology