Welcome To CARDIOCON 2016

Pakistan Cardiac Society Annual Conference 2016 is going to be held in Faisalabad, the 3rd largest city and Manchester of Pakistan

Once again, on behalf of Pakistan Cardiac Society and the Program Organizing Committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the “46th Annual Conference of Pakistan Cardiac Society, CARDIO CON -2016”, with the theme is “Global Heart Health in 21 Century, Prevention to Treatments", scheduled from 25th , Read More

About Faisalabad

Location:

The district lies from 30-35 to 31-47’ C North latitude and 72-01 to 73 - 40o C east longitudes. It is bounded in the North by Gujranwala and Sheikhupura Districts, in the East by Sheikhupura and Sahiwal districts, in the south by Sahiwal and Toba Tek Singh districts and in the West by Jhang district.

Area and Population:

Faisalabad district has an area of 5,856 sq km and a population of 65,00,000 souls. This district consists of eight towns.

Background:

Faisalabad District came into existence in 1904 as Lyallpur District. The name Lyallpur was given with a view to pay tribute to Sir James Lyall Lt. Governor of Punjab, for his services rendered in colonization. In 70’s the current name of Faisalabad was given after the name of the Late King “Faisal” of KSA.

Industrial Growth:

In the beginning Lyallpur now Faisalabad was developed as a hub of agricultural activities.

Approximately 70% of textile export originates from Faisalabad.

Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology

Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology, Faisalabad started functioning on Tuesday 13th November 2007. This institute is tertiary level specialized autonomous institution for cardiac diseases. It consists of 202 beds. This institution is functioning under the provision of Punjab Medical and Health Institute ACT-2003 and rules made their under. It is situated near Chenab Club, Faisalabad. This Institution is providing services to Cardiac patients of District Faisalabad and its adjacent Districts like Sargodha, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Chiniot and beyond areas.

Punjab Medical College

Punjab Medical College is situated in Faisalabad. Faisalabad is the third largest city of Pakistan and is know for textile industry. Faisalabad has developed a lot in past few years. It has an airport for domestic and few international flights. City is connected to other cities via all means of transport. After the development of Motor way distance between Faisalabad, Islamabad and Lahore has decreased. Punjab Medical College is one of medical colleges of Government of Punjab. College was established in 1973-74. Spread over on area of 158 acres, college has a beautiful campus.

Allied Hospital and DHQ Hospitals are the two hospitals that are attached with the college for clinical teachings of the students. College has separate hostels for boys and girls. Hospitals have separate hostels for male and female doctors.

Message From Convener

On behalf of the organizing committee, I am honored to invite you to Cardio-Con 2016, scheduled from November 25th, 2016 to November 26th, 2016, in Serena hotel, Faisalabad, the third largest city and industrial hub of Pakistan. There will be pre and post conference workshops in Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology on 24th and 28th Nov. Here we are providing a platform for renowned Cardiologists, researchers, physicians and Surgeons to come together to discuss art and science of Cardiology. First time we are also introducing session on Women and Heart Diseases and Guidelines session for Family Physicians. The theme of the conference is 'Cardiovascualr diseases in 21st century: From Prevention to Treatment: We hope that our distinguishes delegates will benefit from the program and enjoy their stay and our hospitality.

Prof M Naeem Aslam

FRCP (Glasgow) FACCC

FCPS (Cardiology) FESC.

CONVENER CARDIOCON 2016

Convener & Chairman

Prof M Naeem Aslam

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