MULTAN (APP) - University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice-Chancellor Maj-Gen (r) Dr Muhammad Aslam has stressed the need for preventive cardiology, saying that awareness in this regard must be promoted through community participation. He was addressing a prize distribution ceremony at Ch Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology (CPEIC) held here to mark its five years performance.

On the occasion, Nishtar Medical Institute Board of Management Chairman Khawaja Jalaluddin Rumi lauded the efforts of Dr Masood Ahmed Cheema who is the pioneer Project Director of the facility, CPEIC ED Dr Rana Altaf and his team. He also thanked ‘Friends of Cardiology’ organisation for their generous support to run the hospital. Earlier, in his welcome address, CPEIC Executive Director Dr Rana Altaf highlighted the achievements of his team to render this public facility a success.

CPEIC MS Dr Mukhtar Hussain Syed, Head of surgery department Prof Haider Zaman and Head of cardiology Dr Ejaz Masood also spoke on the occasion.