Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society | CNE(2017-19)
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58th CNE session on 23rd December,2017


Diabetes and its Holistic Management: What’s There, What’s New and What’s Needed?


Speaker: Dr.Asefa Shariq,Senior Medical Officer ,Endocrinology,Agha
Khan University Hospital
Speaker: Moti Khan,Senior Dietitian,Acting Assistant Manager,Nutrition Section,AKUH
The Dr Asefa discussed current trends in the management of type 1 and 11 diabetes  , different  drug agents for diabetes management, situations in which insulin use is essential , Moti  Khan talked about  maintaining  body weight goals and attaining  individualized glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid goals.About 75 participants attended the session.
Venue: Seminar Room, The Kidney Centre PGTI


59th CNE on 27th January 2018


Overview of Pediatric Oncology Nutrition


Speaker: Dr Sadaf Altaf ,Assistant Professor Pediatric Oncology,Aga Khan University Hospital


Speaker: Hira Farooq,Pediatric Clinical Dietitian,Aga Khan University Hospital,Karachi


Dr  Sadaf  discussed type of cancers  in children ,  risk factors of malnutrition  during treatment, Hira Farooq dwelled on nutritional care and importance of nutrition support , drug nutrient interactions , and Neutropenic diet  formulations , overall the session was very interactive  and informative .


Venue: Executive Dinning Hall,AKUH

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60th CNE on 28th , April , 2018




Speakers : Ms. Yusra Khalid , Senior Food Safety Officer , AKUH .


Ms Yusra Khalid , has experience of multiple institutes and has conducted more than 500 audits , she is ISO certified lead auditor , she has to her credit HACCP/FSMS projects for  ENGRO Foods ,Pak Suzuki, Shifa International Hospital Islamabad, Pakistan Printing Press, Habib University, Serena Hotel.


She went over various requirements of having HACCP compliance in hospital food service, from CCPs to vendor inspection , she explained document requirements and gave practical examples to reinforce key points .