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Minutes of the Disaster Cell Meeting & Curriculum Committee Meeting (6th January 2012 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi )

The Disaster Cell & Curriculum Committee Meeting was held on 6th January 2012 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi at 11 am.


Dr. Amir M. K. Jogezai

Dr. Tufail M. Khan

Dr. Gohar Rehman

Prof. Dr. Zareen Fasih

Dr. Naeem Zafar

Dr. Musthaq Memon

Dr. Jalaluddin Akber

Dr. Ayesha Mehnaz

Dr. Jawed Akber

Dr. Nadeem Khawar



Meeting started with the Recitation from the Holy Quran.

Prof. Dr. Zareen Fasih gave a brief presentation on the establishment of Disaster Cell – PPA Centre on 29th September 2011 and elaborated on the need, objective, functional organization and future plans of the Cell.

Dr. Tufail M. Khan presented the WHO curriculum on Disaster Management and IPA Curriculum and discussed the pros and cons of each.

Dr. Gohar Rehman presented the Curriculum and Workshop structure of the project at KPK in detail.

It was decided that the Curriculum will be need based and will be a mixture of all the 3 curricula.

5 Master Trainees Workshop will be held at Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore.

Funding will be sought for these Workshops as the Emergency Relief Funds will be inadequate to hold such Workshops with 20 participants.

Focal provincial disaster team will be developed.

  1. Sindh

             Focal person – Dr. Zareen Fasih

             Chief Coordinator – Dr. Mushtaq Memon

             Members – Dr. Sutlan Mustafa, Dr. Tariq Bhatti, Majeed Memon, Dr. Akber Nizamani,

             Dr. Aisha Mehnaz

  1. Punjab

             Focal person – Dr. Naeem Zafar

             Chief Coordinator –  

             Members –

  1. KPK

             Focal person – Dr. Tufail M. Khan

             Chief Coordinator – Dr. Gohar Rehman

             Members –

  1. Federal

             Focal person – Dr. Arshad Hafeez

             Chief Coordinator – Dr. Shahzad

             Members –


  1. Balochistan

             Focal person – Dr. Anwar

             Chief Coordinator – Dr. Bahir Kakar

             Members –


            Curriculum Committee

            Dr. Amir M. K. Jogezai

            Prof. Dr. Zareen Fasih

            Dr. Tufail M. Khan

            Dr. Gohar Rehman

            Dr. Naeem Zafar

            Dr. Aisha Mehnaz


           Meeting adjourned with vote of thanks to the Chair.

           Prof. Dr. Zareen Fasih

           Secretary General

           Pakistan Paediatric Association (Centre)


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