Seminar on Quality Assurance mechanism in Food Policy held on 04.06.2022
King Edward Medical University in collaborative partnership with Imperial College London organized a wonderful workshop on Food EPI policies in hybrid sessions. Moderator was Ms. Eliza Pineda from Imperial College London and Prof. Dr. Saira Afzal, Dean of Public health and preventive medicine King Edward Medical University. It was a huge success. Participants from King Edward Medical University (senior faculty members, deans and directors), Endocrinologists, Nutritional experts, various government departments, Specialized Healthcare, Punjab Food Authority, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, Non government organizations, Quality Enhancement Cell, research teams and many other important stakeholders joined the workshop. They validate and rated different policies and implementation levels. The best thing is it was organized in hybrid mode. Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University facilitated the whole team especially guests coming from other cities and visiting the university. Highlights are the participants from Punjab Food Authority, World Health Organization, UNICEF, Health Department and Academia. Prof Ijaz Hussain, Prof Munir Akhtar Saleemi, Prof Bilquis Shabbir, Prof Haroon Hamid, Prof Nadia Khurshid, Dr Shafeeq Dr Uzma, Ms Farah, Dr Yahya, and Dr Jamshed gave enlightening comments and recommendations for Food-EPI policy. Ms Faiza Aziz and Dr Aabish Mehreen facilitated the sessions. Prof Ijaz Hussain distributed the Souvenirs and certificates among the participants. Prof Bilquis Shabbir presented vote of thanks. The experts recommended that more workshops should be organized with joint collaborations of all stakeholders for adopting good practices for nutrition in Pakistan.