Report on Annual Scientific Symposium

For representing Ziauddin University College of Nursing (ZCON), Miss Alia Nasir, Principle ZCON was invited as a key note speaker for the 18th Shaukat Khanum Cancer Symposium (SKCS) that was held on November 1-3, 2019 in Lahore which was the Annual Scientific Symposium.

Stating briefly about the event, SKMCH & RC hold this educational activity on an annual basis. The event was multidisciplinary in nature and national and, international experts from all the disciplines of health care attended in a huge number. Nursing Division of SKMCH&RC conducted two sessions in the event.

The attendees had a pleasant and learned experience form the activity. Mam Alia Nasir, with her extraordinary credentials proved to be a very good speaker adding to the knowledge of nurses working in cancer care and in general nursing setting in Pakistan. This year the sessions were evolved around “Cancer Care Integration” focusing the following themes:

  • Clos care gaps in vulnerable patient’s population (peads, adults etc.)
  • Mental Health in Oncology Nursing