Samina Alvi, wife of President Dr Arif Alvi, administers a tablet to a student at a ceremony on Monday. Live results: Who is leading — Trump or Biden? The first lady remarked that lack of health facilities to treat the disease and costly treatment were the challenges. [45], The program has been launched in the city of Karachi where as many as 12,000 students are enrolled in the 4 disciplines being offered and registration is underway to offer it in Islamabad, and Faisalabad. After the partition of India, his father moved to Pakistan with his family and opened his clinic in Saddar Town. She regretted that still in this era, women belonging to the rural areas of the country were reluctant to discuss their symptoms because of stigma attached to the breast cancer. [38] He is the third President of Pakistan whose family migrated to Pakistan from India after the Partition of India. Addressing at the Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar here at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Hospital, the First Lady said treating breast cancer as a ‘disease, not a taboo’ would encourage the women to go for regular checkups, thus leading to early diagnosis. [10] He received a master's degree in orthodontics in 1984 from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. The couple has four married children. [40] On 17 September, he addressed the National Assembly for the first time in his capacity as president. [5] His father became politically affiliated with Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. Reema Imran wife of Sindh Governor speaking on the occasion said that biggest challenge in this connection was the unawareness among the masses which was not an incurable disease. 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[44], The program has an initial target to enroll as many as 100,000 students within a year. [9], Alvi is married to Samina Alvi. [6][22][23], In 2001, he became the vice president of PTI. Samina Alvi, who is leading an extensive breast cancer awareness campaign throughout the month of October, urged upon women to remain wary of any unusual appearance of nodes in breasts and consult doctor for clinical examination. After his father’s migration to Karachi, he was admitted in Karachi Grammar School but later was expelled. She urged upon the media outlets to not limit the awareness about the disease to the month of October. Global Fund for Women is one of the world's leading foundations for gender equality, standing up for the human rights of women and girls worldwide. ISLAMABAD: The first lady of Pakistan, Samina Arif Alvi, on Tuesday stressed the need to engage women in conservation and protection of forest resources for its sustainable management. [30], In 2016, he was made president of the PTI Sindh chapter. [14][20] He participated in preparing the party constitution of PTI. He became Patron of the Fifth Pakistan International Dental Conference. In 1987, he became Chairman of the Third Pakistan International Dental Conference. Speaker National Assembly @AsadQaiserPTI met Chairman of Presidency of #Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefik Dzaferovic. tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app, Islamabad : First Lady Samina Arif Alvi on Friday said around 40,000 Pakistani women die every year because of breast cancer, requiring an urgent action including awareness and early diagnosis to control the alarming mortality rate. Alvi launched the Ministry's official website on the occasion of World Ocean Day and was briefed by Maritime Minister Ali Haider Zaidi and Federal Secretary Rizwan Ahmed about the ministry's role and achievements. As per some sources, he was born on 29 August 1949, and as per other sources, he was born in 1947, whereas, his date of birth on documents is 29 July 1949. The history of empires is written in human blood. Ltd. ( for Dawn. Pakistan and Bosnia vow to increase trade, scientific cooperation, From Washington DC to GB, two systems with two sets of rivals are being tested, Empires today do not need geographical territory, Ek Jhooti Love Story will surely make you smile, How contagious are kids with Covid? Engage women in conservation of forest resources: Samina Alvi, Capital’s test-positivity rate rises to 7.7pc, واٹس ایپ کا رواں سال کا بڑا فیچر آخرکار متعارف, امریکا: صدارتی انتخاب کے نتائج متنازع ہوگئے تو کیا ہوگا؟, کم عمری میں رشتے دار نے جنسی استحصال کیا، بیٹی عامر خان, Electioneering for Nov 15 polls picks up steam as Maryam arrives in GB, 'What a spectacle! In 2006, he was elected as the President of Asia Pacific Dental Federation. About expansion of the awareness program, she said seminars should be held in that regard. She thanked the first lady for initiating such a campaign and also felicitated her as the message had reached to greater extent. Mrs. Samina Arif Alvi on Friday said around 40,000 Pakistani women d... ie every year because of breast cancer, requiring an urgent action including awareness and early diagnosis to control the alarming mortality rate. Earlier, the First Lady visited different stalls set up by the Breast Cancer Clinic highlighting the disease through posters and diagrams. She apprised that provincial governments were also being approached for the cause. Samina has spoken extensively at a wide range of universities, from Harvard and Yale Universities to community colleges, as well as at other institutions worldwide, including as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department and a featured presenter at the Nobel Women’s Initiative 2017 International Conference. Different sources convey diverse information about his birth date. at the Tedx of the University of Nevada. She also emphasized upon the expansion of awareness. The inequality of social and political power between the two parties is an important factor in this pattern. Samina serves as the curator of Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art and Voices, a global, virtual exhibition for the International Museum of Women (IMOW), now part of Global Fund for Women. ISLAMABAD: The first lady of Pakistan, Samina Arif Alvi, on Tuesday stressed the need to engage women in conservation and protection of forest resources for … @NASpeakerPK [39] On 9 September, he replaced Mamnoon Hussain and was sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan. President Pakistan Air Force Women’s Association (PAFWA) Tazeen Majeed said though PAF hospital was already extending clinical services on breast cancer, however the recent collaboration with the First Lady’s initiative would augment its effectiveness. [4], His father, Habib-ur-Rehman Elahi Alvi, was a dentist in India who migrated to Karachi after the establishment of Pakistan,[4] and opened a dental clinic in the Saddar Town. But if you ignore it, the consequences can be dire for a person and their family,” she added. This has resulted in creation of “Women’s Inclusion in Technology”, a women's empowerment division in the PIAIC. The DDFIA mission is to promote the study and understanding of Islamic arts and cultures. [47][48], Alvi's first-ever visit to a federal ministry as president was in June 2020 when he visited the headquarters of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs. Samina Alvi said the Lady Health Workers would be trained to spread the message door-to-door. [31][32] He received 91,020 votes and defeated Syed Zaman Ali Jaffery, a candidate of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan. ALSO READ Razak pleased over 22.6% growth in pharmaceutical exports in Q1.