During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, join Cancer Warrior Munira Premji as she moderates an informative and highly educational discussion on the threat of influenza and the importance and accessibility of the influenza vaccine, especially this flu season, with Infectious Disease physician Dr. Sunil Varghese and pharmacist Dr. Anisha Lakhani.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in Canada. Join Alwaeza Dr. Ashnoor Nagji, a family physician, and Neemira Abdulla, a physiotherapist, in a discussion moderated by occupational therapist Aliya Satani. They will share information and preventative measures to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. This will include a simple balance and strengthening exercises.
Tune in to this Chat Over Chai session by the Women's Activities Portfolio, Tanzania as they discuss the female body and its transition from menstruation and birth control to perimenopause and menopause. Hear Femina Jamal represent all of our questions and get expert advice from Dr. Jane K. Muzo from the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam on how women can understand and adapt to these physical changes and live a healthier life.
Learn strategies to help you cope better during the current unprecedented challenging times and motivate yourself with a positive mindset.
Join this discussion on the reduction of illness through vaccination, screening, and early detection, as well as nutrition and exercise. Our panelists for this informative session will be Nafisa Merali (Pharmacist/Diabetes Educator and Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist) and Dr. Salma Kassam (Family Physician). The session will be moderated by Munira Premji (Health Advocate, Human Resources Practitioner, and Cancer Warrior).
A webinar for all Community Members aged 29 years and above to learn how healthy eating leads to better daily productivity and overall good health.
AKYSB UK: Stories on the Rooftop – Jamila Damani My Stammer – How I Found by Voice – 6 November 2020
Listen to an inspirational and heartfelt 'story on the rooftop' session with Jamila Damani. She talks about what stammering is, some of the myths and challenges, the tools and lessons she has learned on her journey.
The epidemic of NCDs poses devastating health consequences for individuals, families, and communities, and threatens to overwhelm health systems. The socioeconomic costs associated with NCDs make the prevention and control of these diseases a major development imperative for the 21st century.
Alykhan Kassam shares his personal insights into the trials and tribulations of a decade long rollercoaster with Multiple Sclerosis, including an intense stem cell transplant. A key aim of this session explored personal coping mechanisms and how he increased his capacity to be comfortable with the discomforts and challenges of life.
Aga Khan Health Board and Aga Khan Education Board for Uganda brings a Parental Care webinar series for Empowering New Parents Parental Care.
Protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking appropriate precautions. Follow the advice provided by your local health authority.
Hormones play a large role in health and well-being. Your body has systems that work holistically and are directed to function optimally by the glands in your endocrine system and associated hormones. WAP is hosting a series of webinars featuring a Consultant Obstetrician and a functional Naturopathic Nutrition Practitioner who will share their expertise on taking care of your hormonal health and the options available to manage certain health challenges.
To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, health providers have been forced to take unprecedented measures of closing their doors and restricting access to in-person services. This has accelerated innovation and the adoption of virtual care solutions, to enable health providers to connect clinical services with those in need. As we begin to come out of the COVID lockdown across the country, it is clear that virtual care is here to stay as an alternate or additional model of care. In this webinar, Karima Kanani, a partner at Miller Thomas LLP, will offer an overview of general legal requirements, privacy, and security challenges with virtual care. Participants will leave with a risk management checklist of essential action items for every health provider engaging in virtual care. The session will be moderated by Dr. Ryaz Chagpar, Chairman, Aga Khan Health Board for British Columbia.
Learn more about food safety and preventing foodborne illnesses, especially at a time when we are cooking at home more often. We discuss everyday best practices for food handling and preparation, as well as extra precautions to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A webinar focused on self-care for healthcare workers - this session was led by Anar Shariff, a Public Health Nurse, yoga instructor, reflexologist, and certified Reiki practitioner. This virtual session provides healthcare workers with strategies and tools to manage stress. We explore the biophysiological stress response, and engage in breath work, relaxation, asanas, and guided gentle yoga practice.