AMWPA Regional Meeting for Dallas, Richardson, Carrollton, Coppell area was held on Sunday, October 6, 2019.
at Dr. Husna Iqbal’s Residence in Dallas.
Host committee consisted of following members.
1. Dr. Maria Viqar
2. Dr. Husna Iqbal
3. Dr. Seema Haq
4. Dr. Nilofer Syed
5. Dr. Shahida Rafiq
6. Dr. Sadaf Sagheir
AMWPA is very appreciative and grateful to Dr. Husna Iqbal for hosting this Chapter meeting at her beautiful house. It is a great gesture of generosity and kindness.
Meeting Agenda was as follows:
Moderator: Dr. Maria Viqar, Vice President AMWPA Executive Committee.
1: Prayers by Dr. Rehana Kausar, President Board of Directors AMWPA
2: Welcome by Dr. Maria Viqar
3: Dr. Seema Haq, President AMWPA Executive Committee presented a Power point presentation on AMWPA’s Vision Mission and accomplishment since 2008.
So far 19 Defibrillator have been donated to all the major mosques in Metroplex and about 400 people trained by AMWPA instructors in families and Friends CPR Program.
4: Membership Dr.ive by Dr. Maria Viqar, Vice President AMWPA Membership Committee who explained and emphasized the importance of timely renewal of membership dues so we can accomplish the mission of AMWPA as we do not get any donation from anyone.
5: Dr. Lubna Kamal, AMWPA Board Member and Chairperson IACC Plano Health fair Committee requested for volunteers to participate in providing their services at the Health and Wellness fair on Saturday, Oct 19 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. There was a great response by the doctors/dentists to participate.
6: Dr. Rehana Kausar suggested to have a Blood pressure screening Dr.ive in DFW metroplex mosques after jummah prayers so we can detect and prevent this silent deadly killer. We need Doctors to supervise and have nurses, Pre-med and Medical students to check blood pressures.
7: AMWPA Survey was provided to all present to see how they view AMWPA as an organization.
8: All Members and non members introduced themselves with their specialty.
9: Dr. Seema Haq talked about the Breast Cancer Walk and our plans to participate through AMWPA platform.
Hajjis were given special welcome. Dr. Saima Zafar was in attendance and was requested to cut the cake specially ordered by Dr. Ameena Jameeluddin for this special occasion.
Members enjoyed the social Hour. They were happy to be part of AMWPA event and to meet new physicians in town and network with each other.
Thanks to all the guests who attended and made a enjoyable afternoon High Tea.
Thanks to all the host committee members for organizing a very successful AMWPA Dallas, Carrollton, Richardson and Coppell area Chapter meeting and special thanks to Dr. Husna Iqbal to provide her beautiful house to host this event. Cheers to the host committee Dr. Husna Iqbal, Dr. Maria Viqar, Dr. Seema Haq, Dr. Shahida Rafiq, Dr. Sadaf Sagheir and Dr. Nilofer Syed. A great networking event and welcome to our Hajji Dr. Saima Zafar. JZK
Total 31 guests attended the meeting.
Maria Viqar, MD
Vice President AMWPA Executive Committee