Outgoing President’s Message

Marriyam Moten, MBBS, MPH,
MHA, FACC

President APCNA 2021

From The Desk of The Outgoing President of APCNA
April 2, 2022

As I hand over the reins of presidency to incoming president of the APCNA, it gives me great pleasure to note that we have had a productive year in spite of the trials, tribulation due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every year, we face new challenges- while it makes us humble, we continue to make strides in doing the best we can for the common good. I am thankful for all the kind words and support that was given to me without hesitation by all the APCNA members.

Our cardiac pacemaker project continues to remain a signature program. My hats off to the APCNA members who worked hard to bring the coronary stent program for ACS where stents with needed supplies will be provided as a complete kit for those in need in Pakistan. It required negotiations; a lot of time and effort over the year put in by the members of APCNA to have it materialized. Some kinks as with any new project are being worked out. It is humbling to see the time and efforts put in tirelessly by the team.

Education and research have remained on the forefront of APCNA. Our members have been presenting their research, participating in seminars and workshops at meetings both locally and internationally receiving invitations to participate and contribute to education which they have continued to do with zeal and enthusiasm. APCNA members will continue to shine, helping junior colleagues to rise with seniors sharing their knowledge and expertise whether it is for education, research or settling in practice or academics. Our meetings both formal and informal in scientific conferences have continued to blossom our friendship, help us grow and share our knowledge. Let us continue to do whatever we can for the good for mankind- think of happy moments even in the darkest of times when we may have lost a near and dear one or those who we cared for. We are fortunate to have been able to carry on in spite of having a heavy heart- we have friends at APCNA who keep our spirits up, give us a reason to smile and give us the courage to carry on. Our projects and aspirations need us all.

Let us give a warm welcome to the new team with Dr. Nadeem Ashfaque starting his tenure as the President this evening. Welcome aboard!

May your year in presidency be as good or better than mine. I enjoyed every moment of it. You have a good team to work with and all the members of the APCNA are with you.

With best wishes,
Marriyam Moten
President APPCNA 2021-22

APCNA Pacemaker Project

APCNA started the Pacemaker project in 2005 and first Pacemaker Bank was established in 2007 From the Archives: 2017 The First Pacemaker Bank in Pakistan:Pacemakers as Peacemakers:A Project of APCNA, Rotary Club of Pakistan and Heartbeat International. Background:The health care for impoverished people in Pakistan is very limited as the simple and basic health care needs are scarcely met in …….

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APCNA Pacemaker Project

APCNA started the Pacemaker project in 2005 and first Pacemaker Bank was established in 2007 From the Archives: 2017 The First Pacemaker Bank in Pakistan:Pacemakers as Peacemakers:A Project of APCNA, Rotary Club of Pakistan and Heartbeat International. Background:The health care for impoverished people in Pakistan is very limited as the simple and basic health care needs are scarcely met in …….

Learn more about he project

APCNA is a non-profit, professional, educational organization incorporated in the United States.

To foster scientific development and education in fields related to the circulatory system for the purpose of improving the quality of medicine and delivery of better health care, without regard to race, color, creed, gender or age.