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Aman Foundation receives accreditation from American Heart Association.

KARACHI -- The DOW University of Health Sciences (DUHS) accredited Aman Foundation's Urban Health Institute (UHI) for provision of American Heart Association (AHA) licensed courses through its association with AHA.

This affiliation makes UHI a recognized training site of AHA, which is a globally recognized training body and in turn establishing UHI's credibility as a premier training institute in Pakistan.

UHI was created in 2012 as an internal training unit of Aman Healthcare Services to cater to the medical training demands of various Aman initiatives. UHI has trained over 27,000 individuals, including Aman Ambulance paramedics, Edhi ambulance drivers and many corporate professionals through layman life support training programs.

The UHI also steps into the Community to create First-Responders by training people in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid for the promotion of health at the grassroots level. UHI provides training in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).

The ceremony was held in DUHS and the agreement was signed by Arshad Saeed Husain, CEO, Aman Health Care Services and Prof. Mohammad Saeed Quraishy, Vice Chancellor, DOW University of Health and Sciences.

During the MoU signing, Arshad Saeed Husain, CEO, Aman Health Care Services, commented on the benefits that the accreditation brings for UHI and Aman Health Care Services, 'This is a big achievement and honour for all our trainers at UHI, providing instruction in these life support courses. Their hard work over the years has paid off and we at Aman are proud of this association. With the accreditation of the American Heart Association, UHI will be able to serve humanity better.'

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 2, 2017
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