2nd International Workshop on Heart Health Awareness (IWHHA2)

Abstract and Objectives:

The International Workshop is designed to enable participants to increase knowledge, further understanding, and enhance skills in heart health.

The purpose of the international workshop is to improve cardiovascular health and quality of life through prevention, detection, and treatment of risk factors for heart attack and also to explore the implications that shifts in health, policy, and the healthcare industry could have on health professional education and workforce learning:

  • To identify learning platforms that could facilitate effective knowledge transfer with improved quality and efficiency.
  • To discuss opportunities for building a global health workforce that understands the role of culture and health literacy in perceptions and approaches to health and disease.

Intended audience:

Medicine Doctors, Cardiologists, University Lecturers, Nurses, Staff, and Students.

Date: 2nd November 2022

Time: 09:30 Am

Location: Tishk International University/ Education Building, Hall No. 302

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2nd International Workshop on Heart Health Awareness (IWHHA)
The Organizing Faculty: Faculty of Nursing Department: Nursing Department
Date(s) of the Event: 2nd November, 2022 Venue of the Event: Online Zoom Meeting

Campus: TIU/ Education Building, Hall No. 302

Event Agenda
Date Hour                                               Event
2nd November, 2022 09:00 am – 09:30 am Registration (Online – On Campus)
09:30 am – 09:35 am Opening Ceremony at TIU Campus
09:35 am – 09:40 am Introducing the International Workshop.
09:40 am – 09:45 am National Anthem both
09:45 am – 09:50 am Promotional Videos
09:50 am – 10:10 am Welcome Assistant Prof.Dr. Abdul Samad Salahuddin The President, Tishk International University                   
10:10 am – 10:15 am Opening Address by Prof. Dr. Hiwa Banna (Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, TIU)
Keynote Speech I: MSc. Roza Talaat Yaseen
10:15 am – 10:35 am Session I (1st Speaker): Dr. Salah Hassan
10:35 am – 10:55 am Session I (2nd Speaker): Dr. Azad Ibrahim Najat
10:55-11:10 Questions and Answers
11:10 am –11:30 am Coffee Break
Keynote Speech II: MSc. Roza Talaat Yaseen
11:30 am–11:50 am Session II (1st Speaker): Dr. Dilek Gürsoy
11:50 am – 12:10 pm Session II (2ndSpeaker): Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Merza
12:10 pm-12:30 pm Session II (3rd Speaker): Dr. Shwan Othman Ameen
12:30 pm – 12:50 pm Questions and Answers
12:50 pm – 01:30 pm Lunch Break (Main Building, 1st floor,  DINING Room)
Keynote Speech III: MSc. Roza Talaat Yaseen
01:30 pm – 02:30 pm Session III: Panel Discussion (Professor Dr. Hiwa Banna, Dr. Shahab Ali Suleyman, Dr. Salah Hassan, Dr. Shwan Othman Ameen and Dr. Ranj Nadhim)
2:30 pm – 02:40 pm Closing Ceremony
Speakers and Panelists Biography
Name of the Speaker: Dr. Azad Ibrahim Najat

Job Title of the Speaker: MD Swedish board in Urology, Researcher in Heart physiology.

Dr. Azad Ibrahim is a senior consultant physician and is a board member of Najar Medical & Invention AB and a consultant urologist at Västerås Sjukhus.

MD Swedish board in Urology,

Researcher in Heart physiology,

Inventor of Real Heart TAH.

Name of the Speaker: Dr. Salah Hassan        

Job Title of the Speaker: Lecturer at Hawler Medical University/ College of Medicine, & Interventional Cardiologist at Hawler Cardiac Center EMC.

Lecturer at Hawler Medical University/ College of Medicine.

Interventional Cardiologist at Hawler Cardiac Center EMC.

Chairman & CEO at TAKVIN.Org

Studied Medicine at Salahaddin University – Erbil

Name of the Speaker: Dr Shwan Othman Ameen

Job Title of the Speaker: Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.

Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Intervention and Pacemaker (Germany) Ph.D. in Internal and Cardiovascular Diseases (Germany) Medical Equivalence and Practice Certificate (Germany) Bachelor of Medicine and General

Surgery (University of Salahaddin) Member of European and German Cardiologists Association.

Name of the Speaker: Dr. Dilek Gürsoy

Job Title of the Speaker: MD Heart Surgeon, Artificial Heart Therapy and Research.

MD Heart Surgeon, Artificial Heart Therapy and Research at Medical Center Pradus/clinic bel etage.

Dr. Dilek Gürsoy is a German Heart Surgeon of Turkish descent. In 2012, she became the first female Surgeon in Europe to Implant an Artificial Heart.

Name of the Speaker:   Dr. Mohammed Merza        

Job Title of the Speaker: Lecturer at Tishk International University & Hawler Medical University / College of Pharmacy.

A permanent faculty member of the College of Pharmacy/Hawler Medical University, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Head coordinator of the Department of Clinical Analysis. He’s got a Ph.D. Degree in Medical Physiology from Lund University Sweden 2015, MSc. Medical Sciences at Glasgow University-United Kingdom. Post-doctorate was at Lund University from 2017 to 2019.
Name of the Panelist: Dr. Hiwa Bakir Mohammed Banna

Job Title of the Panelist: Histology and Immunohistochemistry

Dean of Faculty of Nursing in Tishk International University 2019-2020

Lecturer of Postgraduate students in Hawler Medical University 2005-2017

Head of the Department of Anatomy, Histology, Embryology and Biology 2005-2015

Member of the Committee for Teaching Methods Course 2008-2016

Chairman of Central Committee for Staff Promotion 2006-2016

Lecturer in Department of Anatomy and Histology/ College of Medicine/ University of Baghdad

Head of Histology Department 1993-2001

BVM & S College of Veterinary Medicine/ University of Baghdad.

Name of the Panelist: Shahab Ali Suleman

Job Title of the Panelist: Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Specialist in Cardiothoracic, Vascular and Bronchoscopy Surgery.

Coronary heart transplantation.

Heart valve replacement and repair.

Surgery of lung, esophageal and chest wall tumors Surgery of the arteries and veins of the extremities and aorta Tracheoesophageal endoscopy.

Congenital heart defect repair.

Varicose treatment.

Name of the Panelist: Dr. Ranj Nadhim Jalal

Job Title of the Panelist: Ph.D. At Departments Of Oral Surgery

• Philosophy Doctorate (PhD) in Dental Implantology, in the University of

Plymouth-United Kingdom. Awarded the degree for (Nano Enhanced

Surface Modification of Titanium Dental Implants for Improving

Osseointegration and Biocompatibility). 2014-2018.

• Professional diploma in Dental Implantology course by British

academy of implant and restorative dentistry (BAIRD) 2011-2012.

• Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) in Hawler Medical University, Iraq


Brief Information about the Event
Total number of International workshop submitted manuscripts/ Total number of registered persons in the International workshop 150 will be registered.
Main countries the manuscripts submitted from for the Event / Main countries the registered persons in the Event are  from Iraq, Sweden, and Germany.
Expected number of attendees 150 will be attended.
 Other information about the International Workshop: In the 3rd Session of the workshop there is a panel discussion that will be group conversation between ( Dr. Hiwa Banna , Dr. Shahab Ali, Dr. Shwan Othman, Dr. Salah Hassan , Dr. Ranj Nadhim ) and Other Audiences for the purpose of better understanding about Heart Diseases and Problems in order to prevention and treatment.