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15 10, 2013

Dow University has been declared eligible for ISO Certification

2013-11-09T16:58:10+00:00

Dow University of Health Sciences has been declared eligible for latest available ISO 9001-2008 Certification by Audit Organization Vinçotte of Brussels based in United Arab Emirates. The Dow University has been working on the implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) ISO 9001-2008 for the past several years. In the initial phase, all the services and [...]

15 10, 2013

VCs Forum 2013 – Universities seek greater academic interaction

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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) of Pakistan in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO); Higher Education Com-mission, Pakistan (HEC); Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan (MoST); and the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) has organized a 2 - Day Vice Chancellors’ Forum on ‘Universities [...]

15 10, 2013

Dow University signed agreement with two Turkish Universities at VCs forum

2013-11-09T16:48:49+00:00

Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan, Vice Chancellor, Dow Uni-versity of Health Sciences signed an agreement with Prof. Dr. Cemil Celik Rector, Inonu University, Turkey and Prof. Hamit Okur of Menenyat University, Turkey at the two-days Vice Chan-cellors International Forum held in Islamabad. The MoU is to provide for the exchange of staff, scholars, students and [...]

15 10, 2013

NUST Community Services Club organized a Seminar on Voluntary Blood Donation

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

The Community Services Club (NCSC) at the National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, organized a seminar on Voluntary Blood Donation. NUST Community Services Club offers a 2-credit hour course which is compulsory for all the UG students and involves social activities and awareness seminars. The Seminar was conducted with the principal objective of raising [...]

15 10, 2013

ASCP Board of Certification in Pakistan

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Clinical laboratories represent an area of healthcare that has undergone great deal of improvement since its beginning centuries ago. With over 475,000 individuals certified, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is the largest association of laboratory professionals in the world. Serving as the largest and oldest pathology and laboratory medicine society, the ASCP Board [...]

15 10, 2013

Experts address special needs of children with Down Syndrome

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

In a special health awareness session held at the Aga Khan University, a panel of child health experts spoke about children with Down Syndrome, a genetic condition that affects one in every 800 children. The session also featured an exhibit of artwork created by Madiha Hussain, a girl with Down syndrome who overcame her condition and now [...]

15 10, 2013

Need of Applied Medical Ethics in Pakistan

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

Prof. Dr. Sumbul Shamim, Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Principal, Dow College of Pharmacy, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi   “If we believe men have any personal rights at all as human beings, they have an absolute right to such a measure of good health as society, and society alone is able to [...]

15 10, 2013

First-ever targeted roadmap outlines steps to end childhood TB deaths

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

The deaths of more than 74 000 children from Tuberculosis (TB) could be prevented each year through measures outlined in the first ever action plan developed specifically on TB and children. The Roadmap for Childhood TB: Toward Zero Deaths, launched by global TB leaders in Washington D.C., estimates that US$120 million per year could have a [...]

15 10, 2013

Tuberculosis gains at risk due to millions of missed patients, drug resistance

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

Progress in TB control can be substantially accelerated by addressing these challenges Tuberculosis (TB) treatment has saved the lives of more than 22 million people, according to the WHO "Global tuberculosis report 2013" published today. The report also reveals that the number of people ill with TB fell in 2012 to 8.6 million, with global [...]

15 10, 2013

Women’s Rights in the Fight against HIV and AIDS

2017-04-26T12:35:07+00:00

By Muhammad Fareed The global HIV and AIDS pandemic is taking a catastrophic toll on women and girls. The number of HIV infections among women and girls has risen in every region in recent years, and in sub-Saharan Africa, women and girls constitute nearly 60 percent of those living with HIV. In some countries, the [...]