15 06, 2019

No link between vaccination efforts, spread of HIV


The Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) representing Infectious Diseases and immunization experts, has categorically and unequivocally denied any connection between vaccination efforts and the spread of HIV in Pakistan. Prof. Bushra Jamil, the MMIDSP President and Dean, Infectious Diseases, College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) took strong exception to a [...]

15 03, 2019

New President & Vice President elected at PMDC


Pakistan Medical & Dental Council elected Dr. Tariq Bhutta as the new President while Dr. Amer Zaman as Vice President of the council on ad-hoc basis for 13 months. The 17-member new council notified by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination. Dr. Tariq Bhutta secured 11 votes for the post of President while [...]

15 02, 2018

Diabetes major cause of blindness in Pakistan – Experts


Expert at an Ophthalmology Conference has said that thousands of people are facing loss of vision annually due to diseases such as cataract glaucoma, which can be prevented by avoiding and controlling diabetes, hypertension, quitting smoking and timely treatment. The 4th Pioneering Innovations in Ophthalmology (PIO) Conference was organized by Hashmanis Group of Hospitals and [...]

15 03, 2016

Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology Lahore (INMOL)


INMOL is working with mission to improve the health and well-being of the people of Pakistan and the surrounding areas in a way that includes compassion, dedication, and a commitment to quality, while maintaining economic viability having a vision to be the first choice of all stakeholders with a commitment to quality, independence, fiscal integrity, [...]

15 05, 2015

PM&DC & CPSP finally gathered to uplift standard of medical education in Pakistan


After a long time the two big institutions of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and College of Physicians and Surgeons has now esteemed together to promote and uplift the Medical Education in Pakistan. Prof .Dr. Masood Hameed (President PM&DC) & Prof. Dr. Zafarullah Choudhry (President CPSP) while talking to the media at a dinner organised [...]

15 05, 2015

Over 500 received postgraduate degrees at 49th CPSP Convocation


Over 500 doctors were awarded Postgraduate Degrees at 49th Convocation of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) held recently. It was attended by faculty members of CPSP, graduating student and their families. Prof. Zafarullah Chaudhary, President, CPSP in his welcome address paid tributes to founders of the CPSP. He he said that the founder [...]

15 07, 2014

First Symposium on Urogynaecology held


The Pakistan Urogynaecologist Association (PUGA) is working as an independent non-profit organization in country. Its aims and objectives are to work for the betterment of the quality of life in women suffering from urogynaecological problems. Recently, PUGA organised first Symposium on Urogynaecology at a local hotel in Karachi which was attended by more than 150 [...]

15 04, 2012

Call to setup paediatric urology units stressed


Medical experts from the field of paediatric urology have stressed the need for setting up more dedicated and specialized paediatric urology units in the country  in order to tackle the ever growing issue of  congenital paediatric  urological problems which are confronted in the society. This was a consensus of internationally renowned paediatric urology experts at [...]

15 07, 2011

Taking care of cleanliness and nutrition will improve the health of our children – Dr. Haider Sherazi


On a special visit to PIMS, Islamabad, Muhammad Fareed, Publisher & Managing Editor, Medical Review interviewed Dr. Haider Sherazi, Associate Professor, Children Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Islamabad. Following are the excerpts of the interview. Q - Tell us something about yourself. Ans - I did my MBBS from Rawalpindi Medical College., Diploma [...]

15 06, 2011

Paediatric Rotation within Structured House Job discussed


Pakistan Paediatric Association (Centre) organized a Special Meeting recently at CPSP, Karachi to discuss duration of Paediatric rotation within Structured House-job PDMC. The Meeting was chaired by President PPA, Dr. Amir. M. Khan Jogezai. It was attended by senior Paediatricians, VCs and Dean of Medical Colleges and Universities including Prof. Dr. M. Umer Farooq, Pro-Vice [...]