15 06, 2019

Chinese Doctors performed free Cleft Lip and Palate surgeries


A team of Chinese Surgeons and Pakistani Doctors successfully operated upon 40 cleft lip and palate patients during 5-day Free Medical Camp held at Islamabad International Hospital and Research Centre. Dr. Malian and Dr. Zhou Xia of Beijing University, Department of Stomotology joined the camp during which a number of affected patients, mostly children were [...]

15 08, 2016

Steps Being taken for the improvement of Healthcare delivery system In Islamabad Rural


Dr. M. Najeeb Durrani, Epidemiologist, Member Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), Add District Health Officer, Islamabad To execute the Health Services in the rural area there has been a dire need to fulfill the gap created by the deficient human resource (HR) component in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). As in the absence of [...]

15 02, 2014

How much do you know about Kidney Cancer!


By Dr. Chaudhry Qasim Mahmood Buttar, Oncologist, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad Kidney cancer, of which the most common type is Renal Cell Carcinoma, is a type of cancer that starts in the kidneys. It is among the ten most common cancers in the world, although the risk is higher in men than in [...]

1 01, 2014

Need for enhancement of quality in blood transfusion services in the country – Experts


Standard of blood transfusion services in region varies from country to country. Reasons for differential quality standard is the lack of development programs to obtain advanced training to improve quality standards in day to day operations. There is need for enhancement of quality in blood transfusion services in the Asian region. These views were expressed [...]

15 11, 2013

Promotional Seminar for the Use of Information & Communication Technologies for Health


eHealth could play a crucial role in controlling epidemics such as polio and dengue fever, through an effective surveillance system. Every day, across the world, countries are making improvements in their health systems as a direct benefit of eHealth technologies. e-Health has evolved as an important innovative subject for enhancing the proficiency of health sector, [...]

15 03, 2013

Management of depression in Hepatitis C patients to improve quality of life discussed


A Symposium on "Depression in Hepatitis C patients" was held during the 29th Annual Congress Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy on 24th February 2013. It was the first time that this important topic was addressed during this Congress which proved to be the biggest medical Congress of Pakistan having high attendance of gastroenterologists, hepatologists and internal medicine doctors from [...]

15 03, 2013

29th Int. Congress on Gastroenterology and GI Endoscopy held


Pakistan Society of Gastroenterology and G.I. Endoscopy organized a 3-day 29th International Gastroenterology and GI Endoscopy Congress at a local hotel in Lahore. Senior Gastroenterologist and family physicians from across the country and abroad were present on the occasion. Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique was the chief guest on the [...]

15 07, 2011

Delivering better health services to Pakistan’s Poor – A World Bank Report


Pakistan is not on track to achieve most Millennium development goals (MDGS) related to health, nutrition and population. Given its current rate of progress, in 2015 Pakistan’s infant mortality rate (IMR) will be 65 deaths per 1,000 live births and the under-five mortality rate U5MR will be 78,considerably above the MDG4 targets of 33 and [...]