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15 03, 2019

Increasing drug resistance is limiting the options to treat infections- Moving back towards pre-antibiotic era?

2019-04-03T20:22:43+00:00

Professor Dr.  Saeed Khan, Department of Pathology, Dow International Medical College,  Dow University of Health Sciences, saeedkhn@gmail.com, saeed.khan@duhs.edu.pk When the most groundbreaking discoveries of the 20th century are discussed, it is unanimously agreed upon to consider antibiotics as being one of them. A Scottish scientist named Alexander Fleming introduced us to this miracle at St. [...]

15 11, 2018

Canada signs MoU with ICCBS-Karachi University

2018-12-09T20:43:38+00:00

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Brock University, Canada. According to the academic and research agreement, the Brock University and the research establishment of ICCBS will support promotion and extension of cooperation in ‘Scientific Research and Technology Development’ in the fields [...]

15 11, 2018

Pakistan needs integrated emergency care systems

2018-12-09T20:21:23+00:00

The global Disease Control Priorities Project estimates that nearly half of deaths and over a third of disability in low- and middle-income countries can be addressed by the implementation of effective emergency care. The solution is to establish integrated emergency and trauma care systems with pre- and post-emergency department care nationwide,” said Dr. Junaid Razzak, [...]

15 11, 2018

New CT scan machine at NIRM, Islamabad

2018-12-09T20:14:13+00:00

National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM) got a new CT scan machine to meet the requirements of the growing number of patients. Federal Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani inaugurated the newly installed CT scan machine at NIRM for providing best possible medical and diagnostic facilities to the patients. Speaking at the ceremony, [...]

15 08, 2018

Need to address mental health issues

2018-09-05T20:17:17+00:00

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Afridi is currently the Dean of JPMC (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre), the Dean of Faculty of Medicine, JSMU (Jinnah Sindh Medical University), Chairman of Faculty of Psychiatry, JSMU, Head, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, JPMC, Member of Sindh Mental Health Authority as well as a Member of the Sindh Health [...]

15 07, 2018

AKUH and Media collaborate to improve public health

2018-07-31T20:40:23+00:00

To develop greater collaboration between healthcare experts and the media, The Agha Khan University Hospital organised Health Media Conference in Partnership with the Agha Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications in Kenya and the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Asim Belgaumi spoke about the role of the institution in raising healthcare [...]

15 06, 2018

Are Standard Therapeutic Guidelines (STGs) needed in Pakistan?

2018-06-30T20:22:20+00:00

The use of Standard Therapeutic Guidelines (STGs) is a time-tested evidence-based system that works well and improves patients’ therapeutic outcome. Non-compliance with the STGs results in high morbidity and inflated cost. In the USA, non-compliance with STGs costs $100 billion every year. STGs are also called as clinical arrangements, treatment conventions, best-rehearse rules, and organized [...]

15 05, 2018

Unani Medicine is a holistic system of treatment – Experts

2018-05-27T02:15:30+00:00

Unani Medicine is a holistic system of treatment which treats whole person including his mental and physical ailments rather than just the symptoms. This system of treatment has a treasure of effective medicines only the quacks have spoiled its image. This was stated yesterday by Hakim Rizwan Hafeez Malik, former president of National Council for [...]

15 10, 2016

Certificate Distribution Ceremony of Diabetes Course for Family Physicians

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

College of Family Medicine Pakistan organized a Certificate Distribution Ceremony of Diabetes Course for Family Physicians at the IBA City Campus recently. The event was well attended by prominent academia, course participants and members of the College. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Prof. Abdul Samad Shera. Prof. Zaman Shaikh and Prof. Riaz Qureshi [...]

15 02, 2016

Over 912 graduates awarded degrees/medals at 15th Convocation of LUMHS Jamshoro

2017-04-26T12:34:50+00:00

Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro holds its 15th Annual Convocation to confer degrees and gold medals to the graduates of MBBS, BDS, Nursing and Postgraduates of various disciplines at its Campus. More than 358 students of Bachelors of Medicine (MBBS), 93 of Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS), 405 of Nursing and 56 [...]

15 01, 2016

Larkana Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Radiotherapy (LINAR)

2017-04-26T12:34:53+00:00

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission established LINAR as its fifth nuclear medical center at Larkana in year 1978. This Institute is spread over an area of 9.5 acres of land and provides diagnostic and treatment facilities to cancer patients with latest sophisticated medical equipments. LINAR caters for about 25000 (twenty five thousand) patients per year now. [...]

15 07, 2015

Atomic Energy Cancer Hospitals (AECHs)

2017-04-26T12:34:54+00:00

Nuclear Medicine & Oncology Division, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad A Beacon of Hope for Cancer Patients Mr. Muhammad Naeem (HI, SI) Chairman PAEC PAEC Cancer hospitals are extending their services for the management of cancer patients throughout the country. There are Eighteen hospitals at the moment throughout Pakistan. PAEC is committed to provide the [...]

15 07, 2015

World Blood Donor Day 2015 Celebrations in Pakistan

2017-04-26T12:34:54+00:00

The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is celebrated every year on June 14 to thank voluntary blood donors for their gift of life. The designation of this special day has the support of all major stakeholders in blood transfusion medicine and blood transfusion services, including the WHO, ISBT, FIODS and the IFRC. The theme of [...]

15 05, 2015

Speakers urged to enforce anti-smoking laws

2017-04-26T12:34:54+00:00

Chest Health and Education Society in collaboration with Department of Chest Medicine, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), organized a Seminar in eve of World Asthma Day recently at JPMC, Karachi. Dr. Javed A. Khan, Chairman of National Alliance for Tobacco Control and Consultant Chest Physician at Aga Khan University urged the government to enforce anti-smoking [...]

15 03, 2015

LUMHS International Symposium & NIMRA Golden Jubilee held

2017-04-26T12:34:55+00:00

Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) in collaboration with NIMRA organized its 10th International Symposium with the theme “Care & Cure- Cancer in 21st Century” and Golden Jubilee of NIMRA Jamshoro at its Campus. Chief Guest, Syed Muhammad Javed Akhtar, Member Sciences, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) Islamabad informed that the role of commission that the [...]