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15 03, 2019

Pak- Kazakhstan Laboratory at ICCBS-UoK opened

2019-04-03T21:15:52+00:00

The first ‘Joint Laboratory for Innovation in Natural Products Research and Development’, jointly established by Kazakhstan and Pakistan was inaugurated at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi on Tuesday. H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry of ICCBS - University of Karachi and Al-Farabi Kazakh National, University, Almaty, Kazakhstan jointly setup [...]

15 03, 2019

Nationwide screening needed to protect newborns from rare diseases – Experts

2019-04-03T20:18:12+00:00

Under 1 percent of Pakistani newborns are being screened for preventable genetic diseases which can lead to lifelong disability and even mental retardation, said experts at a conference to mark World Rare Disease Day organised by Aga Khan University. Newborn screening for rare diseases such as congenital hypothyroidism, CHT, a disease that limits the production [...]

15 03, 2019

Construction of Pakistan’s third largest Cancer Hospital and Research Centre endures

2019-04-03T20:12:32+00:00

The construction of a comprehensive cancer centre in Karachi will not only provide state-of-the-art cancer care facilities to the people of Sindh and Balochistan, but it will also help to enhance healthcare standards and to develop training and employment opportunities in the wider region as a whole. These views were expressed by Director Marketing, SKMCH&RC, [...]

15 01, 2019

Awareness Seminar on Giving Way to Ambulances

2019-02-02T19:32:13+00:00

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in collaboration with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST Karachi) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organized an Awareness Seminar titled ‘Saving Lives: Legislative Changes for Giving Way to Ambulances’ JPMC, Karachi. It was attended by representatives of the media, police, traffic police, transport [...]

15 01, 2019

Need for adopting alternative solutions to tackle challenges of food insecurity stressed

2019-02-02T19:29:09+00:00

The experts during the inaugural session of 3-day International Conference on ‘Sustainable Development: Halophytes for Green Revolution’ stressed the need for adopting alternative solutions to tackle challenges of food insecurity in future. The International Conference was organized by Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU), University of Karachi (KU) at the Karachi University Business School (KUBS), [...]

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 07, 2018

156 Pakistanis set to go to US for research and Fulbright studies

2018-07-31T20:31:42+00:00

American Embassy Chargé d'Affaires John Hoover and Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce spoke to 156 Pakistani Fulbright Scholarship recipients preparing to leave for the U.S., where they will pursue advanced studies and research. The Fulbright Program is the American government's flagship academic exchange program, and, thanks [...]

15 04, 2018

Prof Iqbal declared ‘scientist of the year’

2018-05-10T14:49:27+00:00

Nazariya Pakistan Council (Trust) Islamabad has declared internationally renowned Pakistani scientist Prof. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary ‘Scientist of the Year’. A senior official of the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) – University of Karachi (UoK) said that Prof Iqbal Choudhary, who is heading the leading research establishment of Pakistan, ICCBS – University of [...]

15 03, 2018

Experts call for promotion of research culture

2018-03-20T21:34:40+00:00

Director of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary has said that it is really tragic that despite of knowing the value of research work, no one gives it the importance it deserves at the national level. He expressed these views while addressing as the chief guest at 9th Annual [...]

15 10, 2016

Research by AKU, Germany’s GIZ set to boost Pakistan’s leading export industry

2017-04-26T12:34:48+00:00

Ninety percent of workers had little awareness about the risks of cotton dust. Improving the health and safety of workers in the textile sector, Pakistan’s largest industry, can boost productivity, competitiveness and compliance, according to studies released by the Aga Khan University and GIZ, the German development agency, at a collaborative event on Monday. The [...]

15 10, 2016

Pakistan to enhance indigenous vaccine production capacity

2016-11-05T18:45:59+00:00

National Institute of Health today organized a Discussion Forum on Indigenous vaccine production. Leading pharmaceutical companies, public and private sector research and academic institution, non-governmental organizations and various Ministries and Divisions participated in the day long discussion forum. Secretary Ministry of National Health Services Muhammad Ayub Sheikh presided the Discussion Forum. The forum took stock [...]

15 09, 2016

ICCBS inks MoU with INJAZ of Aman Foundation

2016-10-06T16:48:38+00:00

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University ofKarachi (UoK), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with INJAZ Pakistan, which is an initiative of the Aman Foundation. The MoU was signed in a meeting recently held at the Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drugs Research (PCMD), University of Karachi. Director ICCBS-UoK [...]

15 09, 2016

Pakistan needs to create great academic institutions – Director ICCBS

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

 “Pakistan needs to create great quality research and academic institutions to be emerged as a high-status nation on the map of the world. Nations are now recognised through the progress that they make in the field of science and research. The time has passed when the wealth accumulation was believed to be a landmark for [...]