15 03, 2019

Muslim World faces alarming decline in Science & Technology


Chairman, Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman showed serious concerns over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology in Muslim World, and said that not a single institution in the Muslim countries was conferred with Nobel Prize so far. He said that the task force, under the supervision [...]

15 03, 2019

Advances in Dental Care – What’s new at the Dentist


Dr. M. Ashraf Khan M.D. Are you behind on your dental visits, and now you’re being driven in by a toothache, other dental problems, or guilt? If so, be prepared -- not for a lecture from your dentist -- but for discovering that there is a host of new options to keep teeth healthy and beautiful. Here are [...]

15 02, 2016

Muslim world must invest in science and technology: Ex-Jordanian PM


The Muslim world is behind in science and technology and it needs to invest in upgrading its human resource and capacity building. Social indicators are quite meagre in the OIC member countries whereas some countries are forced to import even drinking water from developed countries. There is an urgent need for some OIC countries to catch [...]

15 02, 2014

Awareness walk & seminar on World Cancer Day 2014


Cancer Patients Welfare Society (CPWS) NIMRA, Jamshoro in collaboration of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro arranged “Cancer   Awareness Walk” to mark the World Cancer Day. The walk started from LUMHS Main Campus to NIMRA, Jamshoro. The aim of the walk was raise awareness among the masses. Chief Guest Prof. Shafi Muhammad Jatoi [...]

1 01, 2014

Fourth International eHealth Conference held


E-health Association of Pakistan (eHAP) in collaboration with Aman Foundation organized fourth International eHealth Conference in Karachi. The theme of the conference was ‘Potential of Mobile Health (mHealth) in developing countries.’ It was attended by national and international delegates including students, IT professionals, health providers, policy makers and stakeholders. The conference provided an opportunity to [...]

15 11, 2013

Fancy Foundation provides scholarships for higher education students affiliated with AKU-EB


In one of the most significant gifts to the Aga Khan University Examination Board, the Fancy Foundation announced a multi-million rupee gift to an endowment enabling deserving students to receive scholarships towards completion of their Higher Secondary School Certificate at AKU-EB. Commenting on the gift and its importance to AKU-EB, President Firoz Rasul, highlighted the [...]

15 10, 2013

VCs Forum 2013 – Universities seek greater academic interaction


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 09, 2013

ICCBS – A Centre of Excellence in quality research teaching & training


The education is the utmost necessity of life for the success of any nation. Comparing the education system of Pakistan from past to present, it is quite different. Earlier, the education system of Pakistan is not as much strong and stable as now. Currently the education in Pakistan is overseen by the government's ministry of [...]

15 08, 2013

PMDC to ensure high standards in medical education – Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan


 After his election as President PMDC in 134th Council Meeting amid warm welcome by medical fraternity, Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan has called on a press conference to share PMDC future plans for ensuring high standards of medical education in Pakistan. Earlier, members of the PMDC Council have elected unanimously the Vice Chancellor, Dow University of [...]

15 08, 2013

Universities undertake projects to address food security


Pakistani universities are collaborating with leading American universities to address food security in joint research projects throughout the country. Pakistani higher education institutions are playing a pivotal role in resolving food security and agricultural issues in the country under the facilitation of Higher Education Commission (HEC). Food security refers to the availability of food and [...]

15 04, 2013

Sania Nishtar appointed as a Federal Minister


Dr. Sania Nishtar appointed as a Federal Minister of the Government of Pakistan. Her portfolios are Science and Technology, Information Technology, Professional Education and Training. Sania Nishtar graduated from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar in 1986 as the best graduate with 16 gold medals, a college record, which remains unbroken to date. In 1999 she left [...]

15 06, 2012

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Points to Food and Farming on World Environment Day as Key to Improving Health, Environment, and Equality Worldwide


New book illustrates how food insecurity, malnutrition, obesity, and cultural disconnection plague the global agricultural system and demand solutions from around the world    Worldwide, 30 percent of food is wasted, 1 billion people go to bed hungry each night while another 1 billion suffer from health problems related to obesity, and agriculture contributes to [...]

15 06, 2012

Health Robotics Upgrades its Worldwide Network in Saudi Arabia with Hospital Automation Technology


Health Robotics announced a new marketing and service channel for its world-leading i.v.STATION ONCO, i.v.SOFT, and i.v.STATION products with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-based market leader Hospital Automation Technology (HAT). Health Robotics continues to spearhead the global healthcare industry and persisting on its worldwide quest to provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous Admixture Compounding Automation all over [...]

15 10, 2011

DUS holds Seminar on quality assurance in higher education


To create awareness about the importance of quality assurance in higher education among the hierarchy of DUHS and to develop an understanding and take feedback about self assessment procedures as defined by Higher Education Commission, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) organized a Seminar on “Quality Assurance in [...]

15 05, 2011

DUHS, NED sign MoU on Collection Point


Dow University of Health Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NED University of Engineering and Technology for opening of Dow Collection Point on the premises of NED University. The signing ceremony was held at Ojha Campus of Dow University. The MoU was inked by Vice Chancellor DUHS, Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, [...]