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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in Pakistan

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March 15-31, 2020
Volume 21 Number 6

Highlights

Khyber Medical University takes the lead by
starting one year Regional Diploma in Family
Medicine covering 6 Modules

PESHAWAR: February 27th 2020 was a unique and memorable le day in the history of Khyber Medical University when it hosted the Regional Conference on Family Medicine. This initiative has been taken by the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office to improve primary healthcare in the region by training the General Practitioners.


Mental health needs should be evaluated on
evidence not on perceptions-Afzal Javed

Karachi: Pakistan Psychiatric Society (PPS) in collaboration with World Psychiatric Association(WPA) organized a seminar on Mental health and Future of Psychiatry” on 28th February 2020 at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi.


Emotions and Heart Health:
Need for holistic approach

Since very long and across many cultures, the heart was thought to be where our emotions resided. Many cultures have referred heart as the emotional seat of the soul- a symbol of romance, sincerity, fear and even courage (stout hearted) which comes from Latin word Cor.


Curriculum should be continuously revised taking
into account the local context - Janet Grant

KARACHI: Dr. Janet Grant an eminent educationist, psychologist from UK was the first speaker in the Plenary Session-II during the ICON-2020 organized by Indus Hospital from January 17-19, 2020. The topic of her presentation was “Educating the Medical Profession: Does Context Matter?” She pointed out that the medical profession was worried about globalization.

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