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April 15-30 2015
Volume 16 Number 8

Highlights

 Open Access increases visibility, ensures
more readership, more citations and
high Impact Factor-M. Reza Ghane

SHIRAZ (IRAN):  Mohammad Reza Ghane from ISC Iran was the first keynote speaker in the first scientific session during the EMMJ6 Medical Journals Conference held here from February 18-20, 2015. This session was jointly chaired by Dr.Fatema Jawad President PAME from Pakistan and Prof. Karim Vessal from Iran. Mr. Reza Ghane’s presentation was on “An overview of Open Access Journals in Eastern Mediterranean Region”.


 Focus more on non-pharmacological therapies
like CBT while managing Children &
Adolescents - Dr. Nazish Imran

LAHORE: Prof. Khalida Tareen a noted Child Psychiatrist chaired the first plenary session during the 9th International Psychiatric Conference held at Lahore last month wherein recent advances in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry were discussed in detail.  Dr. Nazish Imran Head of the Dept. of Child and Family Psychiatry at King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital Lahore was the first speaker and she discussed Evidence Base for CBT in child psychiatric disorders. She pointed out that children rarely need drug therapy.


 WAME Conference in
India in October 2015

INDIA: The World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) International Conference for Medical Journal Editors 2015 (WAME Conference 2015) will be held at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi, India, October 2-4, 2015. This is the first-ever WAME conference in this region and it aims at providing an opportunity for editors, publishers, peer reviewers and other groups associated with medical publishing to meet and discuss issues related to this growing field. There will be pre-conference workshops on October 1, 2015.


 Family Medicine Depts. should
be set up in all medical colleges

LAHORE: Punjab Higher Education Commission’s chairman, Prof Dr Nizamuddin has said that as the country struggles to improve health care delivery, it is clear that primary care providers, especially family physicians, are key to a more effective system. 


 


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