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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in pakistan

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July 15-31, 2018
Volume 19 Number 14

Highlights

Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology starts
Acute Stroke Intervention Service

ISLAMABAD: Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology has become the first center in the country to start Acute Stroke Intervention Service. RIC is already providing state of the art interventional cardiology services and it the only cardiac healthcare facility in the province of Punjab in the public sector which is also offering primary PCI facilities round the clock. Credit for establishing this most modern state of the art cardiac centre of course goes to the Provincial Government of Punjab which under the dynamic leadership of former Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif had provided this gift to the people of Rawalpindi-Islamabad.


 Women suffer more from depression, anxiety, take
most decisions related to health in family-Unaiza Niaz

KARACHI: Karwan-e-Hayat, Institute for Mental Health Care organized a two day conference on June 29-30th 2018 which attracted quite a few eminent psychiatrists besides a large number of psychologists and others interested in rehabilitation of patients suffering from mental disorders. Cultural Perspectives & Innovation in Psychiatric Rehabilitation was the theme of the conference.


In-accurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate
or unnecessary treatment, unsafe clinical facilities,
Practices, lack of adequate training and
expertise prevail in all countries

Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank. Today, inaccurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate or unnecessary treatment, inadequate or unsafe clinical facilities or practices, or providers who lack adequate training and expertise prevail in all countries.


Gastritis is closely related with gastric cancer,
Peptic ulcer and functional dyspepsia

KARACHI: Gastritis is an important disease as it is closely related with gastric cancer, peptic ulcer and functional dyspepsia. Hence, improvement and stability of defensive factors which includes prostaglandin, mucus and blood supply are extremely important for the treatment as well as prevention for mucosal damages and gastritis. Rebamipide is an extremely useful mucoprotective agent for the treatment of gastritis and prevention of NSAIDs/Aspirin induced mucosal damages besides Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) induced Gastropathy. 

 

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