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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in pakistan

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May 15-31 2016
Volume 17 Number 10


Medical Education in Pakistan has
transformed into an industry

KARACHI:  We in Pakistan has made mockery of Health and Education. Medical Education in Pakistan has transformed into an industry. We see mushroom growth of medical and dental colleges being established in the private sector which are not for Pakistanis but for expatriates who can pay exorbitant fees in US dollars. Health and Education is the basic right of every Pakistani.  At least up to Matric education should be free and the students should be provided free books, uniform, proper accommodation and one meal. Health in Pakistan is becoming a luxury.  Provision of safe drinking water, proper sanitation, immunization and accommodation makes a Nation and Society Healthy. 

Structured training programme enables
PMC students to bag 19 out of 23
Distinctions in Medicine

FAISALABAD: It is not uncommon to hear allegations that medical teachers in public sector medical colleges do not come in time and leave soon in the afternoon. They do not concentrate on teaching as well as patient are but it may be true in some cases but one cannot generalize this as there are quite a few exceptions. A recent visit to Allied Hospital the affiliated teaching hospital for Punjab Medical College Faisalabad proved it so. During this unscheduled visit,  It was heartening to note that  soon after one batch of medical students had finished their class at about 12.30 in the afternoon, the other batch of students were taken in by another faculty member after half an hour.

NICVD performs a record 3,500 primary
angioplasties in eleven months

KARACHI: National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NCVD) the premier tertiary cardiac center in the country has performed a record three thousand five hundred primary angioplasties during the last eleven months. It has also embarked on ambitious expansion programme whereby it has signed MOU with the Sindh Government to establish Satellite Cardiac Centers at Tando Mohammad Khan and Larkana in the first phase and at Nawabshah, Khairpur and Sukkur in the second phase.

JPOA in collaboration with POA and PharmEvo
organizes workshop on Medical Writing
at CMCH Larkana

LARKANA: Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association in collaboration with Pakistan Orthopaedic Association and PharmEvo organized a day long workshop on scientific paper writing at Dept. of Orthopaedics, CMCH Larkana on April 30th 2016.  Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid Chief Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences and Secretary of Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) was the workshop facilitator which was attended by over thirty orthopaedic surgeons and postgraduates not only from CMCH Larkana but medical colleges from Khairpur and Sukkur.


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