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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in pakistan

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June 15-30, 2018
Volume 19 Number 12


Critical analysis, evaluation of Federal, Provincial
Govts. about their performance in Health Sector

KARACHI: It is heartening to note that despite the Dharnas, intrigues, conspiracies, working overtime by the disgruntled politicians and nefarious activities of Jokers who visit Pakistan from time to time, we have the second Parliament and provincial assemblies which have completed their five year term. It is not less than a miracle in a country where democracy has never been allowed to flourish. Credit for this goes not only to the Government which had to work under very difficult circumstances some of which have come to the surface while a lot still remains hidden but the Opposition as well. 

Six interesting cases presented at Endocrine
Clinical Meeting held at BIDE

KARACHI: Case based clinical meetings are a regular feature of Pakistan Endocrine Society, Karachi chapter long before its inception. It all started with a handful of practicing endocrinologists of the city with their trainees as monthly endocrine Journal Club. Over the years it has evolved in a very organized learning experience where people who attend these meetings have a chance to share and learn from the experiences of other fellow endocrinologists. The current meeting was held at Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (BIDE) in which six interesting cases were presented by endocrine fellows being trained in different institutions of Karachi followed by interactive discussion.

Six story 385-Bed Surgical Tower built at a cost
of Rs. 2.66 Billion to provide state of the
art surgical treatment facilities

LAHORE: The Six story 385-Bed State of the Art Surgical Tower built at the Mayo Hospital affiliated with King Edward Medical University at a cost of Rs. 2.66 Billion was formally commissioned last month. This most modern state of the art surgical tower will be a Jewel in the Crown of Mayo Hospital Lahore and yet another gift from the PML-N Government for the people of the province.  Former Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif who has written history in the development work in all sectors in the province formally inaugurated it on May 18th 2018 and appreciated the health department for ensuring timely and qualitative construction of the project.

 Aspirin reduces Pre-Eclampsia by 24 %.
Preterm birth by 14% & intrauterine growth
retardation by 20%-Prof. Naela Tarique

LAHORE: Aspirin plays a major role in many Obstetrical and Gynecological conditions. Some important ones include Pre-Eclampsia, Intrauterine Growth Retardation, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Deep Vein Thrombosis. This was stated by Prof. Dr. Naela Tarique Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Azra Naheed Medical College. She was participating in the panel discussion on new and emerging indications for Aspirin Therapy during the National Medical Conference organized by AZNMC in collaboration with Pakistan Aspirin Foundation here on April 28, 2018.


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