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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in Pakistan

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June 15-30, 2019
Volume 20 Number 12

Highlights

Americanization of health services will
be a serious threat to healthcare
delivery in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan intends to introduce Medical Institutions Act in Pakistan and since health is a provincial subject, it has taken initiatives to introduce and enforce it in the Province of Khyber PK and more recently a bill has also been presented in the Provincial Assembly of Punjab where the MTI Act has been referred to a select committee.


New Global Accreditation evaluation
for Medical Schools

This past April, 810 participants from 57 countries gathered in Seoul, South Korea, for the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) World Conference. This was the third time the WFME organized a world conference since it was founded in 1972.


New research could help predict
seizures before they happen

DUBLIN: A new study has found a pattern of molecules that appear in the blood before a seizure happens. This discovery may lead to the development of an early warning system, which would enable people with epilepsy to know when they are at risk of having a seizure.


Hazards and Prevention of Hearing Loss

Pakistan is suffering from all sorts of pollutions. Air and water pollutions causing heavy toll on respiratory, cardiovascular and water-borne diseases. Water borne pollution diseases cause- about 40% of total deaths- like-wise chest and cardiovascular diseases are rampant due to atmospheric pollution.

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