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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in Pakistan

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October 15-31, 2019
Volume 20 Number 20


Dentistry should be given its due place and 90%
of dental diseases can be prevented-Dr. Arif Alvi

LAHORE: Dentistry was my first choice and it has given me immense satisfaction. Dentistry must get its due place and almost 90% of dental diseases can be prevented by taking care of oral health.

Pharmacists should take leadership role
on all medication issues-Marianne Ivey

KARACHI: Healthcare team expects that pharmacists should take the leadership role on all medication issues. Medication error is a major cause of preventable patient harm and identifying resources for expensive technology should be part of capital budget planning. 

Pharma Industry puts on hold further
expansion and development work

KARACHI: In view of the prevailing uncertainty and unfavorable business environment the pharmaceutical trade and industry has also put on hold any further expansion and development. Plans to set up new drug manufacturing plants, modernization of the existing units have been stopped due to high interest rate and devaluation of the Pakistani currency.

PM&DC should not prepare the curriculum but give
guidelines keeping in view the country needs-
Prof. Majeed Chaudhry

SWAT: Prof. Tariq Waseem moderated the panel discussion on Undergraduate Medical Education during the PSIM Mid-Summer meeting held here at Swat from August 29th to September 1st 2019.

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