Primary care Physicians job should be made so interesting and fascinating that medical graduates willingly opt for it-Nausherwan Burki

LAHORE: Interesting panel discussion on “Improvement in Healthcare Delivery System in Pakistan” was yet another salient feature of the International Medical Conference on Updates in General Medicine organized by Fatima Memorial Hospital & Nur International University held here last month.

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Punjab Govt. should refrain from interfering in the autonomy of PKLI

LAHORE: Despite the hurdles created by the vested interests and un-necessary and uncalled for interference by the former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, the performance of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute, Research Center is commendable. According to reports it has provided service to 2.2 million patients who have visited this institutions so far ever since its inception of which 89% of patients were provided free or highly subsidized treatment.

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Metformin remains gold standard for reducing mortality and complications in diabetes

GAMBAT: Prof. Ahmad Bilal Dean Faculty of Medicine at Faisalabad Medial University was the keynote speaker at the inaugural session of 6th Preventive Cardiology conference held at Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences from 8th to 10th March 2019. The topic of his presentation was “SGLT2 Inhibitors: A star in the Spot”. Change in life, he opined is a must.

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We need to create awareness about chronic diseases for early diagnosis and treatment

Karachi: We have to use all possible means to create awareness about chronic diseases like Diabetes and Hypertension for their early diagnosis and appropriate treatment. College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan used to offer Fellowship in 54 specialties which has now increased to 74 and it also includes Fellowship in Endocrinology.

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Pre-eclampsia needs team based approach as it affects not only the women but fetus as well - Prof. Farrukh Zaman

LAHORE: Prof. Rubina Sohail was the first speaker in the special session devoted to Obstetrics & Gynaecology during the PHL annual conference held here last month. The topic of her presentation was “Hypertension in pregnancy: Impact on Maternal Health”. Commenting on the presentation Prof. Farrukh Zaman emphasized the importance of team based approach to pre-eclampsia management because it not only affect the women but the fetus as well.

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Obesity itself is a risk factor for Diabetes and Hypertension - Prof. Ahmad Bilal

LAHORE: Prof. Ahmad Bilal Dean Faculty of Medicine at Faisalabad Medical University was one of the speakers during the session devoted to Endocrinology during the PHL Symposium held here last month. The topic of his presentation was “Diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemias: Terrible Three”. This session was moderated by Prof. Khadija Irfan from SIMS Lahore. Prof. Ahmad Bilal pointed out that central obesity was a major problem.

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After all interventions including CABG, Angioplasty & Heart Transplants profession has come back to preventive cardiology

GAMBAT: After all the interventions like Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, Angioplasty and Heart Transplants, the medical profession has come back to preventive cardiology because cardiovascular diseases are increasing. It has emerged as an epidemic the world over. This was stated by Prof. Abdus Samad a well-known interventional cardiologist and founder President of Pakistan Preventive Cardiology Society.

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Prof. Samad presented Life Time Achievement Award at Preventive Cardiology Conference

GAMBAT: Organizers of the 6th Preventive Cardiology Conference held at Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences on March 9th 2019 honoured Prof. Abdus Samad a renowned interventional cardiologist and former Secretary of Pakistan Cardiac Society with the Life Time Achievements Award in recognition of his services to promote the discipline of cardiology and cardiac care in Pakistan.

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Speakers pay tributes to Dr. Fatema Jawad for her honesty, integrity and hard work publishing the JPMA

KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association Karachi arranged a meeting to pay tribute and acknowledge the services of Dr. Fatema Jawad, Editor-in Chief, Journal of Pakistan Medical Association at PMA House on March 16th, 2019. The meeting was very well, attended by class fellows of Dr. Fatema Jawad, members of editorial board, reviewer’s friends, family members and members of PMA.

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The Physician as a Communicator

Communication is an important element in all professionals. In journalism, one survives or fades away depending on his ability to use the right words for his writings to have the right impact. This is equally true of the professionals of healing. Words can be taken as the commonest Medicine used by a physician. In healthcare, the words used by the doctor have a profound effect on the well- being of a patient.

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Speakers discuss management of Retinal arterial occlusion, anterior ischemic optic neuropathy & ocular nerve palsies in hypertensive patients

LAHORE: A number of interesting papers were presented in the session devoted to Ophthalmology during the 22nd Annual Congress of Pakistan Hypertension League held at Lahore from 21-24th February 2019. This session was chaired by Prof. Nadeem Riaz and Dr. Abdul Rauf. Prof. Nadeem Riaz discussed Anterior Ischemic Optic neuropathy with special reference to new hypertension retinopathy classification.

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Int. Medical Education Conference by Riphah University from 19 to 22nd October 2019

ISLAMABAD: International Conference on Medical Education is a regular biannual event organized by Riphah International University in various regional and developing countries. The conference was started in 2019 with a registered trade mark The mission of the conference is “to provide a credible platform for bringing together World leading Experts on Medical Education and Educators from developing countries to prepare the Health

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