Americanization of Pakistan’s Health Services will prove disastrous for the poor

ISLAMABAD: Post COVID19 Pandemic which has so far claimed over one lac deaths all over the world with millions of people remain infected will result in a different World altogether and things are not going to be the same in every country.

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Namaz and Zikar are extremely beneficial in management of Diabetes and Hypertension

Lahore: While in the developed world Governments are levying tax on Sugar to reduce its consumption, in Paksitan we are giving subsidy on sugar to increase its consumption despite the fact that we have high prevalence of obesity, overweight and diabetes.

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Suggestions presented at PHL GB meeting by Dr. Bilal Mohyuddin to uphold Professional Ethics

PESHAWAR: Medical Conferences, Seminars, Symposia and all such academic activities all over the world are mostly sponsored by the pharmaceutical trade and industry but while overseas there is some strict monitoring and accountability, no such system exists in Pakistan.

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Do not wait for a cardiac event to start Low Dose Aspirin Therapy-Prof.Samad

PESHAWAR: Keeping up its past traditions, Paksitan Aspirin Foundation organized an Aspirin session during the 23rd Annual Conference of Paksitan Hypertension League here on March7th 2020.

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Pharma industry is important, at present it is suppressed & remains too much regulated

ISLAMABAD: Pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan has great potential. We need to take this industry forward. For several years we had good growth but with more imports, the deficit goes up. Real progress is not in increased imports and in moving away from export strategy.

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Doctors must refrain from unethical practice, Self projection - Prof. Majeed Chaudhry

Lahore: Prof. Majeed Chaudhry along with Prof. Bikharam Devarjani and Prof. Munir Azhar chaired the session devoted to Medical Education and Medical Ethics during the PSIM conference held here from March 12-15, 2020.

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EMPA has revolutionized management of diabetes as regards cardiovascular problems-Prof.Tariq Waseem

Lahore: Proceedings of the special session devoted to Diabetes and Hypertension during the Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine conference held here from March 12-15th started on time on March 13th at 8.30 AM.

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Political will, massive screening and engagement of non-specialists in treatment can help eliminate HCV- Saeed Hamid

LAHORE: We have all the tools available in Pakistan to eliminate Hepatitis-C. What is needed is massive screening, engagement of non-specialists in the treatment and political will by the government.

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Enhancing Patient Safety across Pakistan’s Healthcare Sector

Patient safety forms a fundamental domain of high-quality healthcare delivery as powerfully articulated by the four words on clinician’s primary responsibility for patient safety in the Hippocratic Oath – “First, do no harm”. Poor quality healthcare causes an estimated 8.4 million deaths every year and $1.6 trillion lost productivity across low-and-middle-income countries.

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Aim at abdominal reduction instead of weight reduction- Prof. Ahmad Bilal

PESHAWAR: Prof. Imran Saeed was the first speaker in the session devoted to Risk Stratification and Diagnosis during the PHL Annual Conference held at Peshawar from 6-8th March 2020. He discussed in detail the use of right tools for blood pressure monitoring.

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Reminiscences from Life in Rawalpindi Prison

Dr. Eice Mohammad FCPS retired as Professor of Medicine a few years ago and is currently affiliated with Islam Medical College Sialkot. During his professional career he has served as Professor of Medicine and at times as Principal and Chief Executive as well at numerous medical colleges i.e. Rahim Yar Khan, Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Sargodha.

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