Let us not kill the Pharmaceutical Industry of Pakistan through short sighted measures

ISLAMABAD: After detailed deliberations between the Pharmaceutical Industry representatives and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), Ministry of Health Regulations, a formula was worked out for the increase of drug prices annually which was linked with Consumer Price Index keeping in view the inflation and increase in cost of production. Speaking at a meeting organized by the PPMA at Karachi sometime back the Federal Health Secretary Mr. Ayub Sheikh had announced that once this formula is implemented, the industry will not have to apply for increase in drug prices.

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Medical Education in Pakistan

Teaching is a profession that creates all other professions. It is an art and science. Art is the oldest and most enduring. Teacher plays the key role in imparting education therefore the quality of teacher is most important in successful outcome of education. Teacher’s continuous assessment, evaluation, training/education is essential for the professional development of teacher, thereby progress of education. All over the world, teachers’ assessment, evaluation is regularly carried out involving students and accordingly teachers training is carried out.

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Quetta blast once again highlights the importance of proper preventive measures

QUETTA: The latest tragic events, suicide bombing at Emergency Department of Sandman Civil Hospital Quetta which results in the loss of over seventy precious lives, majority of them being lawyers has once again highlighted the importance of proper preventive measures. It has been pointed out earlier that in view of the increasing incidents of violence against healthcare professionals and hospitals, all healthcare facilities should have proper boundary walls and security manned entry and exist points.

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Hadees-e-Arzoo Mandi: An autobiography by Lt. Gen. Mahmud-ul-Hassan

RAWALPINDI: Lt. Gen. (R) Mahmud-ul-Hassan, a highly decorated member of the Army Medical Corps is an accomplished surgeon. He retired as Director General Surgery Pakistan Armed Forces and Head of Surgical Division at Army Medical College with which he is still affiliated as Prof. Emeritus. Apart from being a well-known surgeon, he also got recognition as a noted poet and so far six of his poetry books have been published. 

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HSG is not indicated if there are no chances of blockage of fallopian tubes-Prof. Saqib Siddique

ISLAMABAD: The first session during the Mid-Year DOCTORSCON 2016 organized by Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians at Islamabad on July 17th 2016 was devoted to Mother and Child Health. This session was chaired by Prof. Farid Zafar Principal Punjab Medical College and President of Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist of Pakistan along with Prof. Nasira Tasneem. Dr. Jay Kirshnan from PIMS was the first speaker who talked about Worm infestations.

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