Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) currently covers 4000 Journals including 1046 in Science and Technology-Prof. Jafar Mehrad

SHIRAZ (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN): Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) which is the third major database after ISI and Scopus at present covers four thousand journals from OIC as well as non-OIC countries which include 1046 journals in Science and Technology.  Journal Citation Report are published in English, Persian and Arabic while it plans to cover French language as well in the near future since French is spoken in many Muslim countries. 

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Media one feels takes pleasure in projecting negative image of Pakistan-Dr. Salah

KARACHI: Media in general and electronic media in particular one feels, takes pleasure in projecting negative image of Pakistan. Any little disturbance in the country anywhere is immediately highlighted as breaking news and the television channels keep on showing their images for hours as if nothing else is happening in the country. There is lot of good things happening all over Pakistan at the same time but it does not interest media and these issues are never highlighted.

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HCPs asked to listen to their conscience and practice ethical medicine

KARACHI: Healthcare professionals in general and Family Physicians, General Practitioners in particular should listen to their conscience and practice ethical medicine. Do not ask for un-necessary investigations and laboratory tests which makes the healthcare costly which many patients cannot afford, hence they go to quacks which promotes quackery.

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NHS UK is faced with shortage of teachers and patients as most patients are treated in community outside hospitals- Dr. Vikram Jha

LAHORE: The first plenary session during the Simulations conference held at University of Health Sciences from November 20-22nd had four speakers. Dr.Vikram Jha from University of Liverpool was the first speaker who spoke on involving real patients in health professional’s education.  He talked about patient narrative to promote patent safety, awareness, active patients units in the educational process, patient’s involvement in education policy and patient safety.

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Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating and costly disease-Dr. Samad Shera

KARACHI: Diabetes is a chronic, debilitating and costly disease. Currently there are 382 million people living with diabetes worldwide. By the year 2035 five hundred ninety two million will be suffering from this disease. This was stated by Dr. A. Samad Shera, Secretary General Diabetic Association of Pakistan in his welcome address at World Diabetes Day function organized by Diabetic Association of Pakistan and WHO Collaborating Centre Karachi at a local hotel here on November 23, 2014.

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PharmEvo launches its Thematic Calendar 2015

KARACHI: PharmEvo a leading national pharmaceutical concern formally launched its Thematic Calendar 2015 at a press briefing arranged at Karachi Press Club on December 11th 2014. Excerpts from important speeches by Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah Funder of the Nation have been selected for this year’s theme.

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Lt. Gen. Muhammad Arshad Mirza

Lt. General Muhammad Arshad Mizra renowned physician and cardiologist of the Pakistan Armed Forces and Pakistan passed away on 24th June 2014. The cause of his demise was cardiac arrest. He was 86. He was born on 7 May 1928 in Jullundur, Punjab, India. He had early education at Jullundur. During his student days he was an athlete and a prominent foot-ball player- led the Punjab University team in the 1948 inter-university foot-ball championship.

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Role of Allied Health Professionals in Healthcare Delivery System

Allied Health sciences is an emerging filed, giving new dimensions to solve the challenges being faced by health services providing communities all over the world. Allied Health Sciences deals with all major departments of a hospital like Emergency, ICU, Laboratory, and Operation Theatre. Allied Health Professionals provide services in all concerned departments of medical sciences like Ophthalmology, Optometry, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Dentistry, Surgery & Pathology etc.

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Thallasemia conference recommendations

LAHORE: The 9th National Thallasemia Conference & Workshops was held here at FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry Lahore recently. A large number of thalassaemia patients, parents, doctors and volunteers from all the 46 Thallasemia societies and centers working in the country attended the national conference. 

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Awareness Walk by BIDE for Diabetes

KARACHI: Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE) in collaboration with National Association of Diabetes Educators of Pakistan (NADEP) arranged awareness walk at BMU Campus. The objective of the walk was to provide awareness among the masses that how to protect from diabetes and save future. The walk was led by V.C. Prof. Zahida Baqai. The faculty members of Baqai Medical University, deans, students and distinguished guests from (NADEP) participated in the event. 

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