Govt. planning to regulate funding by Pharma Trade and Industry for medical conferences, academic activities

ISLAMABAD: Fed up with the ever increasing demands for funding by the organizers of medical conferences, seminars and symposia, some representatives of the pharmaceutical trade and industry are reported to have approached the Government of Pakistan to come to their rescue.

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People suffering from disorders of sexual development should be treated with compassion and sensitivity-Tasnim Ahsan

KARACHI: Pakistan Endocrine Society arranged a special session specially focusing on the Disorders of Sexual development (DSD) and transgender care during the recently organized 17th Annual Conference in Karachi which was attended by a large number of Health care professionals.

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Study by National Epilepsy Centre highlights reduction in Treatment Gap and Stigma through volunteers

Karachi: National Epilepsy Centre, Karachi has recently published a manuscript highlighting 30 years of sustained effort by a group of volunteers in reducing Treatment -Gap and Stigma in Pakistan It has been published under the title of ‘Epilepsy Treatment Gap and Stigma reduction in Pakistan; a tested public awareness model’ in the journal ‘Epilepsy & Behavior’.

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In future fully integrated academic, healthcare system will be a norm and not an exception-Prof. Hossam Hamdy

ISLAMABAD: Prof. Azim Mirzazadeh from Iran was the first speaker in this session during the International Medical Education Conference 2019 organized by Riphah International University from 19-21st October.

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Medical colleges should learn the use of virtuality which will be an important tool to be used in future-Prof. Ronald Harden

ISLAMABAD: Prof. Ronald Harden an eminent educationist and Editor of Medical Teacher made his second presentation during the International Conference on Medical Education (ICME 2019) organized by Riphah International University through Video presentation.

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Fat grafting improves range of motion in limbs damaged by radiation therapy

DURHAM, NC: A new study released recently in STEM CELLS outlines how fat grafting which previous studies have shown can reduce and even reverse fibrosis (scar tissue) buildup also improves the range of motion of the affected limb.

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PharmEvo gets Business Development of the Year Award

GERMANY: PharmEvo one of the leading national pharmaceutical company of Pakistan which is known for its quality products and ethical marketing practices was presented the Business Development of the Year Award for 2019 at the Global Generics & Biosimilar Awards function held at Frankfurt Germany recently.

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ILE & RMU collaborate to establish Center of Healthcare Leadership

RAWALPINDI: A symposium on “Global Perspective on Healthcare Leadership” was organized at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences - Islamabad on 30th November 2019 followed by the 4th International Conference on Patient Safety hosted by Riphah International University.

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Government earns tremendous hatred by mishandling Nawaz Sharif’s illness

ISLAMABAD: The Government has earned tremendous hatred by mishandling the crisis which it had itself created while dealing with the illness of Mian Nawaz Sharif the three time Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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We should concentrate on prevention and reduce the number of patients-Dr. Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD: We should focus on prevention and reduce the number of patients rather than concentrating on curative services which are expensive to treat. This was stated by Dr. Arif Alvi President of Pakistan while inaugurating the 49th Annual CARDIOCON organized by Pakistan Cardiac Society here from 23-25 November 2019.

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Heart diseases and stroke are the leading cause of death in women-Prof. Nusrat Ara

ISLAMABAD: A special session was devoted to Heart Diseases in Women during the recently concluded CARDIOCON 2019 which was jointly chaired by Prof. Shahryar Sheikh and Dr. Amber Malik. Prof. Khalida Soomro from Karachi was the first speaker who pointed out that it is not the breast cancer but heart diseases which are more common in women in Pakistan.

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PharmEvo Cardiology Research Awards

ISLAMABAD: PharmEvo sponsored the 4th Cardiology Research Awards during the recently concluded CARDIOCON organized by Pakistan Cardiac Society at Islamabad. It attracted many participants who sent their poster entries for evaluation.

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