Patient Safety Programme initiated at Armed Forces Healthcare Facilities by holding Patient Safety seminar at PNS Shifa

KARACHI: Patient Safety Programme has been initiated in the Armed Forces Healthcare facilities all over the country by holding a one day seminar at PNS Shifa Karachi on February 7th 2013. The entire top leadership of Pakistan Navy including the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Sayyid Khawar Ali, Director Medial Services Navy Surg Rear Admiral Adil Khan graced the occasion with their presence chairing different sessions.

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King Edward Medical University and University of Health Sciences get permanent VCs at last

LAHORE: King Edward Medical University (KEMU) and University of Health Sciences (UHS) have at last got permanent Vice Chancellors. The search committee appointed for the selection of Vice Chancellors had short listed six names after detailed interviews.

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Balance & moderation in life will take care of hypertension-Mehtab Akbar Raashdi

HYDERABAD: Balance and moderation in life, eating healthy food and life style modifications can take care of hypertension known as a silent killer. This was stated by Ms. Mehtab Akbar Raashdi, an eminent educationist and intellectual while speaking at the 16th annual symposium of Pakistan Hypertension League held here from February 8-10th 2013.

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Chinese traditional medicine may hold an answer to the obesity problem?

Obesity might be a very modern problem, but a team of scientists from Taiwan and China is turning to the age-old principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help fight it. Breaking research published in the Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics indicates a possible new direction for the treatment of metabolic syndrome.

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ROOP KIRAN- the 11th anthology of Dohas by Prof. Tahir Saeed Haroon

LAHORE: Prof. Tahir Saeed Haroon FRCP, FCPS an eminent dermatologist of the country who retired as Professor and Head of the Department of Dermatology from King Edward Medical College sometime ago has published his 11th anthology of Dohas named “Roop Kiran”.

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Saving lives of newborns by early initiation of breastfeeding & exclusive breastfeeding

KARACHI: After a long struggle Pakistan had been able to frame a national legislation called “Protection of Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition Ordinance” in 2002 but it could not become a law due to lack of interest of the concerned authorities.

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Prof. Hamid Ghodse (1938-2012)

It is with deepest sadness that I share the news of death of Professor Hamid Ghodse who was a dear friend, mentor and a true professional colleague. He was a great leader in international psychiatry and a leading academician and policy maker in the field of mental health.

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PHL acquires its own office premises

KARACHI: Pakistan Hypertension League has acquired its own office premises in Al-Sehat Center opposite National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases. The offices were formally inaugurated last week by Prof. Azhar M.A.Farooqui former Director of NICVD and founder President of PHL.

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