Family Physicians should come up with their own programme to help Government improve EPI, population planning, control of Dengue, TB and Malaria
LAHORE: GPs, Family Physicians are the backbone of health delivery system all over the world. Instead of looking towards the government, they can come up with their own programme to help improve EPI, control of TB, Malaria, population planning, Hepatitis and no one will stop them. As regards quackery, it is the education of public which will ensure it because once they are educated; they won’t go to consult them.
Speakers highlight benefits of Music Therapy, Treatment of Resistant Depression & inclusion of mental healthcare in primary care
FAISALABAD: Prof. Malik H. Mubbashar a noted psychiatrist chaired the plenary session during the recently held 20th National Psychiatric Conference here at Faisalabad. The other members of the panel included Prof. Farid Minhas, Prof. M. Sultan, Prof. Aftab Asif and Prof. Imtiaz Ahmad Dogar. This session was moderated by Dr. Naim Siddiqui.
Khalid Mufti a noted psychiatrist from Peshawar talked about Music and Mental Health. He pointed out that playing and listening to music benefits both mental land physical healths.
KARACHI: At least forty medical practitioners of various hospitals of Karachi have received threatening emails from certain extortion mafias operating from South Africa, Afghanistan and other areas demanding hefty protection money which has created fear and unrest in the medical community. This was stated by Dr. Muhammad Idrees Adhi President and Dr. Qazi M. Wasiq, General Secretary Pakistan Medical Association.
It is criminal to practice medicine without proper training & keeping oneself update-Prof.Saleh Memon
KARACHI: Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital organized a workshop on Research Methodology at Isra Ophthalmic Research and Development Center recently. The different group representatives made presentations in the concluding session held on Saturday February 1st 2014.
FAISALABAD: Many interesting papers on various topics were presented by the speakers at various scientific sessions during the recently held 20th National Psychiatric Conference organized by Pakistan Psychiatric Society. Dr. Imtiaz Dogar Head of the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Punjab Medical College Faisalabad was the chairman of the organizing committee.
KARACHI: Image of the medical profession in public is at its lowest ebb these days due to the materialistic virus which has infected most of them while another reason is the unethical medical practices indulged in by a few which is highlighted by the print and electronic media which is not very kind to the doctors community. The result is that that it brings a bad name to the medical profession as a whole.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted recently to recommend (13 Yes, 1 No, 1 Abstain) the meningococcal conjugate vaccine MenACWY-CRM ( Menveo, Novartis Vaccines) for use in infants and young toddlers who are at increased risk for meningococcal disease.
Prof. Khawaja Saadiq Husain an eminent physician of Pakistan, former Principal King Edward Medical College and former President College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan is a God fearing, kind hearted physician. Like most of us Pakistanis he is also extremely worried about the current state of affairs in Pakistan.
Most women undergoing Conservative Surgery for Vulvar Cancer maintain healthy body image and sex life
A new study finds that most women who undergo conservative surgery for vulvar cancer experience little to no long-term disruption to sexuality and body image. Published early online in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, the study also reveals factors that can increase women’s risk of feeling negative emotions after surgery.
KARACHI: The newly established Sir Syed Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology was formally inaugurated at Sir Syed Medical College Campus, Korangi Road, Karachi on January 28th 2014. A public awareness session was also organized on this occasion where speakers highlighted the importance of creating awareness abut this disease and its complications.
Pathology laboratories are indispensable for proper patient management. A large number of private and governmental pathology laboratories have opened up over the last three decades. These labs include those affiliated with hospitals and individual private labs. Clinicians depend on accurate and reliable laboratory test results for proper diagnoses and management of patients.
KARACHI: Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, President Pakistan Medical & Dental Council along with other Executive Members of (PMDC) addressed a press conference on February 4th, 2014 at a local, hotel in Karachi to respond the allegations concerning Illegal election and appointments and FIR against them for allegedly preparing a fake gazette notification about their election and presenting it before a parliamentary committee.