Doctors should make treatment of diseases cost effective & affordable for the common man-Prof. S.M.Rab

KARACHI: Prof. S.M. Rab an eminent physician and former President of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan has called upon the healthcare professionals to make treatment of diseases cost effective and affordable for the common man. Inaugurating the 8th SAARC ENT conference held here from December 19-21st 2013, Prof. Rab further stated that healthcare professionals at present consist of two categories, the dedicated doctors and businessmen and women who have been infected with the materialistic virus.

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CPSP earns Best Regional College Award from Socrates Committee of European Business Assembly

KARACHI: College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan has been honoured by the Socrates Committee of Europe Business Assembly with its prestigious award-“the Best Regional Enterprise in education sphere”. The Award was presented to Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry President of CPSP at the award ceremony at Oxford Summit of Leaders of Science and Education.

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Main application of radio surgery is small AVMs considered difficult by Neurosurgeons-Prof. Johannes Schramm

KARACHI: Pakistan Society of Neurosurgeons organized its 26th National Conference here from November 29th to 30th 2013 which attracted a large number of neurosurgeons from all over the country besides many delegates and invites guest speakers from overseas. Prof. A. Sattar Hashim Prof.of Neurosurgery at JPMC was the chairperson of the organizing committee.

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355 doctors awarded CPSP Fellowship, Membership at 47th Convocation

KARACHI: Three hundred fifty doctors received Fellowship and Membership of the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan at 47th convocation of CPSP held at the CPSP campus on December 26th where Prof.S. M.Rab an eminent physician and former President of the college was the chief guest.

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Doctor’s actions play an integral part in Pharmaregulations & at times even credible regulations may become ineffective - Marisa De Andrade

KARACHI: A number of important topics related to emerging ethical issues were discussed by various speakers from Pakistan and overseas at the two day international conference organized by Center for Bioethics and Culture (CBEC) at SIUT from December 6-7th 2013 partly reported in our last issue. Ms Marisa De Andrade in his presentation talked about Big Pharma and the Transnational Corporate Physicians.

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12 most popular National Songs by eminent poets feature in PharmEvo 2014 Thematic Calendar

KARACHI: PharmEvo one of the fastest growing national pharmaceutical concern known for producing quality drugs and upholding professional ethics has a tradition of doing things in a different way. Living up to its reputation every year it produces a Thematic Calendar which has been greatly appreciated not only by the healthcare professionals all over the country but by intellectuals and people at large as well.

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Otsuka awareness campaign against Hepatitis

KARACHI: Use of unnecessary injections is a very common practice by quacks which is a major source of Hepatitis C in Pakistan. Majority of General Practitioners are involved in unnecessary injection therapy for their personal gain which is helping to increase hepatitis cases in Pakistan. It could be controlled by educating general public and health care providers highlighting the safety measures and consequences of these unethical practices.

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Glaxo to stop paying doctors to promote its drug sales

NEW YORK: GlaxoSmithKline the British multinational pharmaceutical giant has announced that it will no longer pay doctors to promote its products and will also stop tying compensation of sales representatives to the number of prescriptions doctors write. This has been stated by GSK chief executive. In a news repot appearing in New York Times of December 16, 2013.

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Prof. Ara Tekian from University of Illinois visits CPSP Lahore

LAHORE: Prof. Ara Tekian, Professor of Medical Education from University of Illinois, Chicago, USA visited CPSP Regional Center, Lahore recently. Speaking about the functioning and accomplishments of the CPSP Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry, said that it was playing a key role at national and international level by providing trained medical specialists the world over. 

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