Research must have impact on policy makers and it should improve health of people

KARACHI: Research Advisory Board (RAB) an initiative by PharmEvo one of the most ethical national pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan known for its innovative strategies and interventions in pharmaceutical marketing and provision of healthcare organized First International Research Conference to promote research culture in the country here on January 13th 2013.

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Clinical proceedings of panel discussion on Discharging Ear, Facial Palsy, hearing rehabilitation after cochlear implants

KARACHI: Dr. Ausaf Ahmad moderated the panel discussion on discharging ear during the recently held 24THnATIOAL ENT conference at Karachi. Members of the expert’s panel were Dr. Iftikhar Salahuddin, Raesuddin Siddiqui, Manzoor Ahmad, Shamim Ahmad, Dr.Hafeez Sheikh and Zubair Ahmad. In the introductory remarks it was stated that discharging ear is a very common problem and thirty to thirty-five patients are seen in an OPD of which 50% are in the paediatric age group.

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Community needs to be educated to seek antenatal and childhood vaccination–Dr. Rozina Farhad Mistry

KARACHI. Evidence based advocacy for vaccination is need of the hour and Civil Society organizations can play very important role in this regard. Civil Society is eyes and ears of any program, they should not be a silent spectator.

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Rotation of Postgraduates in different units and internal evaluation will help improve the training

KARACHI: Yet another interesting panel discussion during the recently held 24th National ENT conference was on Postgraduate ENT education and the CPSP. Prof. Farooq Umar was the moderator in this session while the main speaker was Prof.M. Amjad Prof. of ENT and a councilor of CPSP.

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Interesting presentations made by medical students at Hamdard University Annual Research Day

KARACHI: Keeping up its past traditions, Hamdard University organized its Annual Research Day at the university campus on January 2nd 2012. Eleven groups of medical students from the Fourth Year Class made interesting presentations on different topics which were evaluated by a four member panel of judges which included medical editors and faculty members representing community health sciences.

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IUMS striving to improve its academic ranking among medical universities in Iran

ISFAHAN (IRAN): On an invitation from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid Managing Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences who is also Secretary General of Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) and Chief Editor of Pulse International along with Dr. Masood Jawaid Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dow International Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences visited IUMC from December 8-10th 2012.

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Revised Guidelines on Use of Aspirin by Pakistan Aspirin Foundation to be finalized soon

ISLAMABAD: As a part of its Continuing Medical Education programme, Pakistan Aspirin Foundation organized a panel discussion on Medical Uses of Aspirin at the recently held International Cardiology conference at Islamabad on December 22nd 2012.

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OBS, AkzoNobel & CfC paints first floor of NICH

KARACHI: OBS Pakistan, in collaboration with AkzoNobel Pakistan and Charter for Compassion (CfC) organized a Painting activity at National Institute of Child Health (NICH) Karachi on 26th December 2012, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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