Intellectual dishonesty has now become rampant in the medical profession-Prof. Majeed Chaudhry

KARACHI: Late Prof. Surgeon Fazle Elahi was a legendary figure, monumental personality and upright scrupulously honest person and in order to memorize such a personality I have chosen this topic to talk about intellectual dishonesty which is now rampant in the medical profession. This was stated by Prof. Majeed Chaudhry an eminent surgeon and former President of Society of Surgeons of Pakistan, currently Principal Lahore Medical and Dental College, while speaking at the just concluded Surgicon 2013 held at CPSP campus.

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Prof. Rab urges professional specialty organizations to hold their meetings at medical institutions

KARACHI: Prof. S.M.Rab an eminent physician of the country and former President of CPSP has also raised his voice joining other saner elements within the medical profession calling the professional specialty organizations to hold their conferences at medical institutions rather than Five Star Hotels.

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Pakistan Association of Medical Editors to hold its National Conference at UHS Lahore on April 26th -27th 2014

LAHORE: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) is organizing its Second National Conference at University of Health Sciences Lahore on Saturday and Sunday April 26-27th 2014. Prof. Maj. Gen. M. Aslam Vice Chancellor of UHS is the chairman of the organizing committee while Dr.Jamshed Akhtar from Karachi is chairperson of Scientific Committee.

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FAMILYCON demands elimination of all sorts of quackery, Family Medicine Depts. at teaching hospitals

LAHORE: Dr. Tariq Mahmood Mian President of Pakistan Association of Family Physicians has called upon the Government to eliminate all sorts of quackery, establish Department of Family Medicine at all the teaching hospitals besides ensuring that drugs are only available on doctor’s prescription. Speaking in the inaugural session of their conference FAMILYCON 2014 held here at a local hotel from January 3-5th 2014.

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Mobile learning is cost effective and offers ease of tracking-Dr. Zarrin Siddiqui

KARACHI: Dr. Zarrin Siddiqui an eminent educationist from Australia gave an invited talk on Mobile learning during the Surgicon 2013. This session devoted to e learning was jointly chaired by Mr.Naveed Yousuf from Aga Khan University and Dr. Bushra Shirazi from Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi. Speaking about the features of mobile learning she highlighted the flexibility in communication, reliance and effective use of time besides patient safety.

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Sterile Pharmacy compounding services in hospitals

After yet another widely broadcasted tragedy related to microbial contamination of compounded injections in the America, there is value in reviewing the long history of problems associated with sterile compounded medicines in the developed countries but above all there is a need to review the countries who even not think on these crucial services.

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Prof. Adeebul Hassan Rizvi speaks on management of pediatric urolithiasis

KARACHI: Prof. Adeebul Hassan Rizvi the founder of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) delivered the Prof. Surgeon Hameed Memorial lecture during the Surgicon 2013 and the topic of his presentation was Management of pediatric urolithiasis: from minimally invasive to renal transplantation. To begin with Prof. Adeeb Rizvi paid rich tributes to late Prof. Surgeon Hameed who he said was my mentor.

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SAARC Surgical Care Society striving for close relationship between surgical societies of various countries

KARACHI: SAARC Surgical Care Society was established in 1990s with the main objective of close relationship between the surgical societies of various countries, exchange of technology and experiences besides upholding the dignity and prestige of surgeons.

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Surgery will remain mainstay of treatment in management of Head & Neck Cancer but surgeon’s role will change

KARACHI: Dr. Jatin Shah a world renowned Head and Neck Surgeon from New York delivered Prof.Javed Alam Khan Memorial lecture during the recently held 8th SAARC ENT Conference at Karachi. The topic of his presentation was the evolving role of the surgeon in multidisciplinary treatment of Head and Neck Cancer. Surgery, he said, has bright history in the management o diseases of head and neck

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