Identify talent, expertise within your own countries besides collaborating with experts from the region to promote research culture

DUBAI: An interactive panel discussion on Barriers and solutions to Medical Research and Medical Writing in the Middle East was one of the salient feature of First International Conference on Medical Writing organized by Center for Diabetes Education from USA in collaboration with World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) and Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) held here from February19-21st 2013.

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Are all surgeons doing bariatric surgery in Pakistan competent & experienced enough to undertake these surgical procedures?

KARACHI: Are all the surgeons doing bariatric surgery well trained, competent and experienced enough to undertake such surgical procedures? In the absence of any accountability, registration and monitoring of all those healthcare professionals who undertake interventional procedures i.e. bariatric surgery as well as laparoscopic surgery, interventional cardiac procedures besides those involved in assisted reproductive techniques running IVF Centers, infertility clinics is extremely important to ensure patient safety.

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ACE Inhibitors improve survival, reduce second heart attack and DM complications- Dr. Basheer Haneef

HYDERABAD: Hypertension is a preventable disease and one third of world mortality is due to cardiovascular diseases. In Pakistan prevalence of hypertension is 12.2% among children between 5-14 years of age while overall prevalence of hypertension is about 18% in adult population.

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Health and Social issues related to Marriage

KARACHI: Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Pakistan (SOGP) in collaboration with AMAN organized a seminar on Health & Social issues related to Marriage at JPMC, Karachi on February 9, 2013. It was very well attended by gynecologists and members of various NGO’s working in the field of women health.

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Speakers highlight the efficacy of Low Dose Aspirin therapy in various well established indications

HYDERABAD: As a part of its Continuing Medical Education programme, Pakistan Aspirin Foundation organized a breakfast session during the recently held 16th annual symposium of Pakistan Hypertension League at Hyderabad on February 9th 2013.

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HCM&D organizes seminar for students on conducting research

KARACHI: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Community Health Sciences at HCM&D in collaboration with Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) organized a seminar on how to conduct research for fourth year medical students on February 13th 2013.

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HCPs should take NSIs seriously & adopt proper safety measures - Prof. Tayyab

LAHORE: Dr. Mohammad Tayyab Professor and Head of Gyne III at Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital Lahore was Chief Guest at the monthly lucky draw organized by Otsuka Pakistan as part of their awareness campaign regarding hepatitis and other viral diseases.

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Prof. Ejaz Ahmad Vohra named Chairman PHL Scientific Committee

HYDERABAD: Prof. Ejaz Ahmad Vohra an eminent physician from Ziauddin Medical University was named as the new chairman of scientific committee of Pakistan Hypertension League at the general body meeting of PHL held here during the recently concluded PHL annual symposium. Prof. M.Ishaq President of PHL presided.

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