Punjab Healthcare Commission is trying to ensure patient safety and minimum healthcare standards-Justice Amer Raza Khan

LAHORE: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) organized its Second National Conference at University of Health Sciences Lahore from April 26th to 27th 2014 which attracted over three hundred fifty delegates and participants including two invited guest speakers from Iran i.e. Prof. M.B. Rokni Editor Iranian Journal of Public Health and Iranian Journal of Parasitology from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Dr.Behrooz Astaneh Editor Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

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PAME demands representation in PM&DC, HEC Journals Recognition Committees

LAHORE: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors in the concluding session of its just concluded Second National Conference held at University of Health Sciences Lahore has passed a number of recommendations to promote the art of scientific publishing in Pakistan. 

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Early detection and early intervention has a positive impact on children with Autism

KARACHI: Autism is a behaviorally defined life-long disorder of higher cortical function, with onset in early childhood that affects sociability, language and communication, play, and range of interests and activities. In Pakistan, there is no statistical data of autistic children. 

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Behavioral Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s disease is a very alarming situation-Prof. Erik

KARACHI: Behavioral Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s disease is a very alarming situation. These behavioural dysfunctions are of different types. All have different pathologies and different treatment strategies. This was stated by Prof. Erik Wolters while speaking at the Neurology conference held here recently. 

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Dr. Fatema Jawad takes over as President of PAME

LAHORE: Dr. Fatema Jawad Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) took over as the next President of Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) for a two years term i.e. 2014-2016 at the general body meeting of PAME held during the just concluded second national conference of PAME held at UHS Lahore.

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Depressive disorders are the major problem which needs our urgent attention-Prof. Riaz Bhatti

LAHORE: Mental disorders are on the increase throughout the world. The basic causes behind this are multiple pressures on the world population. In Pakistan worsening law and order situation, different sorts of challenges like electric and gas shortages and above all the ever increasing terrorism and different sort of malicious activities on the part of miscreants, have affected the basic fabric of the society.

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Scientific programme consisted of 98 invited talks, 262 scientific papers in 26 scientific sessions

KARACHI: Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre organized its Golden Jubilee annual medical symposium commemorating the 50 years of teaching, training and selfless service from the March, 23, 2014 to March 29, 2014 at Najmuddin Auditorium, at JPMC Campus, Karachi. 

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Awareness is the best option to control Hepatitis spread Uneducated population should be targeted first-Dr.Parveen Mufti

KARACHI: Pricking of I.V Infusion bottle is a very common practice and it is a major cause of hepatitis spread in Pakistan. It could only be controlled by educating the people involved in anesthetic preparation, nursing staff, paramedics and the OT technicians besides doctors. Education and making them aware of the dangers of pricking intravenous bottles will help to control hepatitis and other viral diseases.

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SIUT launches a docu-drama on deceased organ donation

KARACHI: Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) organized a function on April, 23, 2014 to launch a Docudrama on deceased organ donation based on the real life story of Naveed Anwer who met a road accident in 1998 and became Pakistan’s first deceased organ donor.

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