Islamic World Science Citation (ISC) is a multilingual full text system which is approved by OIC-Dr. Jafar Mehrad

SHIRAZ (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN): Islamic World Science Citation Center in Shiraz in collaboration with ISESCO hosted the First International meeting of Research Journal Editors at ISC campus on October 23-24th 2012. It was attended by a select gathering of Research Journal Editors in different subjects from many Islamic countries including Malaysia, Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, and Bangladesh besides Islamic Republic of Iran.

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KEMU-Mayo Hospital establishes First indoor Child Psychiatry unit in Pakistan

LAHORE: In an effort to develop and promote sub-specialties King Edward Medical University and Mayo Hospital Lahore has established the First indoor Child Psychiatry unit in Pakistan. This 6-bed indoor facility which also has an art-play therapy unit was formally inaugurated by Khawaja Salman Rafique Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health along with Prof. Khalida Tareen an eminent child psychiatrist who founded the child psychiatry unit in KEMC/Mayo Hospital Lahore in mid 70s.

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Standard treatment, timely diagnosis can save rheumatic disease patients from disability

LAHORE: SLE is a very serious disease which can affect any organ of the body but quick and correct diagnosis can help the lupus sufferers live a normal life. In fact standard treatment and timely diagnosis can save the rheumatic disease patients from disability.

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Caring for life is our mission at Fresenius Kabi-Manfred Koehler

KARACHI: Fresenius Kabi is the leader in infusion therapy and clinical nutrition in Europe and in its most important countries of Latin America and Asia Pacific. Within I.V. generic drugs, Fresenius Kabi counts among the leading suppliers in the U.S. market while its main current focus in Pakistan market is Oncology.

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Prof. Evaghelos Xynos discusses Total Mesorectal Excision, Surgical treatment of rectal prolapse, surgery for UC and faecal incontinence

KARACHI: On the first day of Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases held at JPMC from October 1-4th, Prof. Evaghelos Xynos the visiting colorectal surgeon from Athens, Greece gave an overview of restorative proctocolectomy which was followed by a live demonstration of this surgical procedure. The patient was a thirty five years old female .

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Being a natural optimist, I believe fate of this Nation will change one day-Amjad Islam Amjad

LAHORE: Pakistan Society for Rheumatology in collaboration with PharmEvo Pharmaceuticals organized an evening with eminent poet Amjad Islam Amjad at Alhamra Cultural Centre Lahore on October 13th2012. This literary sitting which was attended by a select gathering of eminent rheumatologists from all over the country besides some eminent medical personalities from Lahore turned out to be an extremity interactive philosophical discussion which was very close to reality.

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Postgraduate Medical Education in Pakistan (1947 to 2012)

At the time of independence 1947, the whole world especially Britain and Europe was coming out from the ravages of W.W.II. Britain was busy in rebuilding its devastated economy and social system. They were busy in planning for housing, health and education of the British island.

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Punjab controls Dengue Fever with effective preventive measures

LAHORE: Dengue Fever which had become a major public health problem in the province of Punjab last year has now been effectively controlled with effective preventive measures. The strategy to control this deadly disease was chalked out by the Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif and the campaign was spearheaded by Khawaja Salman Rafique Advisor to the Chief Minister on Health.

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Dermato Expert League discusses management of Psoriasis

ISLAMABAD: The government’s negligence towards the health sector can be judged with the fact that there have been no budgetary allocations made for non-communicable diseases like psoriasis in budget 2012-13 despite the fact that more than 5 percent of total population of the country is suffering from this disease and its prevalence is increasing gradually every year.

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Otsuka awareness campaign against Hepatitis

KARACHI: All categories of Healthcare Professionals including House Officers, PG’s, Nurses and Para- medical staff are responsible for the management of the patients. Hence they all should be educated to avoid Pricking of I.V Infusion bottle which is a very common practice and it is a major cause of hepatitis spread in Pakistan.

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