Concentrate on hard work, follow basic principles of surgery and Pathways set for Pakistan not UK or North America

Karachi: Public hospitals usually get lot of bad publicity in both print as well as electronic media but none has every tried to highlight the good work being done by the public healthcare facilities which even today remain the last hope for millions of patients who cannot afford to get treatment in private hospitals.

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With 7 Campuses, 200 programmes, 3000 academic faculty & 40,000 students, UOL has emerged as biggest university in private sector

LAHORE: Things are changing fast in Pakistan and this change is a positive change. We now see increasing collaboration and cooperation not only between various public sector universities but also increasing co-ordination between the public and private sector medical universities.

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PMC Ordinance 2019 envisages National Medical & Dental Academic Board, PMDC & National Medical Authority-Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Zafar Mirza Minister of State for Health has disclosed that the Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019 envisages the establishment of three different bodies. The National Medical and Dental Academic Board, PMDC and the National Medical Authority.

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Pharmacy Graduates should be provided residency training opportunities-Adil Haider

KARACHI: Dr. Adil Haider Dean Aga Khan University Medical College was one of the guest speakers at the Pakistan Society of Health-System Pharmacists 6th National and 3rd International conference held here on September 28th 2019.

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WHO recommends dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option

MEXICO CITY: Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the World Health Organization recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potential.

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Indus Medical College Hospital, Tando Mohammad Khan

Tando Mohammad Khan: The 500-Bed Indus Medical College Hospital is the teaching hospital affiliated with Indus Medical College established by Prof. Jan Mohammad Memon former Vice Chancellor of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences and his colleagues.

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Excerpts from Random Musings by Dr. Alaf Khan-VIII

The reborn NWFP had no teaching medical cadre. Khyber Medical College was under the semi-autonomous Peshawar University. The government could accommodate me in my pay scale only as District Physician in the Bannu District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ).

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Weight-loss surgery cuts risk of birth defects

Children born to women who underwent gastric bypass surgery before becoming pregnant had a lower risk of major birth defects than children born to women who had severe obesity at the start of their pregnancy.

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Fatima Memorial Hospital organizes Pre-Conference Workshop on Scientific Writing

LAHORE: Fatima Memorial Hospital hosted a Pre-Conference workshop on October 2, 2019 on Scientific Writing and Publications during the First International Dental Conference organized by University of Health Sciences.

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PMA rejects PMC Ordinance, Demand autonomous elected PM&DC

KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (C) has rejected the newly promulgated Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019 and has asked the democratic government to pave way for an autonomous, elected Pakistan Medical & Dental Council after taking all the stake holders into confidence.

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