Health planners should provide more funding to develop, strengthen paediatric cardiology, surgery facilities - Prof. Masood Hameed Khan

KARACHI: There is no dearth of talent in the country and paediatric cardiologists and surgeons are doing a commendable job looking after these patients. Health planners need to provide more funding to develop and strengthen these facilities in Pakistan. This was stated by Prof. Masood Hameed Khan Vice Chancellor of Dow University of Health Sciences.

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Colorectal Surgery training set up should be established at various medical institutions

KARACHI: The 7th annual surgical week for colorectal diseases which consisted of presentations, live demonstration of various surgical procedures and consultation corner concluded here on October 4th 2012. Prof. Evaghelos Xynos MD, PhD, FACS Prof. of Surgery at Creta Interclinic of Heraklin, Agia, Olya Hospital Athens Greece was the master trainer.

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Clinical judgment by the physician at the time of presentation of these patients is most important

KARACHI: Continuing Professional Education department of Aga Khan University recently organized a scientific session where various speakers discussed diagnosis, management and prevention of Dengue Fever which has become a major public health problem in the country during the last few years.

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CAD has early onset in Asia and 50% of global deaths are due to heart diseases-Prof. Khan Shah Zaman Khan

KARACHI: Pakistan Cardiac Society in collaboration with World Heart Federation, NICVD and PharmEvo organized a function to celebrate World Heart Day at Karachi Arts Council recently. The objective was to create awareness about cardiovascular diseases among public and spread this message through the media.

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PPMA demands annual review of drug prices under some mechanism

KARACHI: The newly elected Chairman of Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufactures Association (PPMA) Mohammad Jawed Akhai has called upon the government to review drug prices annually under some mechanism and it should be linked to inflation.

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Media can play a vital role in health education and improving mother and child health-Lubna Hashmat

KARACHI: Civil Society Human and Institutional Development Programme (CHIP) organized a workshop for the media personnel in Karachi on September 27th 2012. The main objective of this interactive session was to highlight the contributions which media can make in improving immunization coverage and Child Health in Pakistan.

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PharmEvo launches NISE initiative in spreading e Health

KARACHI: PharmEvo the leading national pharmaceutical company known for its ethical marketing practices has launched NISE initiative in spreading e Health.

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Inauguration of Memory Clinic at PIMS by Alzheimer Society

ISLAMABAD: Alzheimer is one of the most common causes of dementia with 35.6 million people suffering from this disorder world wide. Approximately, 7.7 million cases were estimated to be added each year.

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