We need to ensure judicious use of resources and work for affordable healthcare-Maj.Gen. Salman Ali

ISLAMABAD: Maj. Gen. Salman Ali Senior Vice President CPSP was the chief guest in the inaugural session of FAMILYCON 2017 organized by Pakistan Associate of Family Physicians here on August 13, 2017. In his address Gen. Salman Ali remarked that family physicians are the backbone of primary healthcare. We need to work for affordable healthcare in Pakistan. We also need to ensure judicious use of resources. 

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Thyroxin can be taken half an hour before Sehri or at bed time if patient takes dinner early-Prof. Najmul Islam

KARACHI: Prof. Najmul Islam from Aga Khan University was the first speaker in the second session of Ramada & Health Conference jointly organized by Jinnah Sindh Medical University and SSIDE from September 9-10th 2017. This session was chaired by Prof. Noshed Sheikh Vice Chancellor of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences along with Prof. Zaman Sheikh Director of SSIDE at Sir Syed Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi. The topic of Prof. Najmul Islam’s presentation was management of Thyroid disorders. These patients he said, need some adjustments in treatment during Ramadan as there are changes in T3 and T4. 

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Diabetics should be educated about clinical features of Hypoglycemia-Zaman Sheikh

KARACHI: On September 10th third day of the Ramadan and Health Conference organized by JSMU and SSIDE Qazi Khalid Ali along with Prof. Iqbal Dean of Dental College at JSMU chaired the first session. Prof. Zaman Sheikh Director SSIDE was the first speaker who talked about Diabetes and Ramadan. He pointed out that hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia could lead to DKA which is a common emergency.

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Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization established at NUMS

RAWALPINDI: The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) organized an Open House at the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Secretariat on the 20th and 21st of September 2017. The main aim of the event was to introduce the attendees to the mission and vision of ORIC and showcase the recently established ORIC facility on Campus.

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Average age in Pakistan is increasing which also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease- Prof. Muhammad Wasay

KARACHI: With the growing population of elderly people in Pakistan the Alzheimer's disease is also increasing to an alarming level with around two million Pakistanis suffering from the preventable ailment but lack of awareness is complicating the situation. This was stated by Professor Muhammad Wasay, President, Neurology Awareness and Research Foundation, while speaking at a press briefing held in connection with the World Alzheimer's Day at a local hotel here on 28th September 2017. 

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AMC honours Lt. Col. (Retd) Dr. Abdul Jabbar Bhatti

RAWALPINDI: A meeting was organized by Army Medical College Rawalpindi at Ayub Auditorium which was hosted by Lt Gen Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, HI (M), Surgeon General, Director General Medical Services (Inter Services) to pay a tribute to Lt Col (Retd) Dr. Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, President’s Medal for Pride of Performance, Tamgha-i-Basalat. One of the NUMS Officers, Lt Col (Retd) Dr. Abdul Jabbar Bhatti has recently summited Mount Everest, 8,848 meters, the highest mountain of the world. 

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