Final Exit Exam for fresh medical graduates an important component of PMC

ISLAMABAD: The newly enacted legislation Pakistan Medical Commission has an important clause related to final exit examination for all the fresh medical graduates to practice while it has given unlimited powers and autonomy to the medical and dental institutions to frame their admission policy,

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Clear some of the Myths before you decide to adopt Medicine as a career

KARACHI: Rapidly changing social status of healthcare professionals in the society are going to ha its short term as well as long term effects and impact. Members of the medical profession which used to be known as the noble profession in the good old days no longer holds true in the real sense.

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AJK Medical College’s new campus to be ready by March 2021-Dr. Sarosh Majid

MUZAFFARABAD (AJK): The new campus of Azad Jammu Kashmir Medical College which is a Federal Government funded project worth Rs. 2702 Million is expected to be ready by March 2021. Work on this project started in 2014 and the academic block,

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Dr. NooriKiran Haris earns Maqbool H.Jafary Memorial Scholarship

KARACHI: Dr. Noorikiran Haris, Assistant Professor in Department of Medical Education who is also Assistant Editor of Journal of AFMDC at Aziz Fatimah Medical College, Faisalabad has been selected for the prestigious Dr. Maqbool H. Jafary Memorial Scholarship worth Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. twenty five thousand only) for the year 2020.

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Characteristics of an ideal anti-hypertensive include once daily regimen, affordable, cost effective and well tolerated-Prof.Shahbaz Kureshi

MUZAFFARABAD (AJK); Prof. Javed Akram alongwith Prof. Akmal Bhatti, Prof. Baqi Durrani chairing the session devoted to Hypertension during the recently concluded Mid-Summer Conference of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine

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Position holders of First Batch of CME at UHS to be presented prizes worth Rs. 25,000/- each

LAHORE: All the position holders First, Second and Third in the First Batch of Certificate in Medical Editing being run by University of Health Sciences Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) will be honoured and presented Prize of Rs. 25,000/- each which has been sponsored by M/s Atco Laboratories Ltd.

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Nitrate supplementation could help breathing and lung clearance in the elderly

New research published recently in The Journal of Physiology shows that nitrate improves function in the diaphragm, the muscle involved in coughing and breathing, by improving power. The study done in old mice,

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Oxygen Therapy via nasal cannula or face mask is ideal treatment for COVID19-Bilquis Shabbir

Muzaffarabad (AJK): Prof. Bilquis Shabbir Professor of Medicine from KEMU was the first speaker in the first session of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine’s Mid-Summer meeting held here from September 3rd to September 5th 2020.

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Combination of AML/VAL leads to overall 28.5% reduction in SBP and 13.5% reduction in DBP-Somia Iqtidar

MUZAFFARABAD (AJK): Findings from ALERT Trial were presented in the one of the scientific sessions during the PSIM’s Mid-Summer conference held here on September 4th 2020. This session was sponsored by PharmEvo Pharmaceuticals.

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WHO to roll out learning & monitoring tools to improve service provision during pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently published a first indicative survey on the impact of COVID-19 on health systems based on 105 countries’ reports. Data collected from five regions over the period from March to June 2020

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Health workers should have safe working conditions, training, pay and the respect they deserve

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments and health care leaders to address persistent threats to the health and safety of health workers and patients.

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