Dentistry should be given its due place and 90% of dental diseases can be prevented-Dr. Arif Alvi

LAHORE: Dentistry was my first choice and it has given me immense satisfaction. Dentistry must get its due place and almost 90% of dental diseases can be prevented by taking care of oral health.

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Pharmacists should take leadership role on all medication issues-Marianne Ivey

KARACHI: Healthcare team expects that pharmacists should take the leadership role on all medication issues. Medication error is a major cause of preventable patient harm and identifying resources for expensive technology should be part of capital budget planning. 

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Pharma Industry puts on hold further expansion and development work

KARACHI: In view of the prevailing uncertainty and unfavorable business environment the pharmaceutical trade and industry has also put on hold any further expansion and development. Plans to set up new drug manufacturing plants, modernization of the existing units have been stopped due to high interest rate and devaluation of the Pakistani currency.

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PM&DC should not prepare the curriculum but give guidelines keeping in view the country needs-Prof. Majeed Chaudhry

SWAT: Prof. Tariq Waseem moderated the panel discussion on Undergraduate Medical Education during the PSIM Mid-Summer meeting held here at Swat from August 29th to September 1st 2019.

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DRAP Chief Asim Rauf proposes Medical Safety Group to promote safety guidelines

KARACHI: Mr. Asim Rauf Chief Executive Officer of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan has suggested formation of Medical Safety Group including all the stake holders to promote safety guidelines including the use of antimicrobial drugs.

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Lt. Gen. Mahmud-ul-Hassan

Army Medical Core has produced some of the most eminent distinguished medical personalities in different disciplines who have made commendable contributions in their respective area of specialization.

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Elucid mHealth awarded US patents for its groundbreaking patient medication adherence system

Elucid’s Pill Connect system which has now successfully completed two robustness clinical trials has been granted two patents covering; the dispensing methodology, link to a mobile phone and tracking and recording of each dispense.

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Excerpts from Random Musings by Dr. Alaf Khan-VI

The CEO of Khyber Teaching Hospital, Prof. Zakia Minhas, one day hosted a grand dinner. The two long rows of chairs along the parallel walls of the long hallway were filled by doctors, bureaucrats, and some political aspirants.

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Use of more carbohydrates are most dangerous for heart diseases-Prof. Samad

Tando Muhammad Khan: Department of Cardiology headed by Prof. Feroze Memon at Indus Medical College Hospital organized a function to celebrate World Heart Day on October 25th 2019 at its campus.

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Speakers highlight the importance of preventive strategies to manage heart diseases

KARACHI. Heart diseases are going up and hypertension deaths have gone down all over the World because of preventive measures and life style changes. However, in Pakistan Infectious diseases are still the major problem while heart diseases and death due to hypertension has increased.

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New treatment options for anaemia and cancer

The Physiological Society has congratulated Nobel Prize winners William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza who have been awarded the Nobel Prize for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

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