CHD is likely to emerge as major paediatric health problem in many developing countries-Shakeel Qureshi
KARACHI: National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) organized a three day symposium to celebrate its golden jubilee from August 23-25th2013 which was very well attended. The salient features of the celebrations included live telecast of paediatric interventions and peripheral interventions besides a special session on Role of NICVD in promoting the discipline of cardiology in Pakistan, session on Non-Communicable Diseases and ethical issues in medical practice.
LAHORE: Prof. Joachim W. Herzig PhD, an eminent research scientist and educationist, Prof. of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mainz, Germany recently visited Pakistan for a couple of weeks. He was on some academic assignment at University of Karachi where he is Honorary Professor at HEJ-Research institute of Chemistry.
KARACHI: After successful completion of five courses, ‘The Medical Writers’ in collaboration with ‘Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences’ has announced to start 6th Course from 20 October to 18 November, 2013. This is a purpose built training program which not only helps participants to learn the basic concepts and principles of Research but also enable them to make a real Research Proposal under direct supervision of experienced facilitators.
LAHORE: PharmEvo one of the leading national pharmaceutical company known for its ethical approach in marketing is making lot of investment to facilitate and promote research culturer in Pakistan. To achieve this objective, it has founded Medical Research Advisory Board which will be eventually converted into a Trust / Foundation to promote research activities.
LAHORE: Modestly equipped and staffed, Sharif Medical and Dental College located in Sharif Medical City on the Raiwind Road near Lahore has a great potential and bright future to develop into an international tertiary healthcare facility and eventually become an international medical university.
FAISALABAD: PharmEvo one of the leading national pharmaceutical companies which is known for innovative marketing practices and creating goodwill with the healthcare professionals keeping up professional ethics organized an Eid Milan get together for the members of the medical profession recently.
Clinical pharmacists need education and training in clinical units in teaching hospitals - Gen. Mahmud Ahmad Akhtar
RAWALPINDI: Clinical Pharmacy means bed-side pharmacy. Clinical pharmacists need education and training in the clinical units i.e. clinical aspects of pharmacy. The subject is taught at the therapeutic and clinical pharmacology teaching units in the hospitals manned by physicians/teachers with interest in this discipline, just like the teaching units of cardiology/ pulmonology/gastroenterology etc.
KARACHI: World Diabetes Foundation has launched a 3 years project in Pakistan “Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Prevention and Control Program” with the collaboration of Baqai Institute of Diabetology. This was stated by Prof Abdul Basit Director of Baqai Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology (BIDE) at Baqai Medical University while address a press conference recently.