Thursday, July 18, 2024

June 15-30, 2024



“The Manufacturing Fault”

Shaukat Ali Jawaid An eminent physician, a dear friend and well-wisher recently told me that I should be a bit careful as many people particularly...

Recipients include Prime Minister of Barbados and developers of mRNA vaccines for COVID-19

WHO Director-General’s Award for Global Health GENEVA: Professor Katalin Karikó and Professor Drew Weissman of the University of Pennsylvania, were also awarded for their outstanding contributions to...

Random Musings of a Senile Physician-V Alaf Khan

An amusing aspect of British medicine is the years of hard work as a medical student to change oneself from Mr. John Brown to...

Speakers highlight the critical role of anatomy in medical education & practice

Salient features of scientific program included Key Note Lectures, Panel Discussion, Pre-conference workshops & poster presentations KARACHI: Anatomical Society of Pakistan in collaboration with Fazaia...

HCPs and Medical Institutions should setpriorities and ensure judicious use of resources

JPMC Postgraduate Research Conference 2024 Practical steps need to be taken to promote research culture and scientific writing Karachi: Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in collaboration with...

Random Thoughts Dr. Bushra Anwar

Note: Dr. Bushra Anwar had posted this on WhatsApp group in the social media and it makes an interesting reading and of course a bitter truth. It is being reproduced to create awareness among...

NARF establishes Brain and Heart Clinic

KARACHI: Neurology Awareness and Research Foundation (NARF) has established a Community Welfare Clinic named Brain & Heart Clinic at Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Karachi which was inaugurated on June 8, 2024 by Mr. Arshad Baig who is...

PHL Multan celebrates World Hypertension Day by organizing awareness walks and Hypertension Camps

MULTAN: Pakistan Hypertension League Multan Chapter celebrated World Hypertension Day on 17th May 2024 in collaboration with Nishtar Medical University, Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology, and Pakistan Cardiac Society Multan Chapter. The celebration...

Workshop on Perinatal Mental Health at KEMU

LAHORE: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at King Edward Medical University organized a workshop on “Perinatal Mental Health- what are we missing” on June 7th 2024. Prof. Meher-un-Nisa was the chief organizer. Prof. Mehmood Ayaz...

From Cobblers to Pakora Vendors Dr. Munawar Aziz MCPS*

The art of treating burns has now shifted from cobblers to pakora vendors. My handyman was busy with plumbing issues in my home when his cell phone rang. After listening to the call, he...

WHA approves new agreement on transplantation

GENEVA: On initiation of Spain, World Health Assembly has approved a new resolution on increasing availability, ethical access and oversight of transplantation of human cells, tissues and organs. Transplantation is a life-saving treatment. The...

Sale of drugs on Prescription

ISLAMABAD: Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan at its meeting held in November 2021 had discussed the sale of drugs by pharmacies and chemists. After detailed discussion, it had recommended the following: No sale of drugs...

A commendable step by Punjab Government

LAHORE: Government of Punjab has initiated the process of filling the vacant posts of Vice Chancellors in various universities in the province. The candidates are being short listed before proper interviews and selection. However,...


Incorrect Degrees Dear Editor,MRCP, FRCP, FRCS, MRCS, FCPS, MRCOG, DGO, DCH, FRCOG, and FACS are diplomas awarded by Colleges, Boards, or Institutions. Treating them as. Degrees is Incorrect Double-barreling oneself, though very common, is rather silly. Alaf KhanUSA

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