Medical Profession must move out of Five Star Hotels into the Community if they are sincere to improve healthcare

KARACHI: Despite the fact that Paksitan these days is passing through serious economic and financial crisis but members of the medical profession are very fond of organizing their conferences in Five Star Hotels. 

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Center of Patient Safety should be established in every Hospital-Prof. Haleema Yasmeen

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN (SINDH): Centre of Patient Safety should be established in every healthcare facility and provision of maternal care with respect to the pregnant women must be ensured. This was stated by Prof. Haleema Yasmeen while speaking on “Patient Safety in Obstetrics”

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Five States in India have 30 stroke units managed by Physicians-Dr.Jeyraj Pandian

KARACHI: Dr. Jeyraj Pandian consultant neurologist from India was one of the invited guest speakers at the 10th Annual Conference of Pakistan Stroke Society held here recently. He made a presentation on “Establishing Stoke Units in Resource Limited Country”.

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Pakistan Aspirin Foundation launches the Revised Guidelines on Medical Uses of Aspirin

KARACHI: Pakistan Aspirin Foundation formally launched its revised Guidelines on Medical Uses of Aspirin during the recently held CARDIOCON 2021 at Karachi on November 20th 2021. The ceremony was largely attended by cardiologists attending the cardiology conference.

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Endovascular procedures have emerged as a sub-specialty of Neurology-Adnan Qureshi

KARACHI: Endovascular procedures, spine procedures has now emerged as a sub-specialty of Neurology and in United States it is a post residency training, three years programme in neuro intervention. Hence certification is now available after training in USA for the last one year.

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WHO data shows there is 60% increase in cardiovascular deaths–Prof. Khawar Kazmi

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN (SINDH): A number of invited guest speakers made their presentations at the Indus Medical College First Annual Symposium held on November 9th 2021 at its campus. Prof. Feroze Memon Principal of Indus Medical College in his welcome address pointed out that it was the Vision

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Good imaging and ability to intervene early ensures better outcome-Ashfaq Shoaib

KARACHI: Good imaging and ability to intervene early ensures better outcome in acute stroke treatment. This was stated by Dr. Ashfaq Shoaib an eminent neurologist from Canada.

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IMC will focus on creating awareness about ethical and professional responsibilities of doctors - Prof. Feroz Memon

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN (SINDH): Establishment of a medical college in rural area offers numerous advantages and benefits. It not only enables provision of specialized care to the patients near their homes but the medical students also get training in an environment wherein most of them have to practice later on.

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Aspirin rightly deserves the title of a Wonder Drug-Prof. Javed Akram

KARACHI: Prof. Javed Akram Vice Chancellor of University of Health Sciences Lahore who is also President of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine was the guest speaker at the Breakfast session on Aspirin Update during the CARDIOCON 2021 held at Karachi from November 19-21st 2021.

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High prices, low availability of human insulin, few producers dominating insulin market termed major barriers to insulin availability

GENEVA: A new report published by WHO in connection with the World Diabetes Day highlights the alarming state of global access to insulin and diabetes care, and finds that high prices, low availability of human insulin, 

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