Pakistan’s healthcare system needs revamping rather than replacement

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Universal Health Cover (UHC) as the unhindered access of people to healthcare services, ranging from health promotion, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and palliative care.

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Growing use of AI for health presents communities with opportunities and challenges says WHO

GENEVA: Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise for improving the delivery of healthcare and medicine worldwide, but only if ethics and human rights are put at the heart of its design, deployment, and use, according to new WHO guidance published today.

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Researchers identify why Covid-19 patients develop life-threatening clots 

DUBLIN: Scientists have identified how and why some Covid-19 patient’s can develop life-threatening clots, which could lead to targeted therapies that prevent this from happening. The work,

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Medical Journalism has remained neglected by medical universities in Pakistan-Prof. Javed Akram

LAHORE: Medical Journalism has remained neglected in Pakistan by medical universities but now University of Health Sciences has decide to establish a proper Dept. of Medical Journalism and Research at its new campus.

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An increasing numbers of medically unnecessary, potentially harmful procedures are being performed

GENEVA: According to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO), caesarean section use continues to rise globally, now accounting for more than 1 in 5 (21%) of all childbirths. This number is set to continue increasing over the coming decade,

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Pre-hospital aspirin for suspected myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndromes

Coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the leading cause for mortality in the industrialized society. CAD unaccompanied with other causes, alone instigated approximately 1 out of 6 deaths in the United States in the year 2010.

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Researchers discover novel non-coding RNAs regulating blood vessel formation

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered previously unknown non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) involved in regulating the gene expression of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF), the master regulators of angiogenesis.

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South Korea shoulder replacement devices market to grow at 5.5% over next five years

The shoulder replacement devices market in South Korea, which is expected to grow by 15% in 2021 as elective surgeries resume post COVID-19 pandemic, is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% between 2021 and 2025,

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Busy clinicians should develop a reading habit and learn time management-Dr. Masood Jawaid

KARACHI: Research will always take more time than your expectations and one need to read one hundred pages in order to write one page. This was stated by Dr. Masood Jawaid while facilitating a workshop “Winning the Publication Game”

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Ghost Doctors-I

"(One should) Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.” Chilon of Sparta (Philosopher).

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BIDE, DAP and Sindh Govt. sign MOU to provide Standard Diabetes Care in Sindh Province

KARACHI: Baqai Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology (BIDE), Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DASP) and Sindh Health Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide standard diabetes care to the people suffering from Diabetes in the province.

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