Government urged to implement National Bioethics Committee Guidelines on Physician-Pharma Industry Interaction in letter and spirit

KARACHI: The recent notification by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) advising physicians to prescribe drugs with their chemical/generic names rather than brand name will create more problems than it will solve.

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Prof. Aslam suggests establishing Physiological Societies in Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: A Virtual Biennial Conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists VII (SAAP) was conducted in conjunction with Physiological Society of India (PSI) on the theme “Physiological Sciences for Betterment of Health” at Department of Physiology,

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Basic education infrastructure and teachers deserve highest priority

I have written numerous times in Pulse International about the importance of Basic Health and the Basic Education. The highest priorities should be accorded to health and education. Children are future of the Nation and Education is the way to human development and progress.

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Clinical proceedings of First Int. Conference on Covid19 held at UHS Lahore

LAHORE: Prof. Nikolai Petrovsky from Elinders University Australia was one of the invited guest speakers at the First International Vaccines Conference organized by University of Health Sciences on April 10th 2021. His presentation was on “Challenges and unanswered questions for Covid19 Vaccines”.

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COVID-19 continues to disrupt essential health services in many countries

GENEVA: The second round of a World Health Organization “pulse survey“ reveals that over one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, substantial disruptions persist, with about 90% of countries still reporting one or more disruptions to essential health services, marking no substantial global change since the first survey conducted in the summer of 2020.

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Road from Corona to Art & Calligraphy

As a medical doctor by profession and a medical educator to future doctors by heart & soul, my journey through Covid-19 revealed a new aspect of my personality punctuated by perseverance and resilience.

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Thirona launches AI software for cystic fibrosis

NIJMEGEN: Thirona, an artificial intelligence (AI) software company specializing in medical image analysis, developed an AI algorithm that revolutionizes cystic fibrosis (CF) care. The new algorithm, coined PRAGMA-AI, allows for fast, automated analysis of CT scans of patients with CF to detect and quantify lung abnormalities related to CF.

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DR. NAEEM GHANI - A public health professional with multifaceted personality

Dr. Naeem Ghani was borne on 21st Feb, 1932 at Sialkot. He qualified MBBS from King Edward Medical College (now a university) in 1955. He was a house officer in General Surgery at Nishtar Medical College Multan. He then joined the Department of Surgery,

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PharmEvo and IoBM sign MOU for Experiential Learning Projects

KARACHI: PharmEvo and Institute of Business Management (IoBM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which PharmEvo will be a Strategic Partner for IoBM’s Experiential Learning Projects. The event took place at IoBM’s Main Campus recently.

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Tale of the Federal Hospitals in Karachi

In the meeting of Council of Common Interests, held early in the April 2021, on the request of C.M. Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, the Prime minister has asked his advisor on health to solve the issue of Federal Hospitals affected by 18th amendment in Karachi.

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