Health Services Academy is an autonomous institution which also enjoys financial independence - Shahzad Ali Khan

ISLAMABAD: Health Services Academy is a unique public sector institution which enjoys autonomous status as well as financial independence. We are now planning to establish five new departments while an animal research laboratory will also be set up so that Phase-I trials could also be started in Pakistan in the days to come.

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Benefits of Purely Online Journals and the Challenges

There are numerous well-established parameters to judge and evaluate the standard of a medical journal like quality of its contents and geographic distribution of manuscripts, it attracts for publication, indexation and coverage in important indexes and databases like Medline, Web of Sciences by Clarivate known for its Impact Factor (IF),

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RIC signs MOU with ILE for training HCPs in Leadership in Healthcare

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Institute of Leadership Excellence established by PharmEvo for training of healthcare professionals in Healthcare Leadership. The formal signing ceremony was held at RIC on October 21st 2021.

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Pharma Industry is custodian of human health hence it must meet international standards

ISLAMABAD: Pharma industry is a custodian of human health hence we must meet standards for local market as well international standards for exports. It is our responsibility. We have a vast export base but at present we had just 0.9% share of total exports in 2019.

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Improvement of regulatory framework in Pakistan will determine the growth of the Pharma Industry - Khalid Mahmood

ISLAMABAD: A CEO Roundtable discussion on exponential growth of the pharma industry was also a part of the First Pakistan Export Summit and Awards conference held here last month. The participants included Mr. Khalid Mahmood Managing Director CEO of Getz Pharma, Mian Asad Shuja Chief Executive Schazoo Laboratories,

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Need for a more broader and inclusive definition of infertility

Academy Research Fellow Jukka Kek¤inen from the University of Eastern Finland calls for a broader and more inclusive definition of infertility in a recent opinion piece published in the journal Human Reproduction last week.

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We should ride the wave of post Covid business growth environment in the world-Tariq Ikram

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan should ride the wave of post Covid business growth environment in the world. We must focus on enhancement of market share not just diversification but it needs a different mindset and approach to policy making. This was stated by Mr. Tariq Ikram former Chief Executive of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan.

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PharmEvo Research Forum to provide numerous Clinical Research Grants besides professional capacity building of Healthcare Professionals

ISLAMABAD: PharmEvo Research Forum which is a unique academic initiative by PharmEvo Pharmaceuticals known for its ethical marketing practices is offering numerous clinical research grants to promote research culture in the country.

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World has missed most 2020 mental health targets

The World Health Organization’s new Mental Health Atlas paints a disappointing picture of a worldwide failure to provide people with the mental health services they need, at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting a growing need for mental health support.

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New research shows effects of lockdown on babies born during pandemic

DUBLIN, Sept. 7, 2021: New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) shows babies born during the earliest lockdown in 2020 had a very low rate of antibiotic use and reduced hospital admissions.

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Long-term survivors of childhood cancer may face higher suicide risk

Survivors of childhood cancer have increased risks of experiencing various challenges, such as emotional distress, impaired quality of life, and financial burdens. A new study indicates that many long-term survivors of childhood cancer may also face an elevated risk of suicide, although their absolute risk is still low.

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Aspirin protects lungs of COVID-19 patients, minimizes mechanical ventilation

Over-the-counter aspirin could protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients and minimize the need for mechanical ventilation, according to new research at the George Washington University.

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