Unbridled privatization of health without strong primary healthcare will lead to a strong mafia group to control health policy

Pakistan is fully committed to provide the Universal Health Coverage to people through building resilient and equitable health systems. Government has given strategic priority to UHC in National Health Vision (2016- 2025), it is working with multiple partners for development of National quality policy for health services (since 2017 -18).

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Dr. Saad Khalid Niaz reminds the Govt. of frontline health workers contribution during Covid Pandemic

KARACHI: Dr. Saad Khalid Niaz an eminent gastroenterologist of the country deserves to be commended for taking the initiative to remind the government of selfless devoted and dedicated services by the frontline health workers during the current Covid Pandemic in which two hundred forty eight doctors and - allied healthcare workers have lost lives looking after the Covid patients.

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PMA urges Govt. to look into the working of Pakistan Medical Commission

LAHORE: Pakistan Medical Association Punjab held its meeting at Gujrat which was attended by representatives from various PMA branches from all over the province. The meeting discussed the policies of Pakistan Medical Commission and decided to oppose them as they are against the interest of the medical profession.

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PharmEvo helps establish Research Cell at LMDC/Darul Sehat Hospital at Karachi

KARACHI: The importance of collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and the medial institutions to promote research culture and academic activities was emphasized by the speakers at a meeting held at Liquate College of Medicine and Dentistry/Darul Sehat Hospital Karachi on August 16th 2021.

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Azelastine nasal spray lowers viral load in the nasopharynx

M/s URSPHARM has conducted a clinical trial to investigate how the active ingredient Azelastine, which is used as an antiallergic, and presented in a nasal spray formulation, acts in the treatment of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2. The study aimed to evaluate whether use of azelastine could be an appropriate approach or a drug to contain the Coronavirus in the nose.

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Solidarity PLUS will enroll hospitalized patients to test three new drugs in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the next phase in its Solidarity trial: Solidarity PLUS will enroll hospitalized patients to test three new drugs in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. These therapies - artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – were selected by an independent expert panel for their potential in reducing the risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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