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Pakistani Paediatrician made country proud in Ireland
Events

Pakistani Paediatrician made country proud in Ireland

Ireland: Dr Muhammad Moazzam Gulzar has been recenytly announced as the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) Quality Improvement Champion 2020. Dr Gulzar, Registrar Emergency Medicine, Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, received the award for a project on “Paediatrics ECG interpretation checklist”. Three projects were shortlisted to present for the NOCA Quality Improvement Champion Award…

‘Betterment of Health sector is essential for healthy society’
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‘Betterment of Health sector is essential for healthy society’

Karachi: 3rd Pakistan Health Care Summit was recently held at a local hotel here in Karachi. The event was organized by Consumer Association of Pakistan (CAP) and Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHC). Mr. Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, Commissioner Karachi was invited as Chief Guest of the event.  Doctors, Surgeons, Professors, Pharmacists, Vice Chancellor of Medical Universities, Representatives of Pharmaceutical Companies of…

‘Cancer is not a death sentence’
Colleges, Events

‘Cancer is not a death sentence’

KARACHI: The 56th Public Awareness Seminar on “Breast Cancer” was recently held at the Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), University of Karachi. The Dr Panjwani Center and the Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) jointly organized the seminar. Dr Rufina Soomro, a professor of Surgery at the Liaquat National Hospital spoke…

Experts call for systematic approach to reduce injury deaths
Colleges, Events

Experts call for systematic approach to reduce injury deaths

Karachi: The inaugural session of the 5th AKU Annual Surgical Conference titled ‘Trauma: Striving for Change’ was recently organized by the Department of Surgery at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, offers unparalleled hands-on and didactic learning opportunities, timely discourse on the most relevant surgical practices and research, and networking with peers. AKU’s Annual Surgical…

Newborn Care Clinic established at CHK 
Events, Regional News

Newborn Care Clinic established at CHK 

KARACHI: The Child Survival Program (CSP) in Sindh recently established a Newborn Care Clinic in the Paediatric OPD (Out Patient Departement) of the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK). Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Khadim Qureshi, and Director, Child Survival Program, Dr M N Lal, inaugurated the clinic. This clinic was established as per the…

HIV/AIDS has become a disaster in Pakistan: YDA
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HIV/AIDS has become a disaster in Pakistan: YDA

KARACHI: Gilead Sciences recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant program. The Youth Association for Development (YAD) received the grant to further efforts in their ‘Access to Quality Health and Life Program’ for people living with HIV/AIDS, youth, vulnerable populations, and people with high-risk behaviors in the district Quetta of…

Global Health Summit all set to commence
Events, National News

Global Health Summit all set to commence

KARACHI: United States-based organisation Medics International (MI) would organise its “Silver Jubilee and 10th Global Convention” in Pakistan starting December 24. The convention marked the foundation’s silver jubilee. The event will be attended by Pakistani physicians in New York. The participation was expected to be of more than 1,000 medical professionals all over the globe….

Pakistan became testing ground for Chinese drugs
Business, Events

Pakistan became testing ground for Chinese drugs

KARACHI- A press conference was recently held at the Golden Jubilee Hall of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi. The conference was called by the Center for Bioequivalence Studies and Clinical Research (CBSCR) and Hunan Anbang Pharmaceutical Company. Among the speakers were Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary, Director ICCBS,…

10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi
Colleges, Events

10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi

KARACHI: The 10th Convocation of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) was held at the Cricket Ground of the DUHS Ojha Campus, Karachi. Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail was invited as the Chief Guest of the Convocation. According to the Dow University of Health Sciences’ statistical record, the 10th Convocation conferred 1349 degrees to graduates,…

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