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ICME 2015; Preparing for the future challenges in health education
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ICME 2015; Preparing for the future challenges in health education

By Our Reporter ISTANBUL – All arrangements are final for the holing of International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) 2015 from 15th October till 18th October 2015 at Halic Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey with the collaboration of Istanbul Medeniyet University, AMEE (An International Association for Medical Education), Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, T.C. İstanbul…

Health Asia-2015 moot ends – Attracts over 300 foreign delegates
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Health Asia-2015 moot ends – Attracts over 300 foreign delegates

MN Report KARACHI – Over 300 foreign delegates from 27 countries, including China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Germany and Turkey participated in the 11th Health Asia 2015 International Exhibition & Conference which concluded here at the Expo Centre. About 73,200 local pharmaceutical industry and medical visitors attended the three-day exhibition and conducted business…

10th Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee concerning MERS coronavirus
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10th Meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee concerning MERS coronavirus

MN Monitoring Desk The World Health Organization (WHO) convened the tenth Emergency Committee (EC) concerning Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005). The objectives of this tenth meeting include: Provide advice on whether the current MERS CoV event constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern; Provide technical updates…

ICME-2015 – Riphah University puts Pak medical education on regional map
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ICME-2015 – Riphah University puts Pak medical education on regional map

RIU goes the extra mile for bridging gap in standard of medical education existing between the developed and the underdeveloped countries and thus its initiative puts Pak Medical Education on Regional Map Mavens of medical education will have brainstorming sessions to explore best pedagogical skills, develop most modern curricula, implement innovations and best pedagogical skills,…

Pfizer Executive spills the beans
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Pfizer Executive spills the beans

MN Monitoring Desk In a recent whistleblowing event in the pharmaceutical industry, one of the top ex-executives of Pfizer, Dr. Peter Rost claims that researches published in the leading journals are possibly biased and serving the interest of the pharmaceutical industry. Rost is a former vice president of Pfizer, and a whistleblower of the entire…

Is the elimination of viral hepatitis on the horizon?
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Is the elimination of viral hepatitis on the horizon?

London: The World Hepatitis Alliance, and its supporters today asks the public, the hepatitis community and governments to raise awareness of the 4000 people who die from viral hepatitis every day. Causing significantly more deaths than HIV/AIDS, some 1.4 million people a year could be saved if the elimination of viral hepatitis were to become…

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