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National Health Budget Article 2014-2015
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National Health Budget Article 2014-2015

DN Report: Another year has passed by, where the ruling elite & legislators of Pakistan have once again failed to respond generously to the health miseries and medical needs of the common man in this poor country. The National Budget 2014-2015 was announced, among great expectations, but the poor masses were once again disappointed to…

Is Pfizer buying AstraZeca?
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Is Pfizer buying AstraZeca?

Pfizer Inc. is the most majestic name and the largest enterprise in the global pharmaceutical industry, which has been contemplating to purchase AstraZeneca Plc, a British pharmaceutical giant. According to media reports, this largest U.S, drugmaker, has recently abandoned its effort to buy AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) for 69.4 billion pounds ($117 billion), saying the public…

200% increase in Oxygen Prices
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200% increase in Oxygen Prices

LAHORE- The sudden and unilateral increase in the prices of Oxygen (200% increase) by the producers and providers of Oxygen has been severely criticized by the Young Doctors Association (YDA), Pakistan. According to a press release, the central leader of YDA – Dr Salman Kazmi has stated that, surprisingly, none of the companies supplying oxygen…

Medical licenses unified across UAE
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Medical licenses unified across UAE

According to an agreement signed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this year, the licenses for medical practitoners across the UAE have been unified. Therefore, thousands of doctors, health professionals and nurses will now be able to practice in any emirate of the country. The agreement was signed recently, between The Ministry of Health…

HPV vaccine market growth
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HPV vaccine market growth

LONDON: March 2014 – The global prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine market value is forecast to experience moderate growth over the coming years, climbing from $1.7 billion in 2012 to $2.2 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.6%, says a new report from GlobalData – a research and consulting firm….

Development of Halal industry in Pakistan
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Development of Halal industry in Pakistan

LAHORE: By the grace of Almighty, Pakistan has abundant natural resources including; a 100 percent Halal livestock value chain ranked as the 4th largest Livestock population in the world, with over 180 million animals and skilled human resources to provide Certified Halal products and raw materials to the global Halal Meat industry. This was stated…

Affordable cancer drug launched in Pakistan by AJM Pharma
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Affordable cancer drug launched in Pakistan by AJM Pharma

AJM Pharma recently held a post launch symposium of their new product Capegard (Capcetabine) which is an orally administered targeted therapy for patients of metastatic breast cancer and colorectal cancer. This economical costing drug is manufactured by Cipla Ltd as a solution for majority of the non-affording patients. This drug not only comes from an…

Pharmaceutical Industry: An Over view
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Pharmaceutical Industry: An Over view

Pharmaceutical are medicinally effective chemicals. Which are converted to dosage form suitable for patient to imbibe? Usage of pharmaceuticals is governed by the underlying medical science. The three primary medical sciences are as under * Allopathy or modern medicine has gained global popularity * Unani, having Chinese origin, is present in southeast Asia * Homeopathy,…

GSK decides not to pay any more!
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GSK decides not to pay any more!

The most disruptive news in the pharmaceutical industry is out. GSK has decided to stop paying doctors to promote its products. The reasons are many and the implications are far deeper. Here are some reasons why. The first concern is GSK stating that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products. It has been…

Customer services in Healthcare
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Customer services in Healthcare

The dental industry has witnessed key changes during the past two decades. Much of the credit for bringing these new trends and reforms lie with the baby boomer generation, which demands the best and the most advanced forms of treatment. Indeed the level of financial security and wealth has decreased gradually and considerably in the…

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