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Eye diseases; importance of early diagnosis
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Eye diseases; importance of early diagnosis

KARACHI– Chairman Hashmanis Medical and Welfare Foundation, renowned Eye Surgeon, and Founder Hashmanis Eye Hospital, Dr Sharif Hashmani, recently delivered a comprehensive lecture at Pakistan Chapter of World Memon Organization Conference. Dr Sharif Hashmani stressed upon the importance of early diagnosis and explained its significance in preventing disease progression. He then added how cost effective…

Literacy Activities; A Tool To Curb The Growing Corruption Within Society
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Literacy Activities; A Tool To Curb The Growing Corruption Within Society

KARACHI- The 20th Thematic Calendar launch, based upon the theme of ‘Role of Children’s Literature in National Rebuilding,’ designed and produced by Jahan-e-Masiha Adbi Forum, in collaboration with a pharmaceutical firm, was recently held at a local hotel in Karachi. Many writers, poets, educationists, doctors and pharmacists from various public and private organizations were present at…

Antimicrobial resistance, cause of 700,000 deaths per year: Experts
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Antimicrobial resistance, cause of 700,000 deaths per year: Experts

Antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria to defeat the drugs designed to kill them making them superbugs. The inability of antibiotics to kill these superbugs may result in difficulty to treat infections.    Karachi- The World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2018 was observed from November 12th to November 18th. In connection to this awareness…

Experts Call For Mandatory School Preparedness For Emergencies
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Experts Call For Mandatory School Preparedness For Emergencies

Day 3, AKU’s 21st National Health Sciences Research Symposium, Karachi: From earthquakes and floods to terrorist attacks, schools in Pakistan have been exposed to numerous emergency situations. Although there have been periodic training programmes by the National Disaster Management Authority’s Pakistan School Safety Framework and other institutions, but the question is, are our schools prepared for an…

Pakistan Needs Integrated Emergency Care Systems: AKU Symposium
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Pakistan Needs Integrated Emergency Care Systems: AKU Symposium

Day 1, AKU’s 21st National Health Sciences Research Symposium, Karachi: The global Disease Control Priorities Project estimates that nearly half of deaths and over a third of disability in low- and middle-income countries can be addressed by the implementation of effective emergency care. “The solution is to establish integrated emergency and trauma care systems with…

4th Dow DICE Health Innovation Exhibition’18 Comes to an End
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4th Dow DICE Health Innovation Exhibition’18 Comes to an End

Karachi- The 4th DICE Innovation Exhibition 2018, organized by Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), came to its end. It was declared a successful event, where many talented students displayed their research projects. Vice Chancellor DUHS Prof. Dr Saeed Qureshi, Pro Vice Chancellor Dr Mohammad Masroor, Chairman of DICE Foundation, Mr. Khursheed Qureshi, Prof. Dr. Zarnaz…

Standard Chartered Bank observes World Sight Day
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Standard Chartered Bank observes World Sight Day

KARACHI- World Sight Day is observed to raise awareness for the 36 million people who are blind, and an additional 217 million people suffering from moderate or severe visual impairment around the world. Therefore, a program termed as ‘Seeing is Believing’ was launched in 2003, to tackle avoidable blindness. 80 per cent cases of blindness…

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