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Unsafe Disposal of Hospital Wastage Spreads Deadly Diseases
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Unsafe Disposal of Hospital Wastage Spreads Deadly Diseases

Karachi – “Unsafe disposal of hospital wastage is the key to the spread of deadly diseases.” This was stated by Dr Shugufta Shafi, Associate Prof of Medicine at Hamdard Hospital Karachi. She was speaking at the health awareness session of Savior Club on Jimmy’s massage “Don’t Prick IV bottle, It Can Spread Hepatitis” in Karachi….

Global Hand Washing Day Observed at SIUT
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Global Hand Washing Day Observed at SIUT

KARACHI- As a part of creating awareness about overall hygiene the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) observed the World Hand Washing Day. Hand Washing Day is organized the world over on October 15th with an aim to motivate the public and inform them about the benefits of hand washing in order to combat a number of diseases particularly…

Speakers Highlight Lack of Awareness About Autism in Pakistan
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Speakers Highlight Lack of Awareness About Autism in Pakistan

KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) said that there was not much awareness about autism in Pakistan. “It is the third most common developmental disorder in the world. However, incidence rates for Autism in Pakistan are still not available, as we still consider only four disabilities by law i.e. physical, hearing, visual impairment and intellectual disability. However, there are more…

Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future
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Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future

LAHORE – Like other parts of the globe, World Osteoporosis Day was observed across the country including Lahore on 20th October 2017 for raising awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone related issues. This year’s theme is “Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future”. Various programs and events are organised…

JPMC Observes Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases
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JPMC Observes Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases

PESHAWAR: Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Karachi, arranged the 12th annual surgical week for colorectal diseases, which concluded at the Khyber Teaching Hospital. During the week, the doctors attended live conference from Karachi of the guests from Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, University of Turin & Sassari, Italy and Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust, England, according…

Physiologists Asked to Use Advanced Research Methods
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Physiologists Asked to Use Advanced Research Methods

KARACHI – The field of Physiology has been revolutionised with the advent of computer technology and with the advancement of research tools; therefore there is a dire need that the faculty members and researchers keep themselves abreast with technological evolution in the discipline. These views were expressed by Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, University of…

5th National & International Pharmacists’ Conference
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5th National & International Pharmacists’ Conference

KARACHI-The Pakistan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (PSHP) is organizing a one-day 5th national & 2nd international conference on October 14, 2017 under theme “Quality, Safety and Outcome; A Program shift in Pharmacy”. This was announced by President, Pakistan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Abdul Latif Sheikh, during a press conference at Karachi Press Club here ….

Baqai Discusses Frozen Shoulders in 7th CME Programme
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Baqai Discusses Frozen Shoulders in 7th CME Programme

KARACHI – Baqai University Hospital, Nazimabad, Karachi recently held its 9th CME program of 2017. The program organizer Dr .Zafaryab Hussain Assistant Professor, Chest Medicine, welcome participants, and speaker at the start of program. Regarding the topic “Frozen Shoulder, how can we defrost it” he said pain and limitation of shoulder movement is a common presentation…

SUICIDE: Mental Health Session at RMC Conference
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SUICIDE: Mental Health Session at RMC Conference

Suicide happens to be the second most common cause of death in individuals aged 15-29. Annual statistics have reported an estimate of 800,000 deaths every year from suicide. Distressingly enough, it is said that every 40 seconds, a person ends his or her life. 75% of these individuals belong to countries with middle to low…

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