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Diabetic Foot Ulceration research in Pakistan
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Diabetic Foot Ulceration research in Pakistan

A research study on Diabetic Foot Ulceration in Pakistan Foot ulcers are a major cause of morbidity and hospitalization in patients with diabetes. The incidence of diabetic foot ulceration is higher in developing countries because of various socio-cultural factors. The majority of amputations in patients with diabetes are preceded by foot ulceration; hence it is…

Reducing infant Mortality in Pakistan
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Reducing infant Mortality in Pakistan

A Panel of United Nations was informed by the government authorities from Pakistan, about the significant progress and performance achieved in reducing infant, child, and maternal mortality. Pakistan is contiuing its efforts to improve the scenario and re-align the trends of population with the potential of economic growth. These efforts include better coordination between the…

PMDC recommends closure of 3 medical colleges
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PMDC recommends closure of 3 medical colleges

Islamabad: The Health Ministry has received a recommendation from the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) to take strict action against several colleges. The closure of these colleges was recommended by the PMDC, after a thorough evaluation of the regulatory violations and sub-standard facilities being offered at these institutions. These include; Sahiwal Medical College, Hashmat…

New Amendments in PMDC act for restructuring and revamping
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New Amendments in PMDC act for restructuring and revamping

The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Co-ordination (NHSR&C) has recommended new amendments to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Act to restructure and revamp the council and improve its performance. Earlier, a sub-committee under Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti presented a report on the operations and appointments in PMDC. It recommended to…

Sharp temperature variance during Pharma supply chain – Who is to blame?
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Sharp temperature variance during Pharma supply chain – Who is to blame?

One of the most important challenges for health solutions outreach in emerging economies is; the maintenance of a safe and suitable temperature throughout the process of manufacturing, transportation, storage, retail display and administration of a drug to the patient. Several improvements are needed in the pharmaceutical Cold-Chain Infrastructure across Pakistan. In the year 2005, more…

Five medical colleges to be shut-down
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Five medical colleges to be shut-down

ISLAMABAD: During the past tenure of Pakistan People’s Party’s rule, some corrupt high officials within the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and Ministry of National Regulation were apparently on a reckless spree to make loads of money by approving a mushroom growth of sub-standard medical colleges all over the country. To evaluate and rectify…

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

DR. S. REHAN HAIDER Research Student – PhD Pharmaceutical Marketing University of Karachi 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…

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