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China suspends poultry markets to prevent Bird flu
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China suspends poultry markets to prevent Bird flu

The suspension will be an annual feature for the next five years, dependent on the evaluation and warning of the bird flu and the seasonal onset, according to a joint statement issued by the Shanghai Agricultural Commission and the Shanghai Commerce Commission. All the designated wholesale and retail markets will be banned from trading in…

Counterfeit Medicines Killing Patients PMA.
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Counterfeit Medicines Killing Patients PMA.

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) in collaboration with the Helpline Trust held a seminar to highlight a critical issue in the healthcare sector; “Counterfeit medicine killing patients”. The event was aimed at creating awareness about how to identify “Counterfeit medicine” while discussing the regulatory measures to curb this public health menace. Renowned social activist, pharma entrepreneur…

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…

Lung’s Health and Tuberculosis Conference in Karachi.
Regional News

Lung’s Health and Tuberculosis Conference in Karachi.

Chest Health and Education Society in collaboration with National TB Control Program and Stop-TB Partnership will be conducting its Annual conference on “Lung’s Health and Tuberculosis” on the 7th and 8th of December 2013, at a local hotel in Karachi. Some of the leading practitioners and experts on Respiratory medicine and surgery will be speaking…

Dengue cases continue to threaten Punjab
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Dengue cases continue to threaten Punjab

Lahore: November, 2013 – Dengue continues to threaten public health in Pakistan and is challenging the preparedness of the healthcare fraternity. Confirmed dengue cases in Punjab recently exceeded 1823 patients. Among the 34 newly identified cases, 18 emerged in Lahore while 16 were reported in Rawalpindi. Khwaja Salman Rafiq – Health Adviser to Chief Minister…

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Think pink! Breast cancer awareness drive by AEIRC

Breast cancer is one of the most common diagnosed cancers in women worldwide and is responsible for a large number of cancer-related deaths. Although, male breast cancer cases are also reported sporadically, the physical and anatomical differences are largely responsible for high statistics among women. Some common factors that put women at risk include, increasing…

World Wetlands Day 2014
International News

World Wetlands Day 2014

Millions affected, billions at stake: Wetlands – A treasure of Health and Sustainable Ecology Scientists urge ‘wiser’ use of wetlands to tackle poverty and conserve ecosystems Sri Lanka — Agriculture and wetlands should be managed in unison in order to conserve vital ecosystems and support the livelihoods of millions of people, according to a new…

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