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ICME 2015 begins in Turkey

Istanbul: The International Conference on Medical Education, organized by the Riphah International University started on 15th October at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The ICME is a biennial event of Riphah International University, Pakistan. Fourth International Conference, ICME 2015 held in the historic city of Istanbul from 15-18 October, 2015 to share and…

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All limitations on eligibility off – Anyone infected with HIV begin ART: WHO

GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon as possible after diagnosis. With its “treat-all” recommendation, WHO removes all limitations on eligibility for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV, all populations and age groups are now eligible for treatment. WHO, an…

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ICME 2015; Preparing for the future challenges in health education

By Our Reporter ISTANBUL – All arrangements are final for the holing of International Conference on Medical Education (ICME) 2015 from 15th October till 18th October 2015 at Halic Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey with the collaboration of Istanbul Medeniyet University, AMEE (An International Association for Medical Education), Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, T.C. İstanbul…

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Is the elimination of viral hepatitis on the horizon?

  London: The World Hepatitis Alliance, and its supporters today asks the public, the hepatitis community and governments to raise awareness of the 4000 people who die from viral hepatitis every day. Causing significantly more deaths than HIV/AIDS, some 1.4 million people a year could be saved if the elimination of viral hepatitis were to…

PMA accuses Dr Masood Hameed for Murder
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PMA accuses Dr Masood Hameed for Murder

Karachi: In an emergency press conference held by Pakistan Medical Association they have blamed Dr Masood Hameed and two others for killing a doctor. In a press release issued by Dr. Mirza Ali Azhar, Secretary General PMA and Dr. Shershah Syed Ex-Member PMDC raised concern over the alleged killing of Dr. Zubair. Up till now…

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IPA envisions FDA for better enforcement

By Our Correspondent INDIA- The central government of India has been urged by the Indian Pharmacist Association (IPA); to create a separate Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in India, which can be governed by the ministry of health and family welfare. This model has been adopted in Goa, Maharashra and Gujarat, and resulted…

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Malaysian University delegation visits Dow University

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- The Dow University of Health Sciences was recently visited by a four-member delegation of Sultan Zainal Abidin University of Malaysia. The group of academicians was headed by  Vice Chancellor – Professor Datuk Dr. Yahaya Bin Ibrahim. The visit is a part of their initiative for future academic collaborations. According to…


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