July 3, 2020 Minister concerned over reduced vaccination rate

KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has expressed her concern over reduced vaccination rate across the province and directed relevant officials to resolve the issues pertaining to the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) services. She issued necessary directives to the officials while chairing the quarterly EPI review meeting here. During the meeting, the...

July 3, 2020 ONLINE CLASSES ARE THE NEED OF THE HOUR; DR ASHAR AFAQ

By Dr Sonia Sameen Dr Ashar Afaq graduated from the Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2004. Following graduation, he moved to London to study for a Master’s in Dental Public Health degree from the University of London. After completing his graduate studies, Dr Afaq returned to Pakistan and has been working at the...

July 2, 2020 Infection prevention and control in dentistry: YDC’s live session with Dr Adil

Karachi: Young Dental Council (YDC) recently arranged a live session on their Facebook page. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr Adil Bin Irfan, Head of hospital safety and faculty at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine. The session comprised of latest cutting edge discussions to address current issues in dental management. The session included...

July 2, 2020 ‘DRAP receives two locally-made coronavirus testing kits’

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has received two more coronavirus testing kits, one of which can generate results in 45 minutes, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry told a press briefing recently. “The testing kits have been sent by a local company. Approval of such kits requires 300 tests in the...

July 1, 2020 Tongue microbes provide a window to heart health

Microorganisms on the tongue could help diagnose heart failure, according to research presented today on HFA Discoveries, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “The tongues of patients with chronic heart failure look totally different from those of healthy people,” said study author Dr Tianhui Yuan, No.1 Hospital of Guangzhou University of...

July 1, 2020 HEC alerts about fake news on education

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has alerted students and faculty members about false information being circulated by anti-education groups through WhatsApp and social media forums. Students are advised to verify HEC-related information from its website www.hec.gov.pk. HEC has clarified that contrary to some news report, the HEC website has not been hacked. The fake...

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ONLINE CLASSES ARE THE NEED OF THE HOUR; DR ASHAR AFAQ

By Dr Sonia Sameen Dr Ashar Afaq graduated from the Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2004. Following graduation, he moved to London to study for a Master’s in Dental Public Health degree from the University of London. After completing his graduate studies, Dr Afaq returned to Pakistan and has been working at the...

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Minister concerned over reduced vaccination rate

KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has expressed her concern over reduced vaccination rate across the province and directed relevant officials to resolve the issues pertaining to the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) services. She issued necessary directives to the officials while chairing the quarterly EPI review meeting here. During the meeting, the...

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