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Education without future prospects
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Education without future prospects

By RT Sana Rashid GD- PGMI (UHS) Our era is known as the era of technology and the more we are “technologised” the more we are considered advanced and superior to others. Luckily, our health sector is crowned among other sectors when it comes to low funding. For quite some time, we are trying to…

WHO’s new policy on injection safety and Smart syringes
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WHO’s new policy on injection safety and Smart syringes

The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a new policy on injection safety and recommending the exclusive use of “smart” syringes for medical injections. Use of the same syringe or needle to give injections to more than one person is driving the spread of a number of deadly infectious diseases worldwide.  Millions of people could…

HEC to establish social sciences research council
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HEC to establish social sciences research council

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – The Higher Education Commission is making efforts for the advancement of Social Sciences Research with special focus on impact on society. This was discussed in detail during a meeting of  members of the Inter-University Consortium on Social Sciences with Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission. The meeting was…

HEC join hands with British Council to enhance investment in research
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HEC join hands with British Council to enhance investment in research

ISLAMABAD– The British Council (BC)’s new Chief Executive Officer CiaránDevane visited Pakistan Higher Education Commission (HEC), on Tuesday to participate in the orientation event “The UK and Pakistan: Increasing Investment in Research for Higher Education.” The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunity to the beneficiaries of the HEC-British Council collaborative education and research…

UK Scientists begin Human trials for new Ebola vaccine
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UK Scientists begin Human trials for new Ebola vaccine

According to an international Ebola Update; Scientists at Oxford University have begun human trials for a new Ebola vaccine. 72 healthy adult volunteers between the ages of 18-50 have begun receiving the drug which was developed by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson. The vaccine was initially tested in monkeys and gave the animals…

Advances in health Sciences- Ziauddin University holds three-day national conference
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Advances in health Sciences- Ziauddin University holds three-day national conference

KARACHI- The Research Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ziauddin University, held a three-day National Conference on Advances in Health Sciences with the theme of “Research and Innovation for Better Health”, and Clinical Proteomics Workshop in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation. The inaugural session was opened with the welcome address by the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr…

A pint of donated blood can save three lives
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A pint of donated blood can save three lives

KARACHI- Renowned Haematologist – Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari, recently stated that; One pint of blood can save three lives and every healthy person can donate blood after every three months, which will also have a positive impact on the donor’s body. He shared these views during a meeting with representatives of blood banks, who visited…

Storing ortho models digitally saves space, money
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Storing ortho models digitally saves space, money

The concept of digital study models has often been talked about — particularly in orthodontic circles — as a solution to the considerable physical space required to store plaster models. If a model could be scanned in three dimensions to a high degree of accuracy, stored electronically and then reconstituted (should the need arise), then…

Dentistry among top ten unhealthiest jobs and professions
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Dentistry among top ten unhealthiest jobs and professions

According to a recent report released by Department of Labor’s Occupational Network USA which highlighted all professions that pose a serious threat to health, dentistry is the most hazardous of all professions after histology. Based on the conclusions of the report, histology technicians have the highest risk of exposure to infections, diseases and contaminants while…

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