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July 1-14, 2018
Volume 19 Number 13

Highlights

EMAME-Dubai Health Authority workshop on
Scientific Writing and Publishing attract 69
participants from five countries

DUBAI: Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority organized a three day workshop on Medical Writing and Publishing from June 22-24th2018. It attracted sixty nine participants from Egypt, Palestine, Sudan besides Gulf Cooperation Council countries United Arab Emirates. It was hosted by Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center, Dubai Health Care Center, and UAE. The facilitators for the workshop included Prof. Yousef Al Bastaki Director of Medical Education Department in Dubai Health Authority, Mr. Ahmed Mandil Coordinator Research Development and Innovation Information from WHO EMRO.


Malicious campaign against PKLI will adversely
affect liver transplant programme in Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan has no dearth of talent. Pakistani physicians and surgeons are doing a commendable job all over the world, many of them are heading leading medical institutions, occupying coveted positions, have earned a great name and fame not only for themselves but for their country as well. Some of them overwhelmed with the nationalist spirit did come back to serve their country and share their knowledge and experience with the colleagues but many did not feel comfortable at the working environment, hence some of them decided to go back and a few still decided to face the hardships, challenges and attempted to bring about a positive change in the working environment.


Cancer, Diabetes, Lung and Heart Diseases kill 41
million people annually which is 71% global mortality

GENEVA: A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) Independent High-level Commission on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) calls for urgent action to address chronic diseases and mental health disorders. It demands high-level political commitment and the immediate scaling up of actions to address the epidemic of NCDs, the world’s leading causes of death and ill health.


 Otsuka Pakistan launches Rebamipide
100mg tablets in Pakistan

KARACHI: Otsuka Pakistan has launched anti-gastritis and anti-gastric ulcer agent Mucosta (Rebamipide) 100mg tablets in Pakistan which is a novel product of Otsuka Japan. It is considered a major breakthrough for Otsuka Pakistan which has introduced a product after ten years. Rebamipide is an Anti-Gastric and anti-gastric ulcer agent which increases endogenous Prostaglandins, scavenges free radicals and suppresses gastric mucosal inflammation and is used as a basic drug treatment for gastritis and gastric ulcer.

 

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