All about a PRESCRIPTION you need to know!

February 16, 2019

Written by:  Awais Shakeel, College of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha. Definition of Prescription: A prescription is the written medication order by the doctor, dentist, surgeon, veterinarian or any other registered medical prescriber to the pharmacist, for the supply of a medicine, dressing or surgical appliance to a patient. A prescription order is written for diagnosis, … Continue reading All about a PRESCRIPTION you need to know!

WHAT DRUG LABEL WARNINGS MEAN!

February 15, 2019

WRITTEN BY:  Maria Imran Ali (Punjab University College of Pharmacy)   Considerations:- Take with food Take on an empty stomach Do not take with dairy May cause Drowsiness Take with plenty of water Take With Food:- Some medicines should be taken with food and there are following reasons to be considered:- The medication is absorbed … Continue reading WHAT DRUG LABEL WARNINGS MEAN!

WORLD CANCER DAY – FEBRUARY 4

February 4, 2019

Written by: Miral Ishfaq Forman Christian College, Lahore   World cancer day is celebrated every year on 4th February to pay tribute to all the efforts done by the WHO, United Nations, governmental and nongovernmental health organizations towards making a program to fight against cancer and other epidemics just as appropriating the real message about … Continue reading WORLD CANCER DAY – FEBRUARY 4

MEDICAL TEAM: THE CORE WORKING BODY OF INTENSE HEALTH CASES IN A HOSPITAL

January 23, 2019

Written By: Zainab Shahid, College of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha It would not be wrong to say that effective patient care is a hectic task full of responsibilities and it cannot be done without a chalked and effective teamwork by a responsible and vigilant team. With the advancement in science and the emerging complexities in … Continue reading MEDICAL TEAM: THE CORE WORKING BODY OF INTENSE HEALTH CASES IN A HOSPITAL

DENGUE VACCINES

January 8, 2019

Dengue Vaccines: Vaccine development, ongoing challenges and current status. Written By: Maria Imran Ali (PUCP) Summary:        Dengue is among the most important and prevalent arbovirus disease of humans. In order to effectively control this disease, control of the vector mosquitoes and a safe and efficacious vaccine are critical. Despite considerable efforts, the development of a … Continue reading DENGUE VACCINES

PHARMACEUTICAL STUDIES IN PUBLIC VIEW:

December 13, 2018

Written By: Miral Ashfaq (College of Pharmacy, Forman Christain College) Due to lack of awareness this profession is not well known in our country. People don’t really know the importance of pharmacists in our society. In an environment of increasing public expectations, workforce pressure and innovative advances, it is essential to define the contribution of … Continue reading PHARMACEUTICAL STUDIES IN PUBLIC VIEW:

BOWL OF HYGEIA:

December 9, 2018

Written By: Momina Ishtiaq (University College of Pharmacy, Punjab University) When a student enters the pharmacy school or gets indulged in the field of pharmacy, he or she encounters Bowl of Hygeia as a symbol of the Pharmacy profession. It is said that a pharmacist has the power to participate in the creation of many … Continue reading BOWL OF HYGEIA:

WORLD AIDS DAY – DECEMBER 1

December 1, 2018

World AIDS day 1st December Written by: Amina Noor (Punjab University College of Pharmacy) What is AIDS:                        Discriminating about people who are infected with HIV/AIDS or anyone thought to be at the risk of infection violates individual human rights and endangers public health. Every person infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS deserves compassion and … Continue reading WORLD AIDS DAY – DECEMBER 1

Antimicrobial resistance

November 17, 2018

Written by:  Afifa Tariq, graduated from Punjab University College of Pharmacy   “All the best things in this life are discovered by chance’’. Penicillin, a natural antibiotic, a great surveyor to mankind, was discovered by chance. But in a broad manner, it was actually nature’s intervention to save human race on planet. Antibiotics are well-equipped … Continue reading Antimicrobial resistance

WORLD DIABETES DAYS – 14 NOVEMBER

November 13, 2018

“It’s not The End. It’s just Diabetes.” Written By: Maria Imran Ali (Punjab University College of Pharmacy)                                           What is Diabetes? A human body is said to be suffering from diabetes when he has a very high sugar/ glucose level. The World celebrates this day on 14th of November. “World Diabetes Day” is a global … Continue reading WORLD DIABETES DAYS – 14 NOVEMBER