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

Public VS Private Pharmacy Schools

October 28, 2018

Written by:  Miral Ishfaq, Forman Christian College, Lahore.   Pharmacy is a recognized healthcare profession. When students decide to become pharmacists, the most common question that comes into their mind is whether to get admission in public or private pharmacy school. The question in itself is a big problem to solve because you have to … Continue reading Public VS Private Pharmacy Schools

World Polio Day – October 24

October 23, 2018

  WRITTEN BY:  Maria Imran Ali (University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab)     GOALS: Provide awareness about this disease, highlighting mainly the causes and prevention. Discussing what is vaccination, how it operates and its significance.     History:- There lies the origin of everything that is present in our surroundings. Every disease … Continue reading World Polio Day – October 24

Abuse In The Pharmacy Field:

October 20, 2018

Written by:  Awais Shakeel, College of Pharmacy, University of Pharmacy. Pharmacy profession is undergoing a revolutionary process not only in Pakistan but also in other countries. Almost every profession suffers abuse due to personal or organizational gains but when it comes to a healthcare profession, these abuses are intolerable because health is the basis of … Continue reading Abuse In The Pharmacy Field:

Hurdles Faced By a Pharmacist

October 16, 2018

Written by:  Zainab Shahid, College of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha. “Problems are actually the opportunities in disguise. “ Not by choice but by fate is the situation of the majority of the individuals  entering to this noble profession , here lies the first problem , lack of acceptance by the individuals which eventually leads to lack … Continue reading Hurdles Faced By a Pharmacist

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