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    Hand Surgery Workshop Date : Aug 4, 2007 Location : Aga Khan University Karachi Language : English
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 31, 2007

      Hand Surgery Workshop
       Date                       :  Aug 4, 2007
      Location                   : Aga Khan University Karachi
      Language                : English
      Participants           : 20
      Duration           : 01 day
      Regisration       : 500 PRs (last date of registration Jun 30, 2007)
      Coordinator       : Haroon ur Rashid
      Contact                 : haroon.rashid@..., poasouth@...,         poasouth@..., Siddique_aslamdr@...


      Capitalising on preventive diagnosis & improved disease management for better patient care in cancer and cardiology
      August 13th & 14th 2007, Singapore
      Innovative medical practices and procedures are used to screen & detect serious illness as early as possible, to greatly improve patient surviving rate from life-threatening diseases. Diagnostic testing is generally viewed as an effective method of reducing healthcare costs and improving the quality of patient care by reducing the length of hospital stays and complications through accurate and early detection of health disorders.
      The main applications of diagnostic laboratory instruments or in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) include early, accurate diagnosis and recognition, and monitoring of treatment through progression of disease and of development of resistance. New improved diagnostics imaging is imperative to better understand and map the complex cellular construction.   It is an integral part of an overall patient care to improve diagnosis, treatment monitoring, outcome assessment and therapy planning.
      Attend this conference and gain crucial insights into:
      • Gaining insights from latest molecular imaging technology in cancer and cardiovascular disease management
      • Developing a biocompatible, membranous endovascular stent-graft for stroke therapy
      • Ascertaining the role of biomarker, biochip and nanoparticles in individualised care
      • Capitalising on increasing consumer usage in self diagnosis market
      • Utilise Point-of-Care diagnostics to identify patients, select appropriate medication and monitor treatment responses.
      • Capitalising on rising trends & rectifying challenges of personalised diagnostics in Asia
      • Optimising R&D returns through diagnostics service outsourcing
      • Mastering Intellectual Property and patent concern in innovative diagnostics breakthroughs
      • Discover feasible market opportunities via an identification of high growth applications in different diagnostic testing
      • Exploring strategic alliances and inter-disciplinary collaboration for cutting edge technology development
      To view the brochure, please use the link below:
      Take advantage of Limited Discount Specials, which gives you an exclusive USD300 discount off the standard delegate fee. Simply fill out the registration form with credit card details, attention it to Karyn Nair and fax it to +603 2723 6622.
      This offer is only available until the end of business day of 3rd May 2007.
      To register, simply fill up the registration form with corporate card details, attention it to Karyn Nair and fax it to +603 2723 6622.

      Karyn Nair

      Marketing Executive
      marcus evans

      Telephone             : +(603) 2723 6611

      Fax                          : +(603) 2723 6622

      Email                : karynn@...



      August 17th, 18th and 19th, 2007

      Course Director

      Dr. Haroon Hafeez MBBS, MRCP ( UK )
      Consultant Physician SKMCH & RC
      SKMCH & RC is pleased to announce the 2nd preparatory course for the MRCP Part-I exam. This exam will now be conducted by the Royal College of Physicians ( UK ) in Lahore . The course is aimed at candidates preparing for the MRCP Part-I and also anyone wanting to update their knowledge of Internal Medicine.
      1)      Tutors with extensive teaching experience.
      2)      Past exam material will be reviewed around 300 MCQ’s.
      3)      Interactive sessions.
      4)      Handouts with guidelines on common topics in the exam will be provided.
      5)      Revision exams will be held and feedback given.
      6)      Accommodation can be arranged at discounted rates for out of station candidates.

      A registration fee of Rs. 10,000/- needs to be deposited at the Human Resources Department, SKMCH & RC. Confirmation of acceptance will be made on receipt of the course fee. Last Date for Registration: 10th August 2007 Seats are limited and will be reserved on a first come first serve basis.


      For further Queries and Registration please contact:

      Human Resources Department
      Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
      Johar Town, Lahore-Pakistan
      Phone.5945100 Ext. 2524; E-mail: aniqa@...
      Or you can log on to our website for programme information: http://www.shaukatkhanum.org.pk/

      11th Islamabad Congress of Ophthalmology
      August 17th, 18th & 19th 2007
      Venue: Holiday Inn – Islamabad
      For details:
      Conference Secretariat
      F-3 CDA, Doctors Hostel, G-6/2 Islamabad
      Phone: 0333-5153266; 0300-5147275

      Indraprastha Apollo Hospital , New Delhi is organising two courses on paediatric trauma and intensive care on 18th and 19th Aug 2007. Please pass it on to all who you think might be interested.

      Pediatric Primary Trauma Care Certificate Course
      (Certified by UK Trauma Organization)
      18th  August 2007

      A comprehensive one-day certificate course on all aspects of pediatric trauma with a discussion based learning approach. A multispeciality national faculty.

      Topics include:
      1. Primary and Secondary survey
      2. ABCs of Trauma
      3. Head and Spine trauma
      4. Abdomen and chest injury
      5. Limb trauma
      6. Burns
      7. Hands on skills : intubation, emergency airway management, needle cricothyrotomy, vascular access, chest tube insertion, immobilaization and transport and more..
      Limited to first 24 registrations. Course manual will be provided.
      Fees: Rs 1000 only. (Rs 1750 for both courses together)
      CME on Pediatric Critical Care
      19th August 2007 
      A one-day comprehensive review of pediatric critical care for the practicing pediatrician with a strong focus on practical aspects and procedures.

      1. Non-invasive ventilation
      2. Management of acute asthma
      3. Fluid therapy in special situations
      4. Common poisonings
      5. Status Epilepticus
      6. Dengue (DHS and DSS)

      Workshops on intubation, ventilation, central venous access (femoral, int jugular, subclavian), peritoneal dialysis, ABG and more...

      Limited to first 50 applicants.
      Fees: Rs 1000. (Rs 1750 for both courses together)
      Dr Anita Bakshi         anitabakshi@...          M: 9810048305
      Dr Nameet Jerath      dr_njerath@...          M: 9873391910

      Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital,
      Sarita Vihar, New Delhi 110076

      4TH Health Asia
      International Exhibition & Conferences
      August 18 to 20, 2007
      Karachi Expo Centre
      For details:
      Health Asia Secretariat
      Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.
      18 C.P. Berar Housing Society, Off. Amir Khusro Road , Karachi
      Phone: (92 – 21) 111 222 444 / 453-6321; Email: info@...; www.health-asia.com

      The course is on 18th and 19th of August and includes a hands on microscopy session. We have dispatched information and registration leaflets to almost all major institutes/Hospital s in India . In case your institute has not received it, the form can be downloaded from the AIIMS web site (www.aiims.edu) from the CME and conferences menu on the main page, and is also available on pathoindia website.

      The course fee for postgraduates and senior residents is Rs.750/-and for other delegates it is Rs. 1000/- (till 15th July).


      Dr. Alok Sharma
      Division of Renal Pathology
      Department of Pathology
      AIIMS, New Delhi

      IPA is pleased to announce that the Japan Pediatric Society (JPS) offeres to support people from Developing Countries who participate in the International Congress of Pediatrics (ICP), 25-30 August, 2007, in Athens.
      The ICP 2007 Japan Travel Fellowship consists of 800 US$ (in cash, handed at ICP 2007) and is open to 30 investigators who meet the following requirements:
      1) Under 40 years old (ID will be required)
      2) From Asia (except Japan , Taiwan , Korea , China ), Africa and Latin America
      3) Applicants must submit an abstract for the ICP 2007 (please note that the abstract registration deadline for the ICP 2007 is April 10, 2007)
      To apply for ICP 2007 Japan travel Fellowship, complete the application form (which will be available on both IPA ( www.ipa-world. org) and JPS (www.jpeds.or. jp ) websites shortly) and return it to JPS Office before June 20, 2007.
      Award winners will be announced by JPS by July 20, 2007 in order to allow winners the opportunity to register for the ICP 2007 before the deadline for pre-registration (July 27, 2007).
      Dr. Christi Dominic Savio

      ISW 2007
      August 26 to 30, 2007
      Congress Secretariat ISW 2007
      c/o Opus 3 inc.
      417, Saint-Pierre Street, Suite 203
      Montréal (Québec) H2Y 2M4
      Phone: +1 514 906 1979
      Fax: +1 514 395 1801

      Congress Secretariat e-mail:

      Registration Dept. e-email:
      Sales Dept. e-mail:



      Padjajaran University Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Indonesian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (PABMI) and International Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Association (IAOMS) are announcing Workshop on Surgical Techniques in Cleft Lip and Palate.

      The Workshop will be held in Bandung , Indonesia on August 27-31,2007

      Keynote Speaker:
      Prof. Peter Ward Booth,
      Consultant Maxillofacial and Cleft Surgeon
      Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
      Queen Victoria Hospital ,
      East Grinstead, West Sussex,

      Target audience: 
      Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, General Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons with an interest in the management of Cleft patients

      Lunch and Coffee break U$ 180

      For further information please contact :
      Dr. Asri Arumsari

      Fifth National Endocrine Symposium
      Pakistan Endocrine Society
      Pearl Continental, Lahore
      September 1st.  and 2nd.  2007
      Rs. 200/- onsite
      Waived for existing PES members
      Ø      Plenary lectures
      Ø      National and international speakers
      Ø      Interesting cases
      Ø      Poster presentation
      Information for abstract submission
      Ø      Should be structured into objective, hypothesis, methods, results and conclusion

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