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Mehr Muhammad Adeel Riaz

Mehr Muhammad Adeel Riaz
Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad, Pakistan · Health Professions Education and Research Department

MBBS

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We conceptualized Surgical Accredited and Trained Healthcare Initiative (SATHI) as a community-based worker through which patients who are unaware or undecided of surgical conditions would be linked to service providers. These personnel will help patients to attain the benefits of health schemes and will offer counseling through trust-building and...
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The widespread prevalence of fungal infections in the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic could be owed to ubiquitous and injudicious use of steroids and immunosuppressive nature of the virus. However, these fungal infections also meant increased use of antifungal drugs, hence endangering their supply. Amphotericin B is the first line drug for mucormy...
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Pakistan is currently facing two outbreaks, dengue and COVID-19; both have strained its healthcare system resulting in multiple concerns including the co-diagnosis of two. Due to poor healthcare capacity, low vaccination rate, increasing COVID-19 variants, socioeconomic disparities, and misinformation, it is inevitable that implications will prove...
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Vaccines are the best chance to control the pandemic—unless leaders succumb to vaccine nationalism. Vaccine nationalism is a frequent recurrence, especially during a brand-new market distribution. The development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in such a short space of time is a testament to modern scientific abilities. It will also test th...
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The political and military advance of the Taliban, reduced healthcare capacity, and imminent humanitarian crisis risk exacerbating an already very serious threat posed by COVID-19 in Afghanistan. The continued rise of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan appears inevitable, but poor diagnostic capacity prevents accurate case measurement, while vaccine pro...
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India, seemingly, has curbed the cases of dengue which has been endemic in the country for many years. The decline in cases is surprising with some states reporting a massive decrease in dengue cases of 84% as compared to last year. This decline in cases can be attributable to a possible disparity in the data and a rather unmonitored outbreak or ow...
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Background: The adaptation of conferences to virtual platforms has allowed more international colleagues and underrepresented members of the surgical workforce to access educational opportunities. With the purpose of addressing the gap in open-access gender equity education, the Gender Equity Initiative in Global Surgery (GEIGS) held its first gene...

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