For Health: World Childhood Cancer Day 

The speakers emphasized the role of pharmacists in the cure and treatment of this fatal disease


Our Correspondent February 17, 2018
A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer at a hospital. PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: The faculty of Pharmacy & Alternative Medicine at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur organized a one-day seminar for World Childhood Cancer Day on Friday. The speakers emphasized the role of pharmacists in the cure and treatment of this fatal disease. They added that pharmacy students should learn the treatment schedule for the disease, and should focus on preparing a drug delivery system which can target the cancer without harming the patient. They praised the leadership of Prof Dr Qaiser Mushtaq, vice chancellor of the university who provided an environment conducive to learning and research throughout the university. Prof Dr Naveed Akhtar appreciated the efforts of Pharmacy Education Society (PES) for arranging the event. Speakers also delivered extensive lectures on topics such as childhood cancer and its different types.  

Published in The Express Tribune, February 17th, 2018.

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