TODAY IN MICROBIOLOGY
28 July is celebrated as world Hepatitis day all over the world. This day was dedicated to spread awareness and enhance research against hepatitis disease. Over 276 million people are suffering from Hepatitis B virus (HBV) while over 76 million people are suffering with Hepatitis C virus (HCV), these statistics which are shown on WHO website are one and half year old.
The theme of the World Hepatitis Day is Test. Treat. Hepatitis. The major event will be held in Mongolia where rate of this infection is very high as compared to rest of the world.
IN THE NEWS
Today 28 July 2018 is World Hepatitis day is being celebrated worldwide. Each year this day is celebrated in many countries in order to spread awareness among people about infection control, strategies, free screening, poster shows, concerts, immunization and treatment regiments after infection. Every year it has a theme which is announced by WHO. This years theme for World Hepatitis Day 2018 is “Test. Treat. Hepatitis“.Read More
A seminar was conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) on Polio eradication, the Endgame Strategy in UHS Lahore. The theme of the seminar was “Polio the End Game Strategy” and was focused on polio eradication efforts by WHO Read More
In a study which was conducted recently in Cambridge university, the researchers have found that ancient humans had hepatitis B virus in their genomes. This shows that this disease had been a part of human illness approximately four thousand years ago. This era in history has been called as late Bronze Age and Iron Age of human civilization. Read More
Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) conducted two day conference on biotechnology in Lahore
Pakistan council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) conducted a two day conference on biotechnology. The subject of the conference was “Innovation and Commercialization in Biotechnology”. Read More
Virologists at Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing has discovered RNA virus species that are or may belong to the family of today’s most dangerous such as influenza, Ebola Read More
OPINIONS AND ARTICLES
This is a question of pupils who had recently graduated from their high schools or colleges, questioning about their future study path, most of them pose question about microbiology field and its scope....read more
These days there are some emerging viral infections which are being discussed in the world around. Ebola outbreak has emerged in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Africa which is still not come to an end. Meanwhile a new viral outbreak has been reported from...read more
25 April 2018 is being celebrated worldwide to focus and enhance efforts to eliminate Malaria, a disease which can be fatal and which affects millions of people, claiming many lives annually all over the globe.This years theme for Malaria day is “Ready to beat...read more
Poliomyelitis is an infectious disease which causes paralysis especially in children. The disease spreads from a virus of the family of Enterovirus called poliovirus. Polio eradication program was started in 1988 by World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations...read more