Medical Writing: An Opportunity to Work from Home

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What is Medical Writing?

Medical writing is a function well-known in the pharmaceutical industry. Medical writing is needed to develop well-structured documents that present information distinctly and briefly. A variety of advanced complex drugs are consistently being launched in the market that undergo the scrutiny of clinical trials and other regulatory procedures, hence there is a demand for well-articulated, clear written standard compliant documents for easy understanding for medical professionals. This is where Medical writers are desirable who can exhibit their skills. The main objective of a medical writer is to provide the highest quality of scientific documents to satisfy the needs of the intended audience. Continue reading

Clinical Research Career in India

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One may think, why invent a new drug when there is an array of drugs in the market already? Well, in the era of inventions and progression there is always a possibility of better ones for a better life and that is why we have clinical research. Clinical research is a medical study or an investigation that involves individuals like us. It is a science that controls the safety of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment procedures meant for human use. People volunteer to take part in carefully conducted investigations or studies that eventually discover improved or healthier methods and approaches to treat, prevent, diagnose, and understand human disease. Clinical research also known as Clinical trials dawns in a laboratory. Clinical trials help in providing valuable information in advancement of a disease and health. Continue reading

Career Opportunities in Medical Affairs

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Medical affairs seems to be the much spoken about sector in today’s pharmaceutical industry. So, what exactly is Medical affairs? Medical Affairs is one of the dynamic and a critical sector in today’s pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical manufacturing could be divided into: a development group (accountable for getting FDA approval for drug products) and a commercial team (that markets and sells those products). The Medical affairs act as a bridge between development and commercialization. Having the expertise on both scientific and clinical end they chiefly work on post approval activities to support commercial products. Continue reading

Medical Tourism in India and Career Opportunities

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Medical tourism is a term which is always misinterpreted. It is not just tourism for medical care alone but also an aid to promote holistic health starting from the very first instance of providing an individual with an opportunity for choosing appropriate health care providers. India, being home of “Sushruta Samhita” ;ancient Sanskrit text on medicine and surgery is a hub of medicinal, surgical and technological Continue reading

Online Course in Occupational Health and Safety Management

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Occupational health and safety, also referred to as workplace health and safety, deals with health, safety and welfare of people at work. It aims to provide a safe and healthy work environment not only to the employees but also to co-workers, families of workers, management and consumers who might get affected by the workplace hazards. Continue reading

Clinical Research – A Prospective Career Option for Biologists

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Biology is a branch of science that deals with the study of living organisms and the person specialized in this field is called a biologist. It is a vast field that involves various disciplines. Some of the major branches of biology include agriculture, anatomy, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomechanics, biomedical research, biophysics, biotechnology, botany, cell biology, developmental biology, Continue reading

Career opportunities after Pharm.D

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Traditionally in India, the role of pharmacists is confined to pharmacies or hospitals with no specific job profile. But with The Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) recognizing Pharm.D (A Doctor of Pharmacy) course in India, there is an increase in the scope of pharmacy to meet the ever-growing needs of healthcare industry. There are potential non-traditional job opportunities for PharmD graduates in India in various areas. Continue reading

Public Health Landscape in Kenya

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As of 2015, Kenya had a population of about 46 million of which rural population constituted 74.4%. Though Kenya witnessed tremendous advance in health sector, it still continues to face the burden of tropical diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which results in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Tuberculosis is one of the top five causes Continue reading

Importance of Maternal And Child Health Training Programs

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Maternal and child health continue to be largely overlooked aspects of healthcare system leading to major risks associated with pregnancy and child birth. This could be associated to lack of awareness and inadequate health-care facilities such as skilled personnel, infrastructure and access to medicines and emergency care when needed. Continue reading