December 2011, Volume 61, Issue 12

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Editorial

The challenge of emerging infectious diseases; high time for integrated global response

Saima Aziz Siddiqui

World Health Organization defined emerging infectious diseases (EID) as diseases of infectious origin whose incidence in humans has increased in the recent past or is threatened to increase in near future.1 These also include those infections which appear in

Role of pre-hospital care and ambulance services in Karachi

Syed Muhammad Baqir  , Kiran Ejaz

Injury accounts for 16% of the global burden of disease. As one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide, it overwhelmingly affects low and middle income countries.1,2 Evidence has shown that deaths are prevented and disability averted for

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