PHARMACEUTICAL REVIEW

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Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs) Offered Scholarships the Academic Year 2011-2012

Here are the Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses that will be offering scholarships starting in the academic year 2011-2012. Masters courses marked were selected in 2010 and will be offering scholarships for the first time in 2011-2012. Students or scholars should contact the consortium offering the Masters Course for more information on courses and application procedures. Note that some websites for newly-selected projects are under construction. Find here the complete list of Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs) and the lists by categories (Note: some courses appear in more than one category) • List of all Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs) • Agriculture and Veterinary • Engineering, Manufacture and Construction • Health and Welfare • Humanities and Arts • Science, Mathematics and Computing • Social Sciences, Business and Law

Health and Welfare

Title of Masters Course Project Description Course Website AFEPA – European Master in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis http://www.uclouvain.be/afepa bhealth – BioHealth Computing EM http://biohealth-computing.org/ CEMACUBE – Common European Master’s course in Biomedical Engineering http://www.biomedicaltechnology.eu ECOHYD – Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Ecohydrology http://www.ecohyd.org EMCL – European Masters in Clinical Linguistics http://www.emcl-mundus.com EMFOL – Food of Life http://www.foodoflife.eu EMSEP – European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology http://www.jyu.fi/emsep EMMEP – Erasmus Mundus Minerals and Environmental Programme http://www.emmep.org/ EUROAQUAE – Euro Hydroinformatics and Water Management http://www.euroaquae.org EUROPUBHEALTH – European Public Health Master http://www.europubhealth.org/ FloodR – Flood Risk Management (FloodRisk) http://www.unesco-ihe.org/ floodriskmaster GEM – Master of Science course in Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management http://www.gem-msc.org IMACS – International Master in Advanced Clay Science http://www.master-imacs.org IMETE – International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering http://www.imete.ugent.be IMRD – International Master of Science in Rural Development http://www.imrd.ugent.be MESPOM – Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management http://www.mespom.eu MBIO – Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics http://www.masterbioethics.org/ MScGT – Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies http://geotech.uni-muenster.de NEURASMUS – A European Master in Neuroscience: Advanced Courses and Research Training http://www.enc-network.eu/joint-master-degree-2 SUTROFOR – Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Sustainable Tropical Forestry http://www.sutrofor.net/eng/Home/ home_7_26.html tropEd – European Master in International Health


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Situation Vacant at the University of Baluchistan, Quetta, Directorate, Human Resource, Baluchistan, Pakistan

University of Baluchistan is hiring academically strong candidates to improve its faculty position. The candidates having potential and fulfilling requirements are encouraged to apply against the vacancies on the need basis in different departments.

  Faculty Positions Under BPS

 Post of Professor

Biochemistry (Bio-organic / Bio-analytical / Molecular Biology), Chemistry (Analytical),   International Relations, Management Science, Pashto, Persian, Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), Political Science, Psychology, Urdu, Zoology.

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field.

Experience: 15 years teaching / research in HEC recognized University or a Post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization.  Or 08 years post-Ph.D. teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or Professional experience the relevant field in a National or International organization.

Minimum No. Of Publications: 15 research publications (with at least 5 publications in the last 5 years), in HEC recognized journals.

 2. Post of Associate Professor

Balochi, Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Management Sciences, Pashto, Persian, Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), Statistics, Urdu, Zoology, Islamiat.

Minimum Qualification:Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field.

Experience. 10 years teaching / research in HEC recognized University or a Post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization. Or 04 years post-Ph.D. teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or Professional experience the relevant field in a National or International organization. 

Minimum No. Of Publications. 10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in the last 5 years), in HEC recognized journals.

 3. Post of Assistant Professor

Balochi, Biochemistry, Botany, Brahvi, CASVAB, Chemistry, Gender Development Studies, Islamiat, Management Sciences, Persian, Social Work, Sociology, Zoology.

Minimum Qualification.  Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field.

No experience required. or Minimum Qualification.Master Degree (Foreign) OR M.Phil (Pakistan) OR equivalent degrees awarded after 18 years of education as determined by the HEC in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University / Institution. 

Experience.4 years teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a Post-graduation Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization.

 Post of Assistant Professor Computer Science

Minimum Qualification: First Class Master Degree in Computer Science till 2010. After 2010, 30% should be Ph.D,s , after 2012, 60% should be Ph.D,s after 2015, 100% should be Ph.D,s from an HEC recognized University/Institution.

 Experience; 2-years teaching experience in a recognized Institution/University/College or 2 Years experience Professional in the relevant field in an International or National organization.

Or Minimum Qualification; Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field with no experience.

 Post of Assistant Professor Law

Criteria-A: Minimum Qualification. Ph.D. from an HEC recognized Institution in the relevant field with no experience. Or Minimum Qualification

LL.M,J.D. or equivalent degree in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution.

Experience; 4 years teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a Post-graduation Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization.

Criteria-B; Minimum Qualification. LL.B degree(First Class) from HEC recognized University/Institution.

Experience; 6 years teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a Post-graduation Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization.

 4. Post of Lecturer

International Relations, Microbiology, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Gender Development Studies, Law, Management Sciences. (MBA/MPA), Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Science, Fine Arts.

Eligibility Criteria: The candidates must have First Class Master’s degree or equivalent awarded after 16 years of education in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution. The candidates must not have third division in his / her academic career.

Eligibility Criteria Lecturer Lawl; The candidates must have LL.B First Class in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution with no third division in academic career.

Eligibility Criteria Lecturer Fine Arts; The candidates must have First Professional degree (4 years minimum, First Division)   from HEC recognized University/Institution with no third division in academic career.

Eligibility Criteria Lecturer Computer Science; The candidates must have Master’s Degree/BSc.(Engr.) First Class  in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution with no third division in academic career.

Note: The condition of no 3rd division in academic career shall not be applicable for appointment as lecturer provided that the candidate holds higher degree viz. M.Phil / Ph.D or equivalent degree but with only one 3rd division in the entire academic career.

Further, the candidate with 2nd Division in the Master’s degree but holding higher degree i-e M.Phil / Ph.D or equivalent degree with 18 years of education could be considered.

Fresh Ph.D degree holders can apply for post of Assistant Professor under Tenure Track System.

*Candidates already applied for the above positions in the previous advertisement need not to apply again.

 Additional Requirements for all Posts

a. Candidates all over Pakistan are eligible to apply. b. Interested individuals who meet the criteria can obtain Application Form from the Office of the Assistant Director (Recruitment), either personally or by sending self addressed envelops bearing Rs.5/- Postage stamp. The Bank Draft / Bank Challan in Habib Bank, University Branch of Rs. 500/- in favor of the Treasurer, University of Balochistan must be deposited for each application form. Candidates outside Pakistan may apply on plain paper giving full bio-data and curriculum vitae.

c. Application forms can be downloaded from the website of the University of Balochistan http://www.uob.edu.pk/employmentform.pdf  d. All candidates are required to attach curriculum vitae, 4 recent photographs, list of publications, attested copies of all the educational degrees and other testimonials with the application. e. Experience Certificates as per CV must be attached with the application form. f. Applicants already in service should apply through proper channel along with NOC issued by their parent departments by due date otherwise their applications will not be entertained. g. Candidates applying for the posts of Professor and Associate Professor should submit 4 sets of all required documents. h. Incomplete applications or received after the due date or not fulfilling the minimum criteria would not be entertained in any case. i. Test and interview will be held in University of Balochistan Quetta and no T.A/D.A is admissible. j. Maximum age for the post of lecturer is 35 years. k. Canvassing in any manner or form will disqualify the candidates. l. The Competent Authority of the University reserves the right of canceling any or all of the above positions without any reasons. m. Applications may be delivered personally or by post to the Assistant Director (Recruitment) within due dates: Last date for the Post of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor is 05th March 2011. n. For more information the Directorate of HR of the University can be contacted during office hours. Phone No. 081-9211287.

Note: Errors and Omissions are liable to be rectified by institution. 

 For information visit our website: www.uob.edu.pk, D.G Administration & Human Resource

University of Balochistan, Sariab Road  Quetta. Tel: 081-9211287, Fax: 081-9211277


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Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program

Islamabad (Ahmad Saeed Mlik). Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program The Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in 27 academic institutions located in 10 countries within the Region. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. http://www.adb.org/JSP/default.asp


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3-Day Workshop on Frontiers in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology; March 28 – 30, 2011. Last Date for Registration February 28, 2011

Molecular biology is the branch of biology that deals with the nature of biological phenomena at the molecular level. It is primarily concerned with understanding and the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interactions between the different types of DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis as well as learning how these interactions are regulated. This field overlaps with other areas of biology and chemistry, particularly genetics and biochemistry. Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields. It encompasses a wide range of procedures for modifying living organisms according to human needs and draws on the pure biological sciences including genetics, microbiology, animal cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology and cell biology. In many instances, it also depends on the knowledge and methods from outside the sphere of biology such as chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering, information technology, biorobotics. Targeted Participants Young biological researchers & post graduate scholars from public & private sectors universities actively involved in biological and medical research. Selection of the Participants The relevance of the applicant’s current job to the workshop will be the sole criteria for selection. The intending participants are required to apply through their respective institutions. Travel and Local Hospitality The participants are required to arrange their own travel costs. However, COMSTECH will provide local hospitality including meal and accommodation to the selected participants only. Application There is no registration fee for participation in the workshop. To download application form browse the web or send your application form to Ms. Hanifa Beg along with recommendation letter/NOC by fax to +92-51-9205264 or email hanifa@comstech.org or comstech@comstech.org not later than February 28th, 2011. Enquiries Hanifa Beg, Program Manager, Tel: +92-51-9220681-3, Fax: +92-51-9205264, +92-51-9220265 Email: hanifa@comstech.org; comstech@comstech.org


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The Lemon; Miraculous Product to Kill Cancer Cells; Report of Institute of Health Sciences, Charles Street Baltimore, USA

Islamabad (Hafiz M. Bilal; University of Lahore, Islamabad). The lemon possess surprising benefits. Institute of Health Sciences, 819 N. L.L.C. Charles Street Baltimore , MD 1201 reported this latest investigation in medicine and its effect against cancer chemotherapy. It is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells. It is 10,000 times more effective in different perspective than chemotherapeutic agents. Why do we not know about that? Because there are laboratories interested in making a synthetic version that will bring them huge profits. You can now help a friend in need by letting him/her know that lemon juice is beneficial in preventing the disease. Its taste is pleasant and it does not produce the horrific effects of chemotherapy. How many people will die while this closely guarded secret is kept, so as not to jeopardize the beneficial multimillionaires large corporations? As you know, the lemon tree is known for its varieties of lemons and limes. You can eat the fruit in different ways: you can eat the pulp, juice press, prepare drinks, sorbets, pastries, etc… It is credited with many virtues, but the most interesting is the effect it produces on cysts and tumors. This plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types. Some say it is very useful in all variants of cancer. It is considered also as an anti microbial spectrum against bacterial infections and fungi, effective against internal parasites and worms, it regulates blood pressure which is too high and an antidepressant, combats stress and nervous disorders.

The source of this information is fascinating: it comes from one of the largest drug manufacturers in the world, says that after more than 20 laboratory tests since 1970, the extracts revealed that: It destroys the malignant cells in 12 cancers, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas … The compounds of this tree showed 10,000 times better than the product Adriamycin, a drug normally used chemotherapeutic in the world, slowing the growth of cancer cells. And what is even more astonishing: this type of therapy with lemon extract only destroys malignant cancer cells and it does not affect healthy cells.


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Canadian Immiration; Procedure & Case Filing

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Islamabad (Pharamceutical Review; www.pharmareview.wordpress.com). Immigrating to Canada permanently is an exciting opportunity. However, there are several things you should consider before you apply to be a permanent resident; evaluate your potential, skills and risks, choose the category, evaluate the personal, social and ideological factors. There are six categories to enter into Canada; visit, work, study, immigration, refugee and illegal invasion. The most respectable way to get the permanent status in Canada also comprised of six categories; skilled worker class and professionals, Skilled worker and professionals, Quebec settled skilled workers, Canadian experience class, Investors, enterpreurs and self employed people, Provincial nominees, and family sponsoring programs.

 Skilled worker and professionals; For people who want to settle and work in Canada (outside of Quebec), Quebec settled skilled workers; For people selected by the Quebec government to settle and work in Quebec, Canadian experience class; For people who have recent Canadian work experience or have graduated and recently worked in Canada, Investors, enterpreurs and self employed people; For people who want to start a business in Canada, Provincial nominees; One of Canada’s provinces or territories can nominate you to settle and work there and sponsoring your family; How to sponsor a family member to join you here if you are a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen


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One day “Pharmacy Career Guidance Workshop” organized by Pharmacist Federation Pakistan at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Islamabad (Pharmaceutical Review; http://www.pharmareview.wordpress.com). One day “Pharmacy Career Guidance Workshop” organized by Pharmacist Federation Pakistan on February 22, 2011 (Tuesday) at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Riphah International University, 7th Avenue G/7-4, Islamabad, Pakistan. The program was hosted by Prof. Dr. G.A Miana Rector: Riphah International University, Islamabad, Dr. Taha Nazir Associate Dean: University of Lahore, Islamabad, Prof. Iftikhar Hussain Shah Riphah International University, Islamabad, Dr. Syed Muzzamil Masood Zaidi President: Pharmacist Federation Pakistan, Islamabad, Iradat Hussain President; Pharmacist Federation Pakistan, Rawalpindi, and Dr. Fawad Ali Bungush General Secretary; Pharmacist Federation Pakistan, Islamabad. This was an excellent opportunity for new graduates to learn about higher studies, immigration and employment in academics, research, industries, hospitals and community pharmacy. The workshop started at about 11:30 am with the recitation of holy Quran followed by Naat-e-Rasool. The chief guest of this program Mr. Ansar Ahmad Shaikh Drug Controller, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan has excused to join because of overwhelming work load and provided the replacement Dr. Masood-Ur-Rehman Deputy Director General Health, Government of Pakistan. Muhammad Tahir Khan Patron Pharmacist Federation Pakistan has presided the workshop. Prestigious speakers share their valuable experiences regarding career guidance after the welcome address as under;

1 Prof. Dr. Karamat Javed Associate Professor, Riphah International University; Professional basis of career building.

2 Dr.Taha Nazir; International professional opportunities and guidance;

Prof. Dr. Shaheena Associate Professor, Riphah International University; Ethical grounds of Career planning.

3 Muhammad Akhtar Abbas Deputy Drug Controller; Pharmacist licensure opportunity abroad.

4 Asmat Ali Gill hospital pharmacist, Valley clinic Pharmacy, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi; Profession tips for good career planning,

The general speakers Prof. Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Dr. Masood-ur-Rehman and Muhammad Tahir Khan have also shared their experiences. The organizers of workshop; pharmacist Federation of Pakistan and Riphah International University has also committed to issue the certificates to participants pharmacist. Before the formal closing; the speakers, organizers and guests were awarded the souvenirs followed by casual refreshment.