world malaria day

World Malaria Day : Understanding Malaria

Malaria is a serious life-threatening parasitic disease caused by parasites known as Plasmodium vivax (P.vivax), Plasmodium falciparum (P.falciparum), Plasmodium malariae (P.malariae) and Plasmodium ovale (P.ovale). Its transmission takes place through the infective bite of Anopheles mosquito. Man develops this disease after 10–14 days of being bitten by an infective mosquito. Every year April 25 is…

World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week (March 6-12, 2016) : Be Informed, Be Safe Each year the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA) come together to raise awareness about Glaucoma across the world. This joint initiative of WGA and WGPA is marked as “World Glaucoma Week” which is observed from March 6-12 each…

Publication Writing: What Gets Accepted and What Gets Rejected?

What is a Publication? Publications are a healthcare solution which bridges communication of research conducted to the researchers around the world. To publish is to make content available to general public making use of text, images, or other audio-visual content. Publications include books, journals, magazines, newspapers, catalogues etc. A scientific publication is a written and…

Training And Development

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford The most important aspect of our lives and our work is “continuous learning”. Nobody in the world can stop a person who has willingness to…

Training&Development

‘Medical writing’ is a perfect amalgamation of science and art. As a medical writer, one has to maintain a good balance between the technicality of science and art of communicating with the readers via words. Other than the basic requisite of knowledge of therapeutic areas, and command over the language; medical writing requires an understanding…

#Biostatistics

Clinical studies are conducted to test the drugs and medical devices in humans before their approval and availability for the commercial market. To understand the results of clinical studies, clinical research professionals need to use statistical analysis. Biostatistics helps them to understand the different aspects of the study which enable to interpret the results of…

#PublicationEthics

Publishing the results of a study completes the research conducted. As mentioned by EH Miller, “If it was not published, it was not done”. Although there are numerous guidelines and checklists that one follows under the publication cycle, following publication ethics is of top priority. Every aspect of publishing a manuscript is guided by ethical…