quackery


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medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings

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the dishonesty of a charlatan

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It is necessary to increase the resources of the Public Healthcare Commission (PHC) so that they can eliminate quackery from society,' he added.
He said the exercise was a continuous process to ensure that quackery medical practice was reduced in the state to the barest minimum.
He said the aim of launching Sindh Health Care Commission is provide quality healthcare facilities to citizens of Sindh province and get rid of quackery.
In an ongoing crackdown against quackery, the Punjab Healthcare Commission has claimed to have closed down more than 6,000 fake treatment centres, hospitals, homoeopathic clinics and Hakeems since January 2015.
He demanded of the federal and provincial authorities concerned to educate people about the menace of quackery, increase the strength of qualified doctors in rural and urban slums and launch a crackdown on quacks to eliminate this menace from the society.
KOHAT -- Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kohat Sahibzada Najeebullah and AAC Revenue Kohat Tahir Ali Friday carried out a operation here against the quackery, spurious medicines, encroachments and price hike and sealed four dental clinics.
After an overview of MenckenAaAaAeAaAaAeAeAas career, writing, influences, the columns are grouped in thematic sections on topics such as the follies of American government and society, elections, religion, quackery, the vice crusade in Baltimore against prohibition and prostitution, and the Great War.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Assembly adopted two private members' resolutions on Tuesday, recommending the government to act against quackery and construct an overhead bridge in Bahawalpur.
Quacks and quackery has been flourishing in the country for the last over sixty years and by now they have emerged as a strong well-knit Mafia, developed into a Dinosaur and it requires concerted efforts of all of us to eliminate them.
But another Twitter user, Vaun Earl - believed to be Vaun Norman who lives on Teesside - responded to the tweet, saying "this sort of quackery should be illegal if it isn't already".
Vau, from north-east England, whose Twitter biography states that he has kidney cancer, replied: "This sort of quackery should be illegal if it isn't already.
While the rain lashed down outside, friends reunited Phil 'n' Holly ploughed through an all-too-familiar line-up of medical quackery, cooking, Gok's fashion, celebrity self-publicists and tedious showbiz twaddle.
Pseudoscientific beliefs and medical quackery is exceedingly pervasive in Pakistan, and a much prevalent phenomenon.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has entered a partnership with the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) to check quackery in the power sector.