National News, News / October 18, 2018 Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away

MN Report: Jawed Akhai, Chairman at Martin Dow, passed away in France, while under treatment. Akhai was a prominent Pakistani businessman in the pharmaceutical sector, with a family background in pharmaceutical business of over five decades. Besides being the chairman at Martin Dow, Akhai held many prominent positions with several renowned associations, namely Director of...

News, Regional News / October 18, 2018 Polio Case Reported in Karachi; Health Officials take Charge

KARACHI- After a span of 11 months, the city of Karachi witnessed its first Polio case, alarming the health authorities of the city, who are still unclear regarding the return of the crippling virus. A 42-month-old girl Salama D/o of Gul Ahmed, residing in Union Council-4 Gadap, contracted polio virus. The National Institute of Health,...

News / October 17, 2018 Dengue Claims Another Life in Karachi

KARACHI- This year’s second death from dengue fever was recently reported at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), where a 60-year old man succumbed to the deadly virus. The 60-year old man, Muhammad Khalil s/o Muhammad Shakil, resident of North Karachi, was brought to Aga Khan Hospital on October 11th ‘2018, and died on same day. As...

International News, News / October 17, 2018 Exports of Medical Equipment to Rise 10-fold

MN REPORT TEHRAN- As reported by IRNA, the consultant to Iran’s Health and Medical Education Minister announced that the country planned on increasing its exports of medical equipment up to ten times, to hit $240 million by the end of the present Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019). Making remarks at the inauguration ceremony of...

National News, News / October 17, 2018 Experts Say, High Uric Acid Leads to Cardiovascular Ailments, CKD, Metabolic Syndrome

MN REPORT KARACHI- The 3rd International Hyperuricemia Summit was organized by the Hyperuricemic Advisory Council, an advisory body comprising of leading urologists, diabetologists, professors of medicine and endocrinology. This council has been striving to spread awareness amongst general public regarding the dangers of elevated levels of uric acid in the human body. Eminent Irish Kidney Specialist,...

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Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away

MN Report: Jawed Akhai, Chairman at Martin Dow, passed away in France, while under treatment. Akhai was a prominent Pakistani businessman in the pharmaceutical sector, with a family background in pharmaceutical business of over five decades. Besides being the chairman at Martin Dow, Akhai held many prominent positions with several renowned associations, namely Director of...

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Polio Case Reported in Karachi; Health Officials take Charge

KARACHI- After a span of 11 months, the city of Karachi witnessed its first Polio case, alarming the health authorities of the city, who are still unclear regarding the return of the crippling virus. A 42-month-old girl Salama D/o of Gul Ahmed, residing in Union Council-4 Gadap, contracted polio virus. The National Institute of Health,...

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Say No to Quackery with SHCC – App launched

Karachi: The Sindh Healthcare Commission, an autonomous regulatory authority to ensure quality of 0healthcare in the province has launched a mobile based application to fight the menace of quackery in collaboration with Authentik, announced by the commission’s chairperson, Prof Dr Tipu Sultan at a press conference today. The press conference was attended by the chairman...

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Admissions in Private Medical & Dental Colleges Begin, Peshawar

MN REPORT PESHAWAR: Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, being the admitting university for all public and private medical and dental colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as per newly promulgated PM&DC’s  “MBBS & BDS (admission, house job & internship) regulations, 2018”,  has started its centralised admission process in all private sector medical and dental colleges of KP...
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