News / December 14, 2017 Why are four out of five thyroid patients women?

Public Awareness Seminar on Thyroid at University of Karachi KARACHI – Normal thyroid function is essential for health. A deficiency of thyroxine leads to slowing of all body processes and weight gain. Around 80 per cent of people suffering from thyroid problems are women. Thyroxine deficiency is easily treatable. Auto-immunity (a failure of the body’s...

News, Regional News / December 14, 2017 Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held...

News, Regional News / December 14, 2017 Karachi Still Not Free From Polio

KARACHI- A second polio case was surfaced in Gadap Town area of Karachi, increasing the tally of victim of the crippling disease to two in Sindh province this year. An official at the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh has confirmed the second case of polio in Karachi in 2017. A five-month old Zaibullah,...

News, Regional News / December 14, 2017 International Standard Blood Banks Lying Unused in Sindh

KARACHI- The Sindh Health Department has failed to operationalization four Regional Blood Transfusion Centers (RBTC) despite lapse of one and half year, it was learned via sources recently. The four regional blood banks had been constructed in Karachi, Jamshoro, Nawabshah and Sukkur with the financial assistance of German Development Bank, which were still non-functional despite...

National News, News / December 13, 2017 Chief Justice takes Suo Moto Notice of Exorbitant Fees Charges by Private Medical Colleges

ISLAMABAD – The Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken Suo Moto Notice on a news item containing the details that there is no uniform admission policy criterion for admission in private medical colleges. It was further alleged that exorbitant fee is being charged by private medical colleges. Students who...

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Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held...
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Private Colleges Seek Hearing on Fee Hike

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee’s opinion over fee hike is based on one sided information while the views of private colleges are missing that should be heard in the committee which would justify increase in admission fee, claim colleges. The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has proposed to increase the annual fees of medical college from Rs642,000...

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Milad Held at KMDC

KARACHI – Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) recently organized a Milad in the remembrance and love of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). The event was held in Ishtiaq Auditorium and began at midday. The Milad was graced with the presence of the renowned Islamic scholar, writer and orator of Ahle-Sunnat Wa Jamaa’at, Molana Kaukab Noorani Okarvi...
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