Events / January 17, 2018 Int’l Conference on ‘Robotic Urological Surgery’ At SIUT

KARACHI-A three-day international conference on “Robotic Surgery in the field of Urology” took place at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). Eminent surgeons from UK and Netherlands along with team of SIUT urologists are taking part in live operating sessions transmitted through real time video link at the conference. A number of lectures...

Events / January 17, 2018 Free Eye Camp at PEBS

KARACHI- A ten-member delegation of Chinese ophthalmologists/ eye surgeons and support staff arrived in Karachi to perform 500 cataract eye operations at Pakistan Eye Bank Society (PEBS) Hospital North Karachi from January 10, to January 24, 2018. Medical Director Pakistan Eye Bank Society, Hospital, Dr Qazi Wasiq, informed that under ‘Bright Journey Pakistan’ project, 500...

News, Regional News / January 17, 2018 Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi

KARACHI- As many as 22,982 dog bite cases have been reported throughout Karachi in 2017; however Sindh Health Department has failed to establish vaccination centres in district health facilities. The dog bite cases have been reported in Rabies Centre Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Anti-Rabies Clinic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Rabies Prevention Center Indus Hospital,...

Colleges / January 17, 2018 AKU Alumni Give Back Through Landmark Donation

KARACHI- Alumni and faculty members gathered to celebrate a landmark gift to the Aga Khan University (AKU): the MBBS Class of 1992’s additional gift of $250,000 to the endowment fund previously established in 2012 to celebrate their 20th graduation anniversary. The MBBS Class of 1992 Endowment Fund was established to support the Medical College in...

News, Regional News / January 17, 2018 Hepatitis C patients suffer as no drugs available at Hepatitis Centres

KARACHI-The newly registered Hepatitis C  patients in Sindh province have been deprived of life-saving drugs since three months as Sindh Health Department has failed to purchase medicines for patients suffering this chronic disease, it was recently learned. The Hepatitis Prevention & Control Program, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) has been facing acute shortage of drugs since...

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PMA Stresses on the Importance of Preventing Seasonal Influenza

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressed much concern about the deaths of 12 patients due to seasonal influenza in Multan and other parts of Punjab. This disease is caused by influenza virus. Fever, sour throat, flue, head ach, body ache, cough, may be productive, and upper respiratory tract infection are the symptoms of the disease. If...

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Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi

KARACHI- As many as 22,982 dog bite cases have been reported throughout Karachi in 2017; however Sindh Health Department has failed to establish vaccination centres in district health facilities. The dog bite cases have been reported in Rabies Centre Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Anti-Rabies Clinic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Rabies Prevention Center Indus Hospital,...

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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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AKU Alumni Give Back Through Landmark Donation

KARACHI- Alumni and faculty members gathered to celebrate a landmark gift to the Aga Khan University (AKU): the MBBS Class of 1992’s additional gift of $250,000 to the endowment fund previously established in 2012 to celebrate their 20th graduation anniversary. The MBBS Class of 1992 Endowment Fund was established to support the Medical College in...
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