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AKU Takes Lead In Malnutrition Imaging Device
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AKU Takes Lead In Malnutrition Imaging Device

KARACHI- Aga Khan University (AKU) researchers have partnered with faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, to test a novel pill-shaped imaging device that can offer a low-cost and non-invasive method to understand the causes of malnutrition in children. This is the first-ever test outside the United States of this…

Regional Blood Transfusion Center (RBTC), Sukkur Opening Soon
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Regional Blood Transfusion Center (RBTC), Sukkur Opening Soon

Sukkur: The Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Sukkur, was constructed with financial and technical support German Government about one and half year ago. The centre is equipped with blood processing, screening, testing, component preparation and storage facilities. Chairman, Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be the chief guest on the opening ceremony while  Opposition Leader…

Hunger Strike By Doctors Till Demands Are Met
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Hunger Strike By Doctors Till Demands Are Met

KARACHI- Secretary General, Pakistan Medical association Centre, Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad visited the hunger strike Camp of doctors at Karachi Press Club to show solidarity with the doctors on strike. PMA urges Sindh government to accept demands of doctors On this occasion, he said it is very unfortunate that the long standing problem of doctors of…

Paramedics Stage Protest At KPC
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Paramedics Stage Protest At KPC

KARACHI- The paramedical staff Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association (PPMSA), Sindh, staged protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club for acceptance of their demands. The paramedics from all over Sindh under the banner of PPMSA Sindh  gathered at KPC to record their protest and demanded for time-scale promotion, health professional allowance, services structure, implantation on sun-quota and others….

JPMC To Do Hepatitis Vaccination And Screening Test
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JPMC To Do Hepatitis Vaccination And Screening Test

KARACHI- Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programme, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) , in collaboration with Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) is going to arrange Hepatitis vaccination  and screening test for visitors on February 17, 2018. In-Charge Liver Clinic, JPMC, Dr Syed Masror Ahmed, said free screening and vaccination would be carried out of visitors on Saturday…

Incidence Of Cancer Rising In Children In Pakistan
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Incidence Of Cancer Rising In Children In Pakistan

KARACHI- President, Child Aid Association (CAA) at National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Tariq Shafi urged the federal government to constitute a committee comprising of oncologists to investigate reason behind rise in cancer cases in children in Pakistan.  President CAA, Tariq Shafi said International Childhood Cancer Day is celebrated annually on 15 February to raise…

Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money: A Conundrum
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Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money: A Conundrum

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan paid Rs.280 million from the public exchequer, senate committee was informed. The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services and Regulations (NHSR), met with Senator Sajjad Hussain Turi in the chair Status of implementation matters as recommendations issued by the committee during last 3 years and mechanism of…

Let Us Fight Against Thalassaemia Together: Reema Khan
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Let Us Fight Against Thalassaemia Together: Reema Khan

KARACHI- Renowned Lollywood Actress and Director Reema Khan said that fighting against thalassaemia is the responsibility of everyone in the society and media should launch an effective countrywide campaign to create awareness among masses about prevention of this disease. She was speaking to media during her visit to Thalassaemia Care Centre of Help International Welfare…

Malir Hospitals to get Six New Ambulances
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Malir Hospitals to get Six New Ambulances

KARACHI- Director Health Services, Karachi has decided to issue six new ambulance vans to District Malir’s health facilities to improve the quality and efficiency of service. The new ambulances would be handed over to health facilities of Ibrahim Hyderi, Gadap Town, Dumba Goth and Rehri Goth. The distribution ceremony of ambulance van would be held soon….

Blood Bank Sealed over Irregularities in Karachi
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Blood Bank Sealed over Irregularities in Karachi

KARACHI- Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA) has sealed blood bank over various irregularities. Senior Surveillance In-Charge, SBTA, Dr Durre Naz Jamal, along with her team has conducted a raid in blood bank established in private hospital where they were found expiry drips and blood bags while blood bank was being run without qualified pathologist and unscreened…

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