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Dengue Continues…
Clinical, National News

Dengue Continues…

KARACHI- As many as eight more dengue fever cases were reported across the Karachi in a week, taking the reported cases toll to 115 in the city since 1st January 2018. As per weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 11 new dengue fever cases surfaced across the city…

Anti-Polio Drive Starts in Sindh Except Karachi
Clinical, National News

Anti-Polio Drive Starts in Sindh Except Karachi

KARACHI- Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh has launched in all districts of Sindh province except Karachi and will end on Feb 15. Approximately 6.3 million children would be administrated polio drops while 44,000 polio teams will take part in four-day campaign. The campaign in Karachi would start from February 19 and will continue…

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Program
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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Program

KARACHI- Neurology Awareness & Research Foundation (NARF) and Movement Disorders Society Pakistan (MDSP) have produced a series of video programs about Parkinson’s disease for public awareness. A ceremony to launch this series of video awareness program on CD will be held on February 14, 2018 here at a local hotel. Event will be addressed by President NARF Prof Muhammad Wasay,…

Pakistan Launches Hepatitis Awareness Program
Clinical, Regional News

Pakistan Launches Hepatitis Awareness Program

The initiative was taken by the Punjab Hepatitis Control Programme in collaboration with Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Centre. An awareness program for prevention, control and registration of hepatitis patients in the Punjab district, Pakistan was recently initiated by the Punjab Hepatitis Control Programme in collaboration with Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and…

Maternal, Neonatal Mortality Rate Reducing in Sindh
Clinical, News, Regional News, Technology

Maternal, Neonatal Mortality Rate Reducing in Sindh

KARACHI- Health Experts said that unassisted deliveries at homes, excessive bleeding during childbirth, delay in reaching healthcare facilities to prevent blood loss, unavailability of trained CMWs, and LHWs during childbirth and infections were some of the major reasons behind high maternal mortality in Sindh, which were tackled through capacity building of staff and now situation…

OT Services Suspended at Lyari Hospital Since Three Days
Clinical, National News

OT Services Suspended at Lyari Hospital Since Three Days

KARACHI – Operation Theater at Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital, Karachi was not functioning since three days, compiled administration to postpone schedule surgeries. Sources at Lyari General Hospital told OT services have been remained suspend in third day due to the unavailability of water. The water pump motor was lying out of order since three…

This Doctor Uses Snapchat to Provide Medical Training
Clinical

This Doctor Uses Snapchat to Provide Medical Training

Shafi Ahmed puts on a pair of digital sunglasses and explains how the tiny lenses built into its black plastic frame, which can capture high-resolution images, are transforming how doctors get trained in operating rooms. The British colorectal surgeon used Snap Inc.’s high-tech spectacles a year ago to walk rookie physicians and millions of curious…

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