Clinical

Blood Bank Sealed over Irregularities in Karachi
Clinical, National News

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…

Lady Doctors Promoted
Clinical, National News

Lady Doctors Promoted

KARACHI-  As many as 329 lady doctors have been promoted in next grades by Provincial (Sindh) Selection Board-II. According to the notification of Sindh Services, General Administration and Coordination Department, on the recommendations of the Provincial Selection Board No. II and with the approval of the competent authority/Chief Minister Sindh, 329 general cadre doctors (female…

Hepatitis Centres in Sindh without Medicines
Clinical, National News

Hepatitis Centres in Sindh without Medicines

KARACHI- More than 10,000 newly registered Hepatitis B & C patients have continued to suffer as no medicines are available at Hepatitis Centres throughout the province despite the lapse of over three months. Sources at Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programme, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) informed that more than 10,000 newly registered hepatitis  B & C throughout…

Fundraising Drive for Heart Patients by Cyclists, Doctors and Philanthropists
Clinical, Colleges, Events, National News

Fundraising Drive for Heart Patients by Cyclists, Doctors and Philanthropists

Karachi- The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) partnered with Critical Mass Karachi (CMK), a community of cyclists, to launch a special fund for underserved adult cardiology patients, with a Ride for a Healthy Heart. Over 100 members of CMK participated, cycling from Delawalla in Clifton to the Sports and Rehabilitation Centre at the Aga Khan…

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
Clinical, Events, National News

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…

1 2 3 4 5 6

Medical News is the only periodical in Pakistan which has 3 simultaneous editions from Karachi, Islamabad and online.

Latest E-Paper
Like Us On Facebook
Twitter