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Seminar on “Pulmonology updates” held at BUH

MN Report KARACHI – Baqai Medical University’s assistant professor and consultant chest physician Dr. Zafaryab Hussain said here that the cause of allergic Rhinitis and Asthma, which are common in the community and affecting 20 per cent adult and 30pc children population, is allergy and their treatment is also the same. “Inhaled corticosteroids and bronchodilators…

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Govt urged to ensure availability of anti-TB drugs

MN Report KARACHI – Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the biggest health problems of the developing countries with a significant population being affected by this infectious and debilitating disease. Moreover, over nine million new cases are reported annually worldwide with a mortality rate of 1.5 million each year, while in Pakistan more than 0.5m patients…

Services of Prof Ganatra lauded
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Services of Prof Ganatra lauded

MN Report KARACHI – Plastic Surgery department of Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) organized a farewell party in honour of its outgoing head, prominent Plastic Surgeon Prof Muhammad Ashraf Ganatra, at the hospital’s OT Complex. Renowned Plastic Surgeon Dr Tahir Sheikh was chief guest on the occasion while those who attended the ceremony included Prof Qamar,…

Women urged to undergo regular medical checkups
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Women urged to undergo regular medical checkups

MN Report KARACHI – Speakers at a seminar stressed the need for undergoing regular checkups, saying certain changes in lifestyle could prevent major health issues affecting women’s life, especially in the form of osteoporosis, breast cancer, and reproductive health problems. They were speaking at the fourth annual public awareness seminar on women health issues held…

PMA Marathon-2016 held
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PMA Marathon-2016 held

MN Report Karachi: Muhammd Amjad, Shahbaz Ahmed and Muhammad Zada clinched the first, second and third position, respectively, in the 27th PMA Karachi City Marathon 2016 held here under the aegis of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA).  According to PMA Karachi chapter’s honorary general secretary Dr Ahmed Bhimani, people belonging to different walks of life participated in the…

POB Fundraiser in Karachi
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POB Fundraiser in Karachi

Karachi: The Board Members & Trustees of Prevention of Blindness Trust (POB) Karachi organized a fund raiser in collaboration with Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) and Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) at a local hotel. Prevention of Blindness Trust was established in July, 2007 as a leading volunteer eye care organization with the…

14th Int’l Statistical Sciences’ moot begins on Monday
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14th Int’l Statistical Sciences’ moot begins on Monday

By Our Staff Reporter Karachi: Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) in collaboration with Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS) is organizing 14th International Conference of Statistical Sciences from March 14 to 16 at its campus.  This was announced at a news conference jointly addressed by Prof Zaman Shaikh, Prof Nazeer Khan and Dr Sheraz Shaikh…

Pakistan’s leading healthcare specialists assemble for the 3rd National Nutrition Conference
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Pakistan’s leading healthcare specialists assemble for the 3rd National Nutrition Conference

Islamabad: Nutri-Nation Y3 is the 3rd iteration of the National Nutrition Conference, a pioneering initiative by Abbott Nutrition Pakistan featuring the top 300 healthcare experts from across the nation, united to create a stronger, better nourished Pakistan. Nutri-Nation Y3 is the 3rd iteration of the National Nutrition Conference, a pioneering initiative by Abbott Nutrition Pakistan featuring…

DUHS Seminar – Dr Atta exhorts varsities  to facilitate research work
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DUHS Seminar – Dr Atta exhorts varsities to facilitate research work

By Our Staff Reporter Karachi: Renowned scientist and a former federal minister Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman said the four pillars of a country’s progress – high quality education, science & technology, innovation & entrepreneurship and good governance – offer quick and fair justice, besides allowing merit to prevail. He was speaking as the guest of honour at a…

FJDC & SMC win declamation contests
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FJDC & SMC win declamation contests

By Our Staff Reporter Karachi: Laraib Tahir of Fatima Jinnah Dental College won the English declamation contest held on the eight day of the ongoing students’ week of Jinnah Sindh Medical University. However, the second and third positions in the contest were clinched by the students of Sindh Medical College – Komal Abbasi and Sana Zehra-,…

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