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Int’l Conference on ‘Robotic Urological Surgery’ At SIUT
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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…

Free Eye Camp at PEBS
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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…

“It’s a Matter of Breath & Death”
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“It’s a Matter of Breath & Death”

COPD Day at Murshid Hospital KARACHI – “Tobacco smoking, biomass fuels and air pollution are the reason behind increasing incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a disease which progressively makes the sufferer breathless.” This was said by Dr. Zafaryab Hussain, Pulmonologist, Murshid Hospital, and Head of Department Pulmonology, Baqai Medical University. World COPD Day…

GS1 Organizes Industry Standards Workshop
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GS1 Organizes Industry Standards Workshop

KARACHI: A seminar and training workshop for the industrial sector was recently organized by GS1 Pakistan in the wake of the latest directives from the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP). The objective of the course was to provide the industry personnel with an insight about the application and implementation of GS1 standards in a…

Unsafe Disposal of Hospital Wastage Spreads Deadly Diseases
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Unsafe Disposal of Hospital Wastage Spreads Deadly Diseases

Karachi – “Unsafe disposal of hospital wastage is the key to the spread of deadly diseases.” This was stated by Dr Shugufta Shafi, Associate Prof of Medicine at Hamdard Hospital Karachi. She was speaking at the health awareness session of Savior Club on Jimmy’s massage “Don’t Prick IV bottle, It Can Spread Hepatitis” in Karachi….

Global Hand Washing Day Observed at SIUT
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Global Hand Washing Day Observed at SIUT

KARACHI- As a part of creating awareness about overall hygiene the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) observed the World Hand Washing Day. Hand Washing Day is organized the world over on October 15th with an aim to motivate the public and inform them about the benefits of hand washing in order to combat a number of diseases particularly…

Speakers Highlight Lack of Awareness About Autism in Pakistan
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Speakers Highlight Lack of Awareness About Autism in Pakistan

KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) said that there was not much awareness about autism in Pakistan. “It is the third most common developmental disorder in the world. However, incidence rates for Autism in Pakistan are still not available, as we still consider only four disabilities by law i.e. physical, hearing, visual impairment and intellectual disability. However, there are more…

Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future
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Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future

LAHORE – Like other parts of the globe, World Osteoporosis Day was observed across the country including Lahore on 20th October 2017 for raising awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone related issues. This year’s theme is “Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future”. Various programs and events are organised…

JPMC Observes Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases
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JPMC Observes Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases

PESHAWAR: Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Karachi, arranged the 12th annual surgical week for colorectal diseases, which concluded at the Khyber Teaching Hospital. During the week, the doctors attended live conference from Karachi of the guests from Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, University of Turin & Sassari, Italy and Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust, England, according…

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