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Student’s Day At Riphah International University
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Student’s Day At Riphah International University

ISLAMABAD: Student Society of Excellence and Student Services Department, at Riphah International University organized a one-day student’s event to promote extra curricular activities. Students from various departments like, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences and Islamic International Dental College participated in the event, catered food stalls, displayed an art gallery, organized a painting competition and other sports…

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…

National Nutrition Survey to be Conducted
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National Nutrition Survey to be Conducted

KARACHI- A Country-wide survey to collect information on the nutritional status of women and children, food security and household water quality is about to begin under a joint collaboration between the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, the Aga Khan University and UNICEF. For the first time, the 2018 National Nutrition Survey (NNS)…

Fundraising Drive for Heart Patients by Cyclists, Doctors and Philanthropists
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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…

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,…

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…

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