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AKU Takes Lead In Malnutrition Imaging Device
Clinical, Colleges, National News

AKU Takes Lead In Malnutrition Imaging Device

KARACHI- Aga Khan University (AKU) researchers have partnered with faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, to test a novel pill-shaped imaging device that can offer a low-cost and non-invasive method to understand the causes of malnutrition in children. This is the first-ever test outside the United States of this…

Oath Taking Ceremony PPA Centre Held
National News

Oath Taking Ceremony PPA Centre Held

KARACHI- Regional Drug Inspector, Karachi, Adnan Rizvi has been elected as Vice-President of Pakistan Pharmacists Association, Centre, for time period of 2018 to 2020.. The outgoing President of PPA, Centre, Syed Qalb eHasan Rizvi, took oath from newly elected  office-bearers of PPA. Chaudhary Mushtaq has been elected as President, PPA, Centre for 2018-20 time period,…

DUHS Organizes English Language Workshops
Colleges, National News

DUHS Organizes English Language Workshops

KARACHI- The Quality Enhancement Cell of Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) organized a series of workshops on English Language Proficiency, “English at the Workplace”, for the administrative staff of  DUHS at Professional Development Center Lecture Hall, Dow International Medical College, Ojha Campus. The program began in August, 2017 and consisted of 12 focused training…

Regional Blood Transfusion Center (RBTC), Sukkur Opening Soon
Clinical, Regional News

Regional Blood Transfusion Center (RBTC), Sukkur Opening Soon

Sukkur: The Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Sukkur, was constructed with financial and technical support German Government about one and half year ago. The centre is equipped with blood processing, screening, testing, component preparation and storage facilities. Chairman, Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be the chief guest on the opening ceremony while  Opposition Leader…

PMA Condole Death Of Asma Jahangir, Qazi Wajid.
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PMA Condole Death Of Asma Jahangir, Qazi Wajid.

KARACHI- The office-bearers of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre, condoled the sudden demise of two legendry personalities of Pakistan, a great human rights activist Asma Jehangir and renowned TV artist, Qazi Wajid. President, PMA,Centre, Dr Muhammad Ashraf Nizami, Secretary General Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad and other office bearers of PMA centre expressed deep sorrow over the…

Hunger Strike By Doctors Till Demands Are Met
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Hunger Strike By Doctors Till Demands Are Met

KARACHI- Secretary General, Pakistan Medical association Centre, Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad visited the hunger strike Camp of doctors at Karachi Press Club to show solidarity with the doctors on strike. PMA urges Sindh government to accept demands of doctors On this occasion, he said it is very unfortunate that the long standing problem of doctors of…

Mental Health Needs Awareness : Experts
National News

Mental Health Needs Awareness : Experts

KARACHI- President, Neurology Awareness & Research Foundation (NARF), Prof Dr Muhammad Wasay revealed that population of older than 50 years in the world is 1.5 billion, of which 10-15 percent is suffering from neurological diseases. Speaking at the CD launching ceremony containing 13 lectures by top health experts about Parkinson’s’ diseases in a local hotel,…

Paramedics Stage Protest At KPC
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Paramedics Stage Protest At KPC

KARACHI- The paramedical staff Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association (PPMSA), Sindh, staged protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club for acceptance of their demands. The paramedics from all over Sindh under the banner of PPMSA Sindh  gathered at KPC to record their protest and demanded for time-scale promotion, health professional allowance, services structure, implantation on sun-quota and others….

JPMC To Do Hepatitis Vaccination And Screening Test
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JPMC To Do Hepatitis Vaccination And Screening Test

KARACHI- Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programme, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) , in collaboration with Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) is going to arrange Hepatitis vaccination  and screening test for visitors on February 17, 2018. In-Charge Liver Clinic, JPMC, Dr Syed Masror Ahmed, said free screening and vaccination would be carried out of visitors on Saturday…

Incidence Of Cancer Rising In Children In Pakistan
Clinical, National News

Incidence Of Cancer Rising In Children In Pakistan

KARACHI- President, Child Aid Association (CAA) at National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Tariq Shafi urged the federal government to constitute a committee comprising of oncologists to investigate reason behind rise in cancer cases in children in Pakistan.  President CAA, Tariq Shafi said International Childhood Cancer Day is celebrated annually on 15 February to raise…

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