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Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi
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Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi

KARACHI- As many as 22,982 dog bite cases have been reported throughout Karachi in 2017; however Sindh Health Department has failed to establish vaccination centres in district health facilities. The dog bite cases have been reported in Rabies Centre Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Anti-Rabies Clinic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Rabies Prevention Center Indus Hospital,…

Hepatitis C patients suffer as no drugs available at Hepatitis Centres
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Hepatitis C patients suffer as no drugs available at Hepatitis Centres

KARACHI-The newly registered Hepatitis C  patients in Sindh province have been deprived of life-saving drugs since three months as Sindh Health Department has failed to purchase medicines for patients suffering this chronic disease, it was recently learned. The Hepatitis Prevention & Control Program, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) has been facing acute shortage of drugs since…

Breast Cancer Units to Be Made Operational In Sindh Soon
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Breast Cancer Units to Be Made Operational In Sindh Soon

KARACHI – Minister for Health Sindh, Dr Sikandar Mandhro, said that breast cancer units would be made functional in six districts of Sindh province very soon as mammography machines have already been acquired for this purpose. He said breast cancer can be detected through mammography machines at primary stages and there are 100 per cent chances of…

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council is dissolved
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Pakistan Medical and Dental Council is dissolved

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court dissolved the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PMDC) governing body. PMDC regulates medical educational institutes across Pakistan. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three-member bench hearing a case regarding the functioning of the council. He has also ordered the formation of an interim committee which is to…

BEWARE: Carrying Medicines to UAE Can Get You Arrested
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BEWARE: Carrying Medicines to UAE Can Get You Arrested

A British man, 61-year-old Perry Coppins, was detained in Dubai after he was arrested for carrying anti-anxiety medications through customs. He was put in jail for five weeks while awaiting his first trial, and faces a potential four-year jail sentence. The story has highlighted the need for extra vigilance when travelling to the United Arab Emirates…

PMA and PDA praise Health Dept for doctors’ promotions
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PMA and PDA praise Health Dept for doctors’ promotions

KARACHI-Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) praises the Sindh Health Department for doing a commendable job regarding the promotions of doctors of Sindh under four-tier and three-tier formula under the decision of Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. According to a statement issued by PMA, Health Secretary Sindh Dr Fazlullah Pechuho appeared in the Supreme Court Karachi Registry, and…

Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic
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Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic

KARACHI – With the advancements in the lanes of dentistry, the costs of dental treatments are increasing day by day and it becomes fairly impossible for a common person to afford such expensive procedures. Free dental camp is a blessing for people who cannot afford dental procedures or are reluctant to pay due to lack…

Civil Hospital OPDs to remain open at night as well
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Civil Hospital OPDs to remain open at night as well

KARACHI- Sindh Government is starting evening OPD services at Sindh’s largest teaching hospital, known as, Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK). The CHK administration has finalized all arrangements to launch second shift OPD services in institution on the directives of Secretary Health Sindh Dr Fazlullah Pechuho. Similarly, first evening OPD in Sindh Government Hospital Korangi…

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