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Austerity Drive; PMDC Stopped from Visiting QMUL, UK
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Austerity Drive; PMDC Stopped from Visiting QMUL, UK

Islamabad- The Ministry of National Health Service has barred the PMDC delegation from travelling to UK on public expense. A PMDC delegation comprised of four candidates was to visit the Queen Mary University London, out of which two delegates were to travel on expenses borne by the council. After learning of this plan, the NHS Ministry…

Sindh’s Hospitals Striked By Shortage of Life Saving Drugs
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Sindh’s Hospitals Striked By Shortage of Life Saving Drugs

KARACHI– According to sources, the Health Department of Sindh failed to purchase life-saving medicines through its Centralized Procurement Committee for health facilities of the province of Sindh. This news surfaced as the stock of drugs almost ended in all hospitals of Sindh, putting thousands of lives at stake. All major hospitals of  Karachi, including Dr….

Post For New Director Of Health Services Fulfilled
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Post For New Director Of Health Services Fulfilled

KARACHI: Former Senior Medical Officer, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mahar has recently been posted as the new Director Health Services, Karachi. According to the notification issued by the Services General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mahar, Senior Medical Officer (BS-20), Health Department, is posted as the Director of Health Services, with immediate effect…

KCR Strategizes to Restrict Cancer Spread
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KCR Strategizes to Restrict Cancer Spread

KARACHI- In order to control the increasing prevalence of cancer, the Karachi Cancer Registry (KCR) has been launched to collect data of various cancer patients, and device a comprehensive strategy to reduce the number of cases. While addressing a press conference, the Patron Karachi Cancer Registry, Dr. Huma Qureshi discussed about the increasing cases of…

PMA Expresses Concern Over the Rise in Congo Cases
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PMA Expresses Concern Over the Rise in Congo Cases

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expresses its concern about the increasing number of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases,  across Pakistan. The number of cases have a high probability of further increasing, as Eid-ul-Azha is around the corner and people are frequently getting in contact with sacrificial animals, putting themselves at risk. Secretary General, PMA (Centre),…

JPMC Offers Financial Help For Construction Of New Dams
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JPMC Offers Financial Help For Construction Of New Dams

KARACHI- In order to contribute to a good cause initiated by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) administration has decided to participate in the public cause of tackling water crisis by helping in building the Diamer-Basha-Mohmand Dam. Executive Director, JPMC,  Dr. Seemin Jamali, wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary of…

Isolation Wards Established In KMC Hospitals
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Isolation Wards Established In KMC Hospitals

KARACHI- Medical and Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has established Isolation Wards in four major health facilities of KMC, to provide treatment for suspected Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases during Eid ul Azha. Senior Director, Medical  and Health Services, KMC, Dr. Birbal Genani stated that, the isolation wards have been setup in…

CM Orders Upgradation of Taluka Hospitals To DHQ
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CM Orders Upgradation of Taluka Hospitals To DHQ

KARACHI, SINDH- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, directed the Health Department to complete the upgradation of 13 Taluka hospitals to District Headquarter hospitals (DHQs) by December 2018, and created a separate allowance for doctors serving in remote areas. He also discussed regarding the outcome of his previous health department related decisions. He stressed…

Active Implementation of Sindh Mental Health Act 2015; “Healthy Minds Produce A Healthy Society” -Vice Chancellor, SMBBMU
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Active Implementation of Sindh Mental Health Act 2015; “Healthy Minds Produce A Healthy Society” -Vice Chancellor, SMBBMU

LARKANA- Vice Chancellor, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU), Larkana, addressed a seminar based upon the importance of Sindh’s Mental Health Act 2015, by stating, “Healthy minds always produce a healthy society, and psychology is a very important department, but is neglected.” As per the implementation of this Act, people suffering from psychological disorders…

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