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Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away
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Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away

MN Report: Jawed Akhai, Chairman at Martin Dow, passed away in France, while under treatment. Akhai was a prominent Pakistani businessman in the pharmaceutical sector, with a family background in pharmaceutical business of over five decades. Besides being the chairman at Martin Dow, Akhai held many prominent positions with several renowned associations, namely Director of…

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Dengue Claims Another Life in Karachi

KARACHI- This year’s second death from dengue fever was recently reported at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), where a 60-year old man succumbed to the deadly virus. The 60-year old man, Muhammad Khalil s/o Muhammad Shakil, resident of North Karachi, was brought to Aga Khan Hospital on October 11th ‘2018, and died on same day. As…

Exports of Medical Equipment to Rise 10-fold
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Exports of Medical Equipment to Rise 10-fold

MN REPORT TEHRAN- As reported by IRNA, the consultant to Iran’s Health and Medical Education Minister announced that the country planned on increasing its exports of medical equipment up to ten times, to hit $240 million by the end of the present Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019). Making remarks at the inauguration ceremony of…

Experts Say, High Uric Acid Leads to Cardiovascular Ailments, CKD, Metabolic Syndrome
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Experts Say, High Uric Acid Leads to Cardiovascular Ailments, CKD, Metabolic Syndrome

MN REPORT KARACHI- The 3rd International Hyperuricemia Summit was organized by the Hyperuricemic Advisory Council, an advisory body comprising of leading urologists, diabetologists, professors of medicine and endocrinology. This council has been striving to spread awareness amongst general public regarding the dangers of elevated levels of uric acid in the human body. Eminent Irish Kidney Specialist,…

Government of Sindh Approves Health Allowances for NICVD’s Staff
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Government of Sindh Approves Health Allowances for NICVD’s Staff

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Health and Population, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, recently conducted the 5th Executive Committee Meeting of NICVD at her office. While presiding over the session, she stated that National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) had been providing excellent health services to cardiac patients, and had become an institution of great value. Additional Chief…

Health Experts Come Together to Discuss Civil Services Reforms in Sindh
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Health Experts Come Together to Discuss Civil Services Reforms in Sindh

KARACHI- The first consultative meeting of various Health experts with the Task Force was held today, at Sindh Secretariat, to discuss Civil Services Reforms and pointers regarding the restructuring of Sindh’s Health Sector. The Task Force was constituted upon the directives of Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali to bring about reforms within the health…

Azra Pechuho Inaugurates Measles Campaign in Sindh, Oct 15th
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Azra Pechuho Inaugurates Measles Campaign in Sindh, Oct 15th

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Health, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has inaugurated the measles campaign in Sindh, which will continue from 15th October to 27th October 2018. The inauguration ceremony was held at KMC Dispensary in Gizri, where the MinisterPechuho was joined by Secretary Health Dr Muhammad Usman Chachar, Project Director EPI Sindh Dr Zahoor Baloch,…

Measles Awareness Walk Held at Korangi
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Measles Awareness Walk Held at Korangi

KARACHI- Recently, a Measles Awareness Walk was held at Korangi, led by Project Director Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Sindh, Dr Zahoor Baloch, in order to create awareness in general public. The awareness walk was attended by Town Health Officer Shah Faisal Town Dr Ahmed Ali Shaikh, along with vaccinators, social mobilizers, lady health workers,…

Governor Sindh Assures DDC Protestors of Registration with PMDC
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Governor Sindh Assures DDC Protestors of Registration with PMDC

KARACHI-   Dow Dental College Graduates & Students Parents’ Action Committee, on Friday staged a protest demonstration at Expo Centre Karachi during the ‘4th All Pakistan DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition 2018’. The protestors demanded that Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) should register DDC. They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with different slogans like;…

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