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PMA Expresses Concern on Failure of ‘Sindh Food Authority’

KARACHI –  Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi Sindh noted the failure of Sindh Food Authority in controlling the supply of unhygienic and substandard food items that are being served by several restaurant and catering companies.  General Secretary, PMA Karachi, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro in his statement said, “PMA Karachi is very much concerned about the quality…

Pneumonia Threat. Parents Urged to Vaccinate Children
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Pneumonia Threat. Parents Urged to Vaccinate Children

KARACHI- In light of World Pneumonia Day, which is marked on November 12th across the globe, eminent Pediatricians of our country have urged parents to get their children vaccinated against pneumonia, which is killing around 92,000 children under the age of five, every year. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory tract infection of lung tissue. When someone falls…

Federal Minister for National Health Services Meets PMA Delegation
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Federal Minister for National Health Services Meets PMA Delegation

KARACHI- A high level delegation of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently held a meeting, where they met with Federal Minister for National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, Mr Aamer Mehmood Kiani. The PMA’s delegation was comprised of President PMA Centre Dr Muhammad Ashraf Nizami, Former President Dr Azhar Khan Jadoon, Secretary General PMA Centre Dr SM…

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3 New Dispensaries to be Established in Karachi

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Labour and Human Resources and the Chairman of Governing Body of Sindh Employees Social Security Institution (SESSI), Mr Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, recently presided over an official meeting, held at SESSI’s head office in Karachi. This meeting addressed the matter of budget approval for the years 2018-19. The board also decided to form…

Hepatitis Prevention and Control Program Running Successfully Across Sindh
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Hepatitis Prevention and Control Program Running Successfully Across Sindh

KARACHI- A Provincial Steering Committee meeting was recently held at the Sindh Health Minister’s office, in order to discuss the progress of Sindh Hepatitis Control Program. This meeting was chaired by Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Sindh, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho. Special Secretary Health Nasim ul Shani Sahito, Program Manager Hepatitis Control Sindh Dr Zulfiqar…

Sindh Government Fails to Regularize AIDS Control Program’s Staff
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Sindh Government Fails to Regularize AIDS Control Program’s Staff

KARACHI- Sindh Health Department has failed to regularize the employees working for Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) on contract basis for the past 10 to 20 years. Around 27 contract employees associated with SACP, including lab technicians, store keepers, computer operators, domestic staff and counselors, still await regularization from the concerned authorities. The deserving employees never…

5 New OPD Counters to Be Set at Civil Hospital Karachi
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5 New OPD Counters to Be Set at Civil Hospital Karachi

KARACHI- The administration of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has decided to create 5 more counters for their Out-Patient Department. Medical Superintendent CHK, Dr Sabir Memon, informed that due to noticeable increase in the number of patients, the hospital administration has decided to establish five more counters to facilitate the visiting patients in a…

PRCS Holds Plantation Drive Across Karachi
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PRCS Holds Plantation Drive Across Karachi

KARACHI- Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Sindh, conducted an awareness session pertaining to the ongoing climate change and its effects. PRCS also collaborated with different educational institutions to raise awareness amongst thousands of individuals, including staff and students. In light of the International Climate Change and the weeklong celebration, PRCS planted more than 150 saplings with…

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