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Medical College Sports Competition comes to an End
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Medical College Sports Competition comes to an End

KARACHI–  Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) stood victorious in 10 tournament games in All Karachi Inter Professional Medical College Sports Competition. Bahria University remained successful in three tournaments securing second position whereas, Aga Khan University and Hamdard University secured the third position, winning one tournament in the competition. All Karachi Inter Professional Medical College…

Chief Justice of Pakistan visits SIUT; Announces to Donate his Organs.
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Chief Justice of Pakistan visits SIUT; Announces to Donate his Organs.

KARACHI–  Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar visited Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and met Prof. Dr. Adib Rizvi, Founder of SIUT. Welcoming the worthy guest, Dr. Rizvi apprised the Chief Justice about the concept, evolution and services of SIUT and particularly highlighted the philosophy being implemented by SIUT since its inception which…

Water Commission team visits JPMC, Dr. Ruth Pfau CHK, and LGH
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Water Commission team visits JPMC, Dr. Ruth Pfau CHK, and LGH

KARACHI– Water Commission Chief Justice (r) Amir Hani Muslim along with his team, visited Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital (LGH) and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) to review cleanliness, provision of potable water and medical wastage disposal. During the visit at Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK),…

Lyari General Hospital – Inflicted by Myriad Problems
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Lyari General Hospital – Inflicted by Myriad Problems

KARACHI–  The major department of Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital (LGH) Karachi, including Adult & Pediatric Emergency, Gynecology, Institute of Cardiology, OT complex and Laboratory services are partially non-functional, whereas the management is unable to make them operational under performed departments due to unknown reasons. The 525 bed hospital was established in the 1970s as…

Lack of Credible Data and Research on Local Diseases
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Lack of Credible Data and Research on Local Diseases

KARACHI–  Vice Chancellor, Jinnah Sindh Medial University (JSMU), Prof. Dr. Tariq Rafi has deplored that, no credible data or research on local diseases and their causes is being conducted in Pakistan, which is seriously hampering the formulation of national strategies in dealing with burden of diseases and their management. He urged Drug Regulatory Authority of…

Tuberculosis – Still A Challenge for Health Policy Makers
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Tuberculosis – Still A Challenge for Health Policy Makers

KARACHI-  There are approximately 121,000 patients who are suffering from tuberculosis, but preferably avoid or delay treatment. Such an act makes their disease more resistant, causing severe harm to their body and infecting other healthy people in their surroundings. Pakistan Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program has set a target to reduce the number TB patients by…

Death Threat To Our Country’s Children –  Pneumonia and Diarrhea continues to be the Leading Cause of Death amongst Children
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Death Threat To Our Country’s Children – Pneumonia and Diarrhea continues to be the Leading Cause of Death amongst Children

KARACHI– Health Officials from the Government of Sindh and Mirpurkhas District, alongside researchers from Aga Khan University (AKU), will be sharing initial findings from Nigraan Plus, a community research and management intervention, as to why Pneumonia and Diarrhoea continues to be the leading cause of death among our country’s children on March 27, 2018 at…

Otsuka Health Session
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Otsuka Health Session

Training of nurses and paramedical staff key to safe infusion. Dr Muhammad Anwar. Karachi: Training of nurses and paramedical staff, key to safe infusion, this was stated by Dr Muhammad Anwar Associate Prof & Laparoscopic Paediatric Surgeon NICH while speaking during the health session on Jimmy’s message. Jimmy’s message is for health professionals that “Don’t…

Sindh Government Launches Major Upgrade to Health Worker Curriculum
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Sindh Government Launches Major Upgrade to Health Worker Curriculum

‘Nigraan Plus Program’ KARACHI– The Sindh Government has approved a major upgrade to the curriculum for Lady Health Services (LHSs) in a move aimed at enhancing the quality of door-to-door preventive healthcare services delivered by Lady Health Workers (LHWs). The new curriculum, which incorporates the latest treatment guidelines for pneumonia and diarrhea: two preventable diseases…

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