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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….

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),…

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…

Will New Pakistan Put an End to The Old Practices of Adhocism Of Health Ministry?
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Will New Pakistan Put an End to The Old Practices of Adhocism Of Health Ministry?

Islamabad:  After 2018’s elections and new placement of Health Services and Regulation Minister Mr. Aamir Mehmood Kiani, orders have been circulated to audit the expenditure for National health programs and organizations immediately, and to point out any acts of mismanagement or corruption. According to the 2013 interim government, the Federal Health Ministry has been revived…

Provincial Health Minister Instructs Completion of Vaccinator’s Biometrics
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Provincial Health Minister Instructs Completion of Vaccinator’s Biometrics

KARACHI- While presiding over a meeting, Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho directed the officials to complete the biometrics of the vaccinators of each district. The health committees at district levels would soon be made functional to monitor the performance of the vertical programs of  Sindh Health Department. Additional Chief…

Recruitment Of New Nurses Soon To Be Performed By PPSC
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Recruitment Of New Nurses Soon To Be Performed By PPSC

LAHORE- Whilst addressing a delegation of Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), the Punjab Health Minister, Dr. Yasmin Rashid recently stated that, around 2,200 nurses will soon be recruited through the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) to overcome the shortage of staff in the public sector’s health facilities. Keeping the role of nursing staff in consideration,…

Punjab Health Minister Takes Notice of The Inhumane Act Performed by LGH Guards
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Punjab Health Minister Takes Notice of The Inhumane Act Performed by LGH Guards

LAHORE- Following the unfortunate incident of torture by the security guards of Lahore General Hospital (LGH), Punjab’s Minister for Health, Dr. Yasmeen Rashid took strict notice of the eventuality, where the patients and their family members, including women, were allegedly beaten by the security guards. Dr. Yasmeen ordered the concerned authorities to submit a report…

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