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HBL Hosts Donation Drive for Indus Hospital Expansion
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HBL Hosts Donation Drive for Indus Hospital Expansion

Karachi- Habib Bank Limited (HBL) recently collaborated with The Indus Hospital, Korangi, to support them with their health facility’s expansion, in order to offer better accessible quality healthcare to underprivileged patients of the community.   The kiosks were set up on November 29 at three different HBL premises; HBL Tower, HBL Plaza and HBL Annexe.  …

International Awareness Week for Eczema
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International Awareness Week for Eczema

Karachi- November’s last week is being observed as International Awareness Week for Atopic Dermatitis (AD), commonly known as eczema, a kind of skin disorder characterized as an inflammatory, relapsing, non-contagious and itchy skin disorder.   Dr Iqbal Nabi Soomro, Director Institute of Skin Diseases, Karachi said, “Eczema is a chronic condition and its chronicity is the…

Traumatic Childhood Linked to Psychotic Experiences as Adult
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Traumatic Childhood Linked to Psychotic Experiences as Adult

KARACHI- Researchers have found a link between trauma in childhood and psychotic experiences at the age of 18. The University of Bristol study says the findings are the first to comprehensively examine the association between different types of trauma, and their timing in childhood with later psychotic experiences using a large population study. Psychotic experiences…

10 New Chest Pain Units to be Established Across Karachi City
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10 New Chest Pain Units to be Established Across Karachi City

KARACHI- The management of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) has decided to establish 10 more Chest Pain Units (CPUs) throughout the city of Karachi.  All thanks to the previously functioning CPUs of NICVD Karachi, lives of more than 5,000 cardiac patients have been saved over a span of one year. These patients were provided with…

Half A Million Pakistanis Suffer from TB Infection Annually
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Half A Million Pakistanis Suffer from TB Infection Annually

Karachi- During a seminar held to address the grave matter of Tuberculosis (TB) spread, the Executive Director Bridge Consultants Foundation, Dr Sharaf Ali Shah stated that about half a million new TB infections occur annually in Pakistan, out of which approximately 1/3rd of incidents remain unregistered or undiagnosed, resulting in a pool of new cases that…

Interviews for admissions in medical and dental colleges begin
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Interviews for admissions in medical and dental colleges begin

Interviews for admission in medical colleges KARACHI- The interviews for admission to Karachi’s medical and dental colleges began on November 20th and will continue till November 24, 2018. A total number of 1,200 candidates have been shortlisted to appear for the interviews. A batch of 300 candidates will appear every day for their scheduled interviews. The…

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