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Dr Asim made Karachi PPP chief
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Dr Asim made Karachi PPP chief

KARACHI: Former federal minister and owner of Dr Ziauddin Hospitals Dr Asim Hussain, who is currently under custody on alleged Rs62 billion corruption charges, has been appointed as Pakistan People’s Party’s Karachi chapter president, says to a statement issued here on Tuesday by PPP, Sindh. According to the statement, the decision to appoint Dr Asim…

Breast cancer most common cancer among Pakistani women
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Breast cancer most common cancer among Pakistani women

Karachi: With approximately 40,000 deaths and 90,000 new cases every year, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Pakistan. The number of deaths can be reduced significantly with early detection and treatment, said experts at a walk to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). The…

Dr Abdul Wahab passes away
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Dr Abdul Wahab passes away

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI: Renowned educationist and President/Vice Chancellor of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) Dr Abdul Wahab breathed his last here on Tuesday at the Aga Khan University Hospital. He was around 80. Besides his wife, he has left three sons and a daughter to mourn his death. Prior to joining MAJU, Dr…

Zika Virus screening facility not available
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Zika Virus screening facility not available

By Azizullah Sharif Renowned microbiologist and Rector/ Vice Chancellor of Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education (DIHE) Prof Dr Shahana Urooj Kazmi said that the recent death of a nurse and a surgeon speaks volumes about absence of the Biosafety and Biosecurity practices in healthcare institutions of Pakistan. Deploring that most of the country’s hospitals, laboratories…

Prof Akhtar Khan is no more
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Prof Akhtar Khan is no more

Lahore: Professor Dr. M. Akhtar Khan breathed his last at the age of 97. He was the most senior KEMCOLIAN, renowned for his honesty and dedication towards the field of Medicine and KEMU. He was the principal of KEMC from 1973 to 1979. He also remained chairman of board of studies, Punjab University. He was…

Distance learning by JSMU
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Distance learning by JSMU

Karachi: JSMU introduces distance learning program. It will be the first time that a public sector university will be offering live interactive distance learning programme . The programmes will be offered for medical sciences, Management and IT related programs. The programmes will be uploaded with schedule and students will be able to ask questions from teachers…

People urged not to get panicky
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People urged not to get panicky

By Our Special Correspondent KARACHI – Experts at a seminar titled “Emerging Threat of Congo Virus Infection and Eidul Azha” called for taking preventive measures against Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) by creating awareness among masses about the dreaded viral infection through media, besides ensuring screening of sacrificial animals at all entry points of the city….

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11 principals of nursing schools suspended

KARACHI – Sindh Health Department has suspended 11 acting principals of different Nursing Schools of the province on the charges of their alleged involvement in fake admissions and other irregularities. According to a notification issued by the health department on Friday, the suspended acting principals are: Fazal Din Kerio (Nursing College, Badin), Mabel (School of…

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