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KMC Sets Up Heatstroke Relief Centers at 13 Hospitals
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KMC Sets Up Heatstroke Relief Centers at 13 Hospitals

KARACHI– Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has established 13 Heatstroke Relief Centers at certain health facilities, run by KMC across Karachi. KMC has setup Heatstroke Centers at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Sarfaraz Rafiqui Shaheed Hospital, Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, Landhi Medical Centre, Spencer Eye Hospital, Landhi Cardiac…

Tuberculosis: Leading Cause of Death, Worldwide
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Tuberculosis: Leading Cause of Death, Worldwide

KARACHI–  Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), organized an awareness program on ‘Tuberculosis’ (TB). The aim of this program was to create awareness amongst masses regarding the contiguous debilitating disease. Free checkups were also conducted at medical camps, held at SIUT centers. Tuberculosis is considered as one of the top 10 causes of death…

‘Pakistan Red Crescent, Sindh’ Sets Up Heatstroke Centre.
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‘Pakistan Red Crescent, Sindh’ Sets Up Heatstroke Centre.

KARACHI– Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC), Sindh, established a Heatstroke Center at  Hilal-e-Ahmer House, Teen Talwar Clifton, on Tuesday, 27th March ‘2018, in order to facilitate people exposed to recent increase in temperature.  The center is setup in view of soaring temperatures and to assist people suffering from heatstroke. Moreover, it aims to create awareness regarding heat…

Dengue: Still A Threat To Karachi!
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Dengue: Still A Threat To Karachi!

Nine More Dengue Cases Surface. KARACHI– As many as nine more Dengue Fever cases were detected across Karachi in a week, taking the reported cases toll to 206 in the city, since 1st January 2018. As per weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, ‘At least nine new dengue fever…

Surgeons Remove 15kg Tumor
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Surgeons Remove 15kg Tumor

KARACHI– A team of eminent surgeons successfully removed a 15kg tumor from the patient’s thigh region, of his right leg, suffering from a rare nerve tumor, naming Plexiform Neurofibromatosis at Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi. Eminent Surgeons, Prof Dr. Naushad A Sheikh, Dr. Shahab Baig, Dr. Faisal, Dr. Mazhar Nizam and other support…

Pakistan Medical Association V/S Health Department of Sindh
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Pakistan Medical Association V/S Health Department of Sindh

SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN TAKES NOTICE! KARACHI– Supreme Court of Pakistan, reportedly heard the case regarding promotions of doctors of Sindh, associated with Health Department Of Sindh, under four-tier and three-tier formula, at Karachi Registry. Dr. S M Qaisar Sajjad, Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Health Secretary, Sindh, along with a number of doctors, from all over the province…

Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP); Fails To Establish HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi
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Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP); Fails To Establish HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi

KARACHI– Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) failed to establish 3 more HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi, to facilitate citizens and also to reduce burden on the previously existing centers. The plan to setup HIV Treatment Centers in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital could not be materialized due…

Western Lifestyle Drawback- Influx of Diabetes in Muslim countries: Expert Diabetologists
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Western Lifestyle Drawback- Influx of Diabetes in Muslim countries: Expert Diabetologists

KARACHI– President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Prof. Nam Han Cho declared ‘Westernization’ as the major cause of diabetes epidemic in Asian countries, including Pakistan. Addressing a press conference at the sidelines of 4th International Diabetes and Ramadan Conference, Prof. Nam Han Cho stated that, previously Asians used to live a simple life with…

Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA
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Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA

KARACHI– Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took notice of an illegal college, Hashmat Medical & Dental College, Jalal Pur Jattan, Gujrat. They recovered a sum of 48 million from the college administration, charged illegally from students. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr. S.M.Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said that, FIA and PMDC submitted their reports…

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