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CJP dissolves Punjab Healthcare Commission board
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CJP dissolves Punjab Healthcare Commission board

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar dissolves PHC LAHORE- On November 17th, Supreme Court Pakistan dissolved the Board of Commissioners of Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC), and ordered for a new one to be formed in two weeks’ time. Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid along with other members of the board appeared before the court on being…

City Health Facilities put on High Alert
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City Health Facilities put on High Alert

KARACHI- Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has declared high alert in all medical institutions/ hospitals of KMC in connection to Rabi-ul-Awal from November 20th to 22nd.  All heads of institutions/focal persons have been instructed to make foolproof arrangements to deal with any medical emergency in their respective hospitals during the mentioned emergency…

‘World Prematurity Day’- TEES DIN ROSHNI KE
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‘World Prematurity Day’- TEES DIN ROSHNI KE

KARACHI- On November 17th, World Prematurity Day was observed across the globe. Around the world various campaigns were conducted, targeted at spreading awareness regarding premature babies, common medical conditions encountered in them, and their care and treatment options. Amongst many issues, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is said to be a dynamic disease that may start 2-3 weeks…

World Diabetic Day at Prime Medical Complex
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World Diabetic Day at Prime Medical Complex

Peshawar- On November 14th, World Diabetic Day was celebrated at Prime Medical Complex, Warsak Road, Peshawar. There was a free medical OPD from November 12th to 14th, at Prime Medical Complex, wherein free medical checkups, screening of diabetes and hypertension, and medicines were being provided. 350 needy patients benefitted from this set up.   PIMA along with…

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PMA Expresses Concern on Failure of ‘Sindh Food Authority’

KARACHI –  Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi Sindh noted the failure of Sindh Food Authority in controlling the supply of unhygienic and substandard food items that are being served by several restaurant and catering companies.  General Secretary, PMA Karachi, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro in his statement said, “PMA Karachi is very much concerned about the quality…

Pneumonia Threat. Parents Urged to Vaccinate Children
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Pneumonia Threat. Parents Urged to Vaccinate Children

KARACHI- In light of World Pneumonia Day, which is marked on November 12th across the globe, eminent Pediatricians of our country have urged parents to get their children vaccinated against pneumonia, which is killing around 92,000 children under the age of five, every year. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory tract infection of lung tissue. When someone falls…

Federal Minister for National Health Services Meets PMA Delegation
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Federal Minister for National Health Services Meets PMA Delegation

KARACHI- A high level delegation of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently held a meeting, where they met with Federal Minister for National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, Mr Aamer Mehmood Kiani. The PMA’s delegation was comprised of President PMA Centre Dr Muhammad Ashraf Nizami, Former President Dr Azhar Khan Jadoon, Secretary General PMA Centre Dr SM…

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3 New Dispensaries to be Established in Karachi

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Labour and Human Resources and the Chairman of Governing Body of Sindh Employees Social Security Institution (SESSI), Mr Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, recently presided over an official meeting, held at SESSI’s head office in Karachi. This meeting addressed the matter of budget approval for the years 2018-19. The board also decided to form…

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