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Fact Check: SIUT Refutes Reports of Dr Adib Rizvi’s Death
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Fact Check: SIUT Refutes Reports of Dr Adib Rizvi’s Death

KARACHI- Recently several reports surfaced, claiming Dr Adib Rizvi’s passing away; while others said that he was in critical condition. All such claims have been refuted by the admin of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). In a statement, SIUT clarified that reports afloat on social media of the Center’s founder’s ill health are…

Congo Fever Claims 9 Lives, 7 Still Under Treatment
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Congo Fever Claims 9 Lives, 7 Still Under Treatment

KARACHI- The deadly Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) has uptil now, claimed 09 lives in Karachi hospitals this year, out of which 05 were said to be residents of Karachi, 03 from Baluchistan and 01 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, respectively. According to the report prepared by Sindh Health Department, a total number of 18 Congo patients had…

Provincial Health Minister Directs Authorities for Timely Completion of Projects
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Provincial Health Minister Directs Authorities for Timely Completion of Projects

KARACHI- Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho conducted a meeting of Health Department, Population Welfare, Works and Services, and other stakeholders, where she mentioned that the Health Sector is an essential service and it should be kept on top priority by all officials. Additional Chief Secretary, Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar,…

Free Medical Camp Organized For Karachi Arts Council Members
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Free Medical Camp Organized For Karachi Arts Council Members

KARACHI- Medical and Social Welfare Committee of Arts Council of Pakistan (ACP), Karachi, in collaboration with Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre, organized a free medical camp for its members at the Manzer Akbar Hall. The Medical camp was held under the supervision of Chairman, Medical and Social Welfare Committee, Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad, where more…

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…

PMDC Adhoc Committee Meets with CJP
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PMDC Adhoc Committee Meets with CJP

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council ‘s (PMDC) Ad hoc committee, headed by Chairman, Justice (Retd) Mian Shakirullah Jan, scheduled a meeting with the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar. Attorney General of Pakistan, Mr. Anwar Mansoor Khan was also a part of this meeting. The adhoc committee notified the Chief Justice regarding…

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