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PMA slams Sabeen’s murder
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PMA slams Sabeen’s murder

MN Report KARACHI-  Pakistan Medical Association’s (PMA) Karachi chapter has strongly condemned the brutal killing of human rights activist and social worker, Sabeen Mehmood, who was recently shot dead in the city.  Voicing serious concern over deteriorating law and order situation in the metropolis, the meeting said: “It appears that the murder of Sabeen is…

Brain Eating Amoeba Surfaces in Karachi again
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Brain Eating Amoeba Surfaces in Karachi again

KARACHI: Health authorities confirmed on Wednesday another yet first case of Naegleria Fowleri in 2015. The effete was a 18th year old girl. Naegleria Fowleri,also known as the brain eating amoeba, was the cause death reported by the health authorities. The patient was admitted in a critical condition to a private hospital in Karachi last…

35 dialysis machines to be installed at KMC hospitals
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35 dialysis machines to be installed at KMC hospitals

MN Report KARACHI- As many as 35 new dialysis machines will be installed in three hospitals of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation by June 30. Sources in the KMC told Medical News that dyalysis machines would be installed at KMC’s Sarfaraz Rafiqui Shaheed Hospital, Landhi Medical Complex and Federal B’ Area’s Kidney Center where kidney patients will…

HEC chief pays tribute to Hakim Said
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HEC chief pays tribute to Hakim Said

Over 860 graduates awarded degrees at HU Convocation   By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- Over 860 degrees, including 12 Ph. D, were awarded to students of seven faculties of the Hamdard University at an impressive convocation ceremony held at its newly built hall of Madinat al-Hikmah. It was the 19th Convocation of the university. Higher Education…

PPMA Highlights Issues
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PPMA Highlights Issues

DRAP & TDAP urged to boost export of medicines  MN Report KARACHI- Chairman of National Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Health Services (Regulations and Coordination), Khalid Hussain Magsi, has urged Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to make collective efforts to boost the exports of the country’s medicines….

KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj
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KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj

MN Report KARACHI- Health department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to set up monitoring system in its two hospitals – Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and Sobhraj Maternity Hospital – to check and control incidences of baby-lifting and theft of medicines. Under the monitoring plan, KMC health department would install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in…

Establishing Swine Flu diagnosis and treatment
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Establishing Swine Flu diagnosis and treatment

Swine flu is presumptively diagnosed clinically by the patient’s history of association with people known to have the disease and their symptoms listed above. Usually, a quick test (for example, nasopharyngeal swab sample) is done to see if the patient is infected with influenza A or B virus. Most of the tests can distinguish between…

JSMU awaits permission from PMDC
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JSMU awaits permission from PMDC

Karachi: There is no positive response so far to the  request sent to Pakistan Medical & Dental Council for opening of Sindh Institute of Oral Health Dental College few months ago, this was stated by the Vice Chancellor, Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU), Prof SM Tariq Rafi. He said PMDC has recently granted permission for…

Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored
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Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored

Karachi: In response to PMDC’s suspension of membership, Dr Saeeda Haider filed a suit in the Sindh High Court and her membership has been restored by the honourable Sindh High Court, Karachi.  The membership of Dr Saeeda Haider has been restored through a court order dated 25-2-15 vide suit number 303/2015.

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