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Health Deptt to procure medicines
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Health Deptt to procure medicines

Karachi: The Health Department of Sindh has allowed the MS Medical Sections to procure a medicine stock for three months. The decision has come after a recommendation made by the procurement committee, Medical News learnt on Wednesday.The health department had earlier withdrawn the power to procure because of complaints of corruption and dishonesty. The hospitals…

Prof Mervyn resigns
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Prof Mervyn resigns

Karachi: Professor Mervyn Hosein has resigned as principal of the Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry (HCM&D). He served the institution for 12 years and served the institution with devotion. The reasons cited for his resignation were personal. Prof. Dr Nadeem Hafeez Khokar, HoD of Basic Dental Sciences, has taken over the charge as acting…

Condolence Meeting of Prof. S. M. Rab held
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Condolence Meeting of Prof. S. M. Rab held

Karachi: A Condolence Meeting at Arag Auditorium of Dow Medical College, DUHS to condole the death of Prof. S. M. Rab, Former Professor of Medicine & Former President of College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) who departed for his heavenly abode recently. Prof. S. M. Rab was remembered for his innumerable services rendered in…

Prof Nazia appointed as Principal FMH‏
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Prof Nazia appointed as Principal FMH‏

Lahore: Prof. Dr Nazia Yazdanie has been appointed as the Principal of the Fatima Memorial Hospital in Lahore. Prof Yazdanie is also the Dean of Postgraduate Studies. Dr Nazia is one of Pakistan’s most renown Prosthodontists, and she is respected widely for her sound understanding of the subject.

Karachi at risk of Congo Epidemic
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Karachi at risk of Congo Epidemic

Karachi: Haemoraging fever including congo and dengue may take on the shape of an epidemic if not addressed properly, talking to Medical News Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari a renowned haematologist expressed. Dr Saqib said that Karachi is at a risk only if the provincial authorities concerned could not impose complete ban on the entry of…

18 million with Hepatitis in Pakistan
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18 million with Hepatitis in Pakistan

Karachi : In a seminar and hepatitis posters exhibition organized jointly  by Health Foundation and Pakistan Medical Association (PMA)   at PMA House Karachi here it was revealed that an estimated 18 million people in Pakistan suffer from Hepatitis. According to Untied Nation report there are 150 million infected hepatitis patients in the world and Pakistan…

7500 Fellows await PMDC nod
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7500 Fellows await PMDC nod

Karachi: The fellows from the College of Physicians and Surgeons await a nod of approval from Pakistan Medical & Dental Council. Talking to Dental News, one of the members said that Pakistan Medical & Dental Council is of the view that they are not aware of the quality and type of training done at CPSP….

Pregnant Woman fall victim to Naegleria fowleri
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Pregnant Woman fall victim to Naegleria fowleri

KARACHI- Hina Ashfaq, 32-year-old resident of Adamjee Nagar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, died of Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, She was admitted in the hospital in a critical condition a few days ago where she breathed her last. The patient was 8 months pregnant and was suspected to have contracted the virus while ablution. The patient was…

Missing vaccines at the Pak Afghan Border‏
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Missing vaccines at the Pak Afghan Border‏

Chaman: Pakistan and Afghanistan had agreed to make the polio campaign on the Durand more effective. In a high level meeting it was stressed that there is need to strengthen the mutual cooperation for making anti-polio campaign in border areas of the two countries effective. The discussion has missed the important elements of planning Sbg…

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