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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…

Another polio case in Quetta detected
Regional News

Another polio case in Quetta detected

Quetta: Another polio case was detected in a 12-month-old baby in the provincial capital. Dr Ishaq Panezai of Balochistan’s health department said the virus was found in 12-month-old Gul Muhammad, born to a family residing in Quetta’s Eastern Bypass area. Panezai said Gul Muhammad’s family did not have the polio drops administered to the child…

No Health Professional Allowance for SGRH Doctors
Regional News

No Health Professional Allowance for SGRH Doctors

Lahore: Doctors working at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital have been deprived of their Health Professional Allowance which was approved and issued in January, 2013. The notification issued on Jan 01,2013,  it was ordered to give doctors and professors falling in  BPS:17 – 20  a raise of Rs.1200 on account of Health Professional Allowance  with retrospective…

Backgrounder on WHO Report on Regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products
International News

Backgrounder on WHO Report on Regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP)  to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being held 13-18 October, 2014, in Moscow. E-cigarettes and similar devices are frequently marketed by manufacturers…

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Otsuka’s regular awareness sessions
Regional News

Otsuka’s regular awareness sessions

Quackery – a real source of infectious disease spread: Dr Karim At  the Otsuka’s monthly session, arranged to highlight controlling and curbing contagious diseases and making people wise to their destructive nature, gastroenterologist – Dr Shahid Karim of Liaquat National Hospital, as the guest speaker, blamed quackery as one of the main and most potent…

No pay for Nurses
Regional News

No pay for Nurses

Karachi: The nursing students in the province of Sindh province are not getting their monthly stipends for the last six months and lack of budget is the reason cited for this non-payment. Ejaz Ahmed Kelri, focal person Provincial Nurses Association (PNA) Sindh talking to Medical News said that there are 20 School of Nursing established…

7500 Fellows await PMDC nod
National News

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….

Patient Dies in Dental Surgery‏
International News

Patient Dies in Dental Surgery‏

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: A patient died after a tragic fall in a dental clinic. The 45-year-old woman, who had been treated under anesthesia because of a mental disability, woke up dizzy in the recovery room, stumbled and accidently slammed her head against an aquarium. The patient hit her head against the aquarium with such a great…

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