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Prof Mervyn resigns
National News

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
National News

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…

NICVD sans hygiene
Regional News

NICVD sans hygiene

Karachi: National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) the premier cardiac hospital with a daily OPD of 100s of patients has unhygienic conditions all around it with leaking sewage water posing serious threats to the health of patients, attendants and staff working there. Visit to the hospital shows continuously leaking sewage water at the main entrance…

CHK gets Fibro Scanner
Regional News

CHK gets Fibro Scanner

Karachi: The Civil Hospital Karachi got the first ever Fibro-scan machine in public sector which will help in timely and correct diagnoses of chronic liver disease. Fibro-scan is a modern machine which gives information which previously was possible through liver biopsy only and the best thing is that there is no intervention. Liver diseases like;…

DUHS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014
Regional News

DUHS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014

Prof Masood’s 3rd tenure as Dow VC Karachi: Sindh Government once again has appointed the Former Vice-Chancellor of Dow University of Health Science (DUHS) Prof Masood Hameed Khan on the post of VC for their time and also issued DUHS (Amendment) Ordinance 2014.   As per details, DUHS (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 has issued on 15 September…

Prof Nazia appointed as Principal FMH‏
National News

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.

World Peace Threatened‏
International News

World Peace Threatened‏

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution declaring the Ebola outbreak a threat to world’s peace and security. The resolution, which was adopted unanimously, came after the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned that the number of Ebola infections was doubling every three weeks, in particular in Liberia. It was learnt that…

Prof. Dr. S.M Rab passed away today in Karachi
International News

Prof. Dr. S.M Rab passed away today in Karachi

Karachi: Prof. Dr. S.M Rab, a reknowned Cardiac Physician of Pakistan, passed away today in Karachi around 5AM reportedly due to cardiac arrest at the age of 87. He had been suffering from the symptoms. Professor Dr. Rab was one of the founding fellows of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. He had held…

24-Year-Old Woman Born Without Cerebellum
International News

24-Year-Old Woman Born Without Cerebellum

The cerebellum is a portion of the brain that is responsible for fine motor movements including posture, balance, motor learning (like learning to kick a ball), and speech. Located at the base of the skull, the cerebellum contains about half of all neurons in the brain, though it represents only 10% of the volume. Losing…

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