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LUMHS doctors denied access to Tharparkar affectees
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LUMHS doctors denied access to Tharparkar affectees

Tharparkar: The team of LUMHS doctors sent to Thasparkar to treat children suffering from malnourishment was sent back by the authorities yesterday. It is learnt that the team of doctors was sent by the VC Prod Naushad under the directives of the Governor Sindh , however the reason for turning them back and not allowing…

CCHF patients admitted to JPMC
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CCHF patients admitted to JPMC

Karachi: Two more people suffering from Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) were admitted in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center bringing the total of CCHF patients recently identified to 8. The Joint Executive Director & In-charge Emergency Department, Dr Seemin Jamali confirmed that two patients with Congo fever admitted in hospital and condition of one of the…

Employee Joint Action Committee members boycott duties in protest
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Employee Joint Action Committee members boycott duties in protest

Karachi: On Tuesday, 9th of December, the Employees Joint Action Committee boycotted their OPD duties at NICH, National Institute of Child Health, and staged protests against the Sindh Government’s decision of privatizing major health care institutions to give them an autonomous status. Demonstrations on the part of employees have badly affected the overall healthcare delivery…

Omair Sana Foundation continues to support families in Thar
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Omair Sana Foundation continues to support families in Thar

  Karachi: Omair Sana Foundation has been actively involved in providing aid to those suffering in the Thar district. The organization has successfully distributed ration among 500 families affected by drought and famine. The team visited drought hits areas of the Thar district distributing ration items (sugar, rice, flour, lentils, milk etc), blankets and water…

Armed suspects rob DUHS student of their valuables
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Armed suspects rob DUHS student of their valuables

KARACHI: At least 4 armed men boarded a Dow University of Health Sciences point-bus, and robbed the 80 students onboard of their valuables in the Sakhi Hasan, North Nazimabad area of Karachi on 8th of December, Monday. Upon returning, the victims of the robbery staged a protest against the suspects, the administration and the Police,…

SIUT pays tribute to Sobho Gianchandani
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SIUT pays tribute to Sobho Gianchandani

Karachi: Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) has paid glowing tributes to late Comrade Sobho Gianchandani the well known political activist, writer lawyer and a graduate of Shanti Naketan. In a condolence message to the members of bereaved family the SIUT described his death as loss of a true friend of the institution. The…

Government makes preparations for Ebola patient management
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Government makes preparations for Ebola patient management

Karachi: The Sindh Health Department has taken a decision to purchase special gear and garments to facilitate the safe management of any potential Ebola virus patients. According to Dr Khalid Sheikh, Special Secretary Public Health, 200 special safety garments will be purchased for safe, secure Ebola patient management. Officials at the World Health Organization were…

4 new cases of Polio recorded, Pakistan at ‘tipping point’
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4 new cases of Polio recorded, Pakistan at ‘tipping point’

Lahore: Amidst the Government’s regular, supposedly ‘successful’ anti-Polio campaigns, four new cases of the crippling disease were recorded in the country, taking the total to a staggering 266 this year alone. Two of these cases were reported from FATA, one from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one from Baluchistan. It is pertinent to mention that on the…

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