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Commencement day of “Doctor of Pharmacy” Programme at Ziauddin
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Commencement day of “Doctor of Pharmacy” Programme at Ziauddin

KARACHI-Pharmacists have become a necessary in hospitals for evaluation of medicines prescribed for the ailing patients and students of Pharmacy have a bright future in Healthcare”. This was stated by Sardar M Yasin Malik, while addressing the students on commencement day of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) Batch XI, Ziauddin University on Tuesday. Fresh batch…

Two cases of Congo virus confirmed in Civil Hospital Karachi
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Two cases of Congo virus confirmed in Civil Hospital Karachi

Karachi: Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) was confirmed in two under-treatment patients in Civil Hospital Karachi, recently. An official of Civil Hospital Karachi confirmed that two patients with high-fever were brought in the general ward of the hospital for treatment and their blood sample was sent to the National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad. He said;…

DRAP-Prices – No monitoring of drug prices due to absence of DRAP head
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DRAP-Prices – No monitoring of drug prices due to absence of DRAP head

LAHORE- Drug Regulation Authority Pakistan(DRAP) which is an autonomous body and symbol of control, regulation, enforcement and implementation of legal framework, besides registration of drugs, has been running without a Chief executive since its establishment in February 16, 2012. This has resulted in improper monitoring of drugs prices, health source said. The aims and objectives…

Anti-Measles vaccination drive in Punjab
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Anti-Measles vaccination drive in Punjab

LAHORE– The Secretary of Health – Government of Punjab – Mr. Jawad Rafique Malik stated that; Strengthening of routine immunization under EPI programme is essential to eradicate communicable diseases especially polio. Anti-measles campaign will be launched in Punjab from January 26 to February 9 during which 28.8 million children of six months to 10 years…

PMDC urged to register 3,000 CPSP specialist doctors
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PMDC urged to register 3,000 CPSP specialist doctors

KARACHI– Over 3000 graduates of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) remain jobless since they could not get their registration from the PMDC. A senate standing committee has been informed and urged to expedite their registrations. According to media reports, the members were informed that after the 18th Amendment, it had become mandatory…

Higher education can be strengthened by effective strategy: HEC Punjab
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Higher education can be strengthened by effective strategy: HEC Punjab

LAHORE– Newly appointed Vice Chancellors of three major universities in Punjab, formed a delegation to call on the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Punjab’s Chairman – Prof. Dr. Muhammad Nizamuddin. According to media reports; The vice chancellors assured the chairperson Punjab HEC about their cooperation. The delegation comprised of Vice Chancellor University of Gujrat Dr. Zia…

Government pledges health for all
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Government pledges health for all

LAHORE-The provincial minister for Law, Finance, Excise and Taxation – Mr. Mujtaba Shujaur Rehmanhas recently stated that; The provision of modern health facilities to all segments of the society was a top priority of the government.  He further stated that; The budget for health sector has been gradually increased. According to media reports; The minister…

Polio campaign in Pakistan switches to injection vaccines
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Polio campaign in Pakistan switches to injection vaccines

  PESHAWAR– The health authorities have started administering polio injections for the first time in the history of Pakistan, the new strategy was adopted in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to media reports; The injectable/inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) is said to be highly effective in preventing the paralytic disease, caused by all three…

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