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Hepatitis Program Provincial Manager dismissed following torture allegations
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Hepatitis Program Provincial Manager dismissed following torture allegations

Health Department Sindh has decided to dismiss Provincial Manager, Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programme Sindh, and relieve him of his duty for torturing journalists, and a number of other complaints registered against him. According to sources, the staff of Hepatitis Program Sindh allegedly subjected journalists to torture at the Provincial Office loacted in Hyderabad earlier…

Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases
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Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases

Islamabad: Many patients have recently complained about the failure of government and private hospitals in providing proper, timely treatment and diagnosis of Tuberculosis. Leading hospitals across the country have been frequently misdiagnosing the harmful, contagious disease, giving patient the wrong medication thus leading to various complications. The first Tuberculosis Patient Management Symposium was held at…

Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan
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Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan

Quetta: A breast feeding week was organized from October 23rd to October 30th to highlight the importance of breast feeding in children. The campaign, titled ‘Breastfeeding: A winning Goal for Life’ was initiated by the Balochistan Health Director General Naseer Ahmed Baloch. He expressed his views on the subject during a press conference arranged at…

MoU signed between PMDC and HEC
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MoU signed between PMDC and HEC

Islamabad: A Memorandum of Understanding was mutually signed between the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and the Higher Education Comission of Pakistan earlier last week in order to promote better coordination of the two organizations. President PMDC Dr Masood Hameed Khan and Chairman HEC Dr Mukhtar signed the document, the purpose of which is to…

Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital
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Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital

Karachi: Assistant Professor, Ziauddin Hospital Karachi, Dr Lubna Mushtaque Vohra said that early detection and diagnosis is the best prevention of breast cancer. Early detection of symptoms subsequently decreases the chances of cancer development. She shared these views while addressing an awareness workshop organized by Ziauddin Hopstial Karachi. She said Pakistan unfortunately has the highest…

Obesity: A serious health threat in Pakistan
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Obesity: A serious health threat in Pakistan

Karachi: As per the statistics provided by National Health Survey and World Health Organization, 20% of Pakistan’s population is overweight or obese. Obesity is rapidly increasing in nearly all parts of the world. These facts were shared by the Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Science (DUHS), Prof Masood Hameed Khan during a press conference…

Essay Competition organized at LCMD
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Essay Competition organized at LCMD

Karachi: Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry recently organized an essay competition open for all M.B.B.S and B.D.S students at the College. Prof. Dr. Navid Rashid Qureshi (Principal Dental) proposed the idea of the activity and supervised the event which was organized and executed by Dr. Shumaila Iqbal Moosa (Asst. Prof. and Head of Dept….

World Stroke Day observed at the Karachi Press Club
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World Stroke Day observed at the Karachi Press Club

Karachi: Renowned neurologist and President Pakistan Society of Neurology, Dr Muhammad Wasay Shakir said that stroke has take epidemic turn in Pakistan and approximately 1,000 people experience stroke attack on daily basis across the country out of which 400 do not survive. He expressed these views while addressing a seminar in connection with the World…

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