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Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission
International News

Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission

WHO PRESS RELEASE Situation assessment – 20 October 2014 Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission The lines on the tabular situation reports, sent to WHO headquarters each day by its country office in Nigeria, have now been full of zeros for 42 days. WHO officially declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola…

Dispensary shut down after roof collapsed and injured a lady
Regional News

Dispensary shut down after roof collapsed and injured a lady

Karachi: The administration department of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to shut down a dispensary located in Kiamari town after the unfortunate incident where a part of the roof fell on lady health visitor recently. According to the administration, KMC has taken immediate steps in closing down the Maripur Village Dispensary after Shaheen…

Data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis
International News

Data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis

Geneva:  Recent intensive efforts to improve collection and reporting of data on tuberculosis are shedding new light on the epidemic, revealing that there are almost half a million more cases of the disease than previously estimated. The World Health Organization’s Global Tuberculosis Report 2014 shows that 9 million people developed TB in 2013, and 1.5…

Ebola, a potential threat: Prevention is better than cure
National News

Ebola, a potential threat: Prevention is better than cure

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is growing increasingly concerned regarding the probable spread of Ebola Viral Infection Pakistan.Ebola is an extremely dangerous, virulent virus that has recently claimed thousands of lives in Africa. As of now, the disease has been contained in a part of Africa with strict monitoring and surveillance by World Health Organization (WHO)….

Samsung Electronics donated 3 units of Latest Echocardiography Color Doppler machines to J.P.M.C Karachi
Regional News

Samsung Electronics donated 3 units of Latest Echocardiography Color Doppler machines to J.P.M.C Karachi

Karachi: August 11, 2014 Samsung electronics, under its corporate social responsibility initiative, donated 3 units of Echocardiography Color Doppler machines to J.P.M.C Karachi. An inauguration ceremony took place at the Radiology department of J.P.M.C where Samsung announced to donate three (3 units) of the latest Color Doppler’s ultrasound machines to the hospital. The announcement received…

South City Hospital denying patient rights
National News

South City Hospital denying patient rights

Karachi: South City Hospital, one of Karachi’s leading hospitals located in Clifton prohibits attendants and visitors from bringing food purchased from outside the hospital into the premises. According to attendants that have experienced or witnessed this act, guards on duty outside and within the hospital force people to leave food and beverages purchased from anywhere…

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