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Delay in reconstruction of Hospital in Mansehra

The King Abdullah Teaching Hospital (KATH) was a Type-A institution serving the population in Mansehra. The hospital had suffered major damages during the Earthquake in October 2005. Whereby, the Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) was assigned the task to reconstruct the institution with the help of the Saudi Government. The deadline for complete restoration…

Doctors promotions in Sindh Govt.
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Doctors promotions in Sindh Govt.

Karachi: The Sindh Doctors Welfare Association (SDWA) has delightfully announced that; a batch of 49 senior doctors has been promoted from BPS Grade-19 to Grade-20 recently. By the end of June, 44 more Senior Doctors are expected to be promoted to grade-20 as well. Furthermore, Senior Doctors from BPS-18 will be promoted to 19th grade…

MERS stats higher than previously thought, say Saudi Officials
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MERS stats higher than previously thought, say Saudi Officials

By Dr. Tayaba Naim Khan A recent statement by Saudi Arabian Health Ministry states that incidences of MERS were twice as high as previously suspected. Since 2012 the number of deaths due to MERS have jumped to 282 from 190, leading to a 41% newly tabulated mortality rate. Saudi officials however still state that the…

Punjab Suggests Rs.44 Billion as Provinical Health Budget
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Punjab Suggests Rs.44 Billion as Provinical Health Budget

According to the budget recommendations, recently presented by the Provincial Government of Punjab, an amount of Rs. 44 Billion will be allocated as the Provincial Health budget 2014-2015. However, the final budgetary figures are expected to be approved and announced within the coming weeks. The Health budget for the previous year was kept at Rs….

Emergency declared in Karachi Hospitals
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Emergency declared in Karachi Hospitals

  Karachi: Emergency has been enforced in all leading tertiary care Hospital of Karachi. The declaration of emergency has come after the attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. Speaking to our reporter, the MLO of a leading hospital said that they are ready for all emergency situations. This is a developing story, we will…

Hospital administration blames K-Electric
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Hospital administration blames K-Electric

Karachi: Following the earlier report by Medical News regarding the death of 9 infants due to incubator/ventilator malfunction in a hospital based in Korangi, Karachi, the hospital administration has blamed K-Electric for the failure of the medical equipment due which the unfortunate incident took place earlier today. The allegation was leveled against the city power company…

9 newborns die in a Karachi hospital – Violent protest by Parents.
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9 newborns die in a Karachi hospital – Violent protest by Parents.

Karachi: During a tragic crisis, created due to alleged criminal negligence at a private hospital in Korangi , 9 newborn babies placed in incubators and ventilators have died today, due to reasons unknown so far. The infant deaths have continued to occur over the past several hours, while the fatal tragedy has triggered violent protests…

Measles crisis in KPK- Enquiry committee formed
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Measles crisis in KPK- Enquiry committee formed

Deaths were caused by ‘a human error’ – Initial report. PESHAWAR: The health department in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is facing a severe crisis with the rising number of children dying due to a Measles outbreak in the province. A curable disease like measles has killed 79 children in the last five months in Peshawar alone. The Measles…

BDS Convocation at CMH Lahore
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BDS Convocation at CMH Lahore

Lahore: CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry held its 1st Convocation of BDS Batch and 2nd Convocation of MBBS batch in Feburary 2014. The Chief Guest for this prestigious event was the Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif along with Commandar 4 Corps Lt. Gen. Naweed Zaman, Vice Chancellor University of…

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