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Patients Face Problems As CHK Administration Shuts Down Their MRI Machine
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Patients Face Problems As CHK Administration Shuts Down Their MRI Machine

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has temporarily shut down their Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine and other equipment, following the fault in the hospital’s air-conditioner plant. The administration has been unable to maintain temperature in the Radiology Department owing to technical faults in their AC plant, due to which, all costly equipment…

CHK Acquires Two More Ultrasound Machines
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CHK Acquires Two More Ultrasound Machines

KARACHI- Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi’s (CHK) administration has acquired two more ultrasound machines, to facilitate their admitted and visiting patients. The Addition Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr. Arif Niaz stated that, there were 12 ultrasound machines operating in Civil Hospital Karachi, while recently, two more were added for fulfilling  the clinical and diagnostic…

Doctors’ Negligence Affects Patient Care At NICH, Karachi
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Doctors’ Negligence Affects Patient Care At NICH, Karachi

KARACHI- The doctors at National Institute of Child Health (NICH) are found to be giving unnecessary attention to data registry, instead of physically examining the children brought to the Emergency department of the hospital. The doctors of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) posted in the Emergency department of Sindh’s children hospital, NICH, are not providing proper care…

PMA Expresses Concern Over Assigning Doctors For Election Duties
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PMA Expresses Concern Over Assigning Doctors For Election Duties

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre and PMA Karachi demanded from the government to exempt medical personnel including, doctors and nurses from performing election duties; or else our health delivery system would disintegrate during the Election Day. A high level meeting of PMA Centre and PMA Karachi was held at PMA House, Karachi. The officials…

Karachi’s Children Hospital Bereft Of Clean Drinking Water
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Karachi’s Children Hospital Bereft Of Clean Drinking Water

KARACHI- Sindh’s largest children hospital, National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Karachi, is devoid of clean drinking water, due to which the patients and medical staff is left with no choice, but to drink contaminated water, as no potable water supply is available within the facility. Sources at NICH disclosed that, contaminated water is being…

Karachi’s Commissioner Launches ‘Anti-Polio’ Drive
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Karachi’s Commissioner Launches ‘Anti-Polio’ Drive

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi, Muhammad Sualeh Faruqui formally inaugurated the six- day ‘anti-Polio’ campaign in Karachi, at Sobheraj Hospital. Deputy Commissioner-South Muhammad Salahuddin, Commissioner Karachi Polio Task Force Coordinator Dr. Nusrat Ali, the officials of Health Departments, representatives of WHO and UNICEF were present on this occasion. Under this polio drive, approximately 1.9 million children aged 5…

Pakistan Medical Association Demands For The Implementation Of National Health Policy
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Pakistan Medical Association Demands For The Implementation Of National Health Policy

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre and PMA Karachi chapter, urged the national health policy makers to devise a comprehensive health policy, enforcing it in all four provinces of Pakistan. Addressing a joint press conference, Secretary General PMA Centre Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad, Treasurer PMA Centre Dr. Qazi Muhammad Wasiq, President, PMA Karachi Dr. Khalil…

Heart Diseases; Affecting More Women Than Men: A Study
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Heart Diseases; Affecting More Women Than Men: A Study

KARACHI– According to a study in The Lancet Global Health, Heart disease is considered to be the number one lethal condition, both in women and men of India, causing 2.1 million deaths across the country in 2015. Heart diseases remain undiagnosed in women, especially those living in underserved rural areas where people are seldom screened…

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