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Pakistan Medical Associations’ Delegation Attends Confederation in Malaysia
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Pakistan Medical Associations’ Delegation Attends Confederation in Malaysia

Penang, Malaysia- A five-member delegation of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) visited Penang, Malaysia, in order to attend the 33rd Confederation of Medical Associations in Asia and Oceania (CMAAO) General Assembly and 54th Council Meeting. The delegation comprised of President PMA Centre, Dr. Ashraf Nizami, Secretary General PMA Centre, Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad, Abdul Quddus Khokhar,…

Deadly ‘Congo Virus’ Claims Yet Another Life!
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Deadly ‘Congo Virus’ Claims Yet Another Life!

KARACHI-  The lethal Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) has claimed another life in the city of Karachi. According to statistics, 06 victims of this virus were residents of Karachi, 03 from Baluchistan and 01 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, respectively. JPMC Executive Director, Dr. Seemin Jamali, informed that a 25-year old man Hyder Ali, resident of Mehmoodabad, Karachi,…

US Sponsors Hold Training for Drug Treatment Professionals in Pakistan
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US Sponsors Hold Training for Drug Treatment Professionals in Pakistan

KARACHI- The Government of United States has sponsored an 8-day training for Drug Treatment Professionals in Pakistan, based on a Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC). Kathryn Abate, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Attaché at the United States Consulate General Karachi, Dr. Farrukh Mahmood Ansari of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in…

Sindh Health Department Sets Deadline for Biometric Verification of Staff
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Sindh Health Department Sets Deadline for Biometric Verification of Staff

KARACHI- Sindh Health Department directed the Director General Health Sindh, to complete the Biometric verification of remaining 7,376 health employees till September 30th, 2018; as no further extensions will be given. According to a letter sent to DG Health Sindh by the Provincial Additional Chief Secretary, Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar, the employees of health department…

Skin Ailments Rapidly Increasing within Province of Sindh
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Skin Ailments Rapidly Increasing within Province of Sindh

KARACHI- Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh  (ISDS), Karachi, has registered 4,72,830 patients suffering from different skin ailments, in the last seven months, and up to 16,165 skin related surgeries have been performed during this time period. As per statistics issued by the Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh (ISDS),  a total number of 4,72,830 patients have…

Information Adviser Visits Cyberknife Robotic Centre JPMC
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Information Adviser Visits Cyberknife Robotic Centre JPMC

KARACHI– Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Information, Barrister Murtaza Wahab visited Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). A score of cancer patients are being referred to this centre to obtain treatment, from all over Pakistan. Head of Radiology Department and CyberKnife, JPMC, Prof Dr. Tariq Mehmood, Deputy Director, JPMC, Dr. Yahya…

4500 Health Facilities Registered by SHCC
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4500 Health Facilities Registered by SHCC

KARACHI- Chairperson, Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), Prof Dr. S Tipu Sultan  recently revealed that, about 4500 public and private hospitals have successfully been registered in Sindh, since February 2018; while licensing of health facilities has also begun. He further added that, SHCC launched throughout the province in February 2018 and will apply on various…

SGCH Staff Deprived of Monthly Salaries
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SGCH Staff Deprived of Monthly Salaries

KARACHI- The staff of Sindh Government Children Hospital (SGCH), North Karachi, hasn’t been paid their salaries, due to shortage of funds, which in result is causing grave hardships for the staff members of SGCH. Sources at Child Hospital, North Karachi informed that more than 350 staff members, including doctors, paramedical staff , nurses, and other…

PMA condemns assault of doctor at Sheikh Zayed Hospital
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PMA condemns assault of doctor at Sheikh Zayed Hospital

KARACHI– Executive Committee of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi, strongly condemned the inhumane incident, that recently took place at Sheikh Zayed Medical College Hospital, Rahimyar Khan, where a female doctor on duty was assaulted by a sweeper.   A meeting of the Executive Committee of PMA was held at  PMA House, Karachi. The participants of…

NICVD Management Rebukes False Propaganda against the Institute
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NICVD Management Rebukes False Propaganda against the Institute

KARACHI- The management of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) has rejected the rumors circulating about privatization of the state-of-the-art cardiovascular diseases institute, and said that NICVD would remain a Sindh Government entity in future too.   “The news stories and rumors about privatization of NICVD are false and baseless, and aim to misguide the…

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