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Public Health Risks from smokeless Tobacco highlighted by Experts
Clinical, National News

Public Health Risks from smokeless Tobacco highlighted by Experts

KARACHI– Researchers from Aga Khan University (AKU) have launched a comprehensive study aimed at understanding and addressing public health risks posed by smokeless tobacco products,that are largely ignored by policymakers. Unlike cigarettes, smokeless or chewing tobacco products such as paan (betel leaf), niswaar (powdered tobacco snuff) and gutka (a mix of tobacco and areca nut),…

CHK Introduces ‘Capso-Vision Medical Procedure
National News, News

CHK Introduces ‘Capso-Vision Medical Procedure

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) had recently introduced an innovative medical device, termed as Capso–Vision, that specializes in diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal system. Additional Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr. Arif Niaz, stated that the  Capso-Vision medical device will empower physicians and patients by providing them with superior clinical outcomes and improving patient’s…

Karachi’s Heatwave Relief Facilitation- Heatstroke Relief Centre Established At Native Jetty Bridge
News, Regional News

Karachi’s Heatwave Relief Facilitation- Heatstroke Relief Centre Established At Native Jetty Bridge

KARACHI–  District Health Officer (DHO), District West has established a Heatstroke Relief Centre at Native Jetty Bridge, Kimari Town, where approximately six people, including a woman, affected from dehydration were provided with first aid, due to extreme weather conditions of Karachi. Dr. Khadim Qureshi, DHO- West, stated that 16 Heatstroke Relief Centers have been established…

World Health Organization And World Bank Group Collaborates To Strengthen Global Health Security System
International News, News

World Health Organization And World Bank Group Collaborates To Strengthen Global Health Security System

GENEVA- WHO and World Bank Group introduced a new method to strengthen and sustain global health security through rigorous monitoring and regular reporting, in order to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies followed by health consequences. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim co-led the Global Preparedness…

PMA Condemns Target Killing of Doctor In Rawalpindi
National News, News

PMA Condemns Target Killing of Doctor In Rawalpindi

KARACHI–  Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) strongly condemned the target killing of Dr. Naushad Khalid, in the city of Rawalpindi, while he was at his clinic. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad stated that, this is extremely unfortunate that after so many previous incidents, our government still has failed to provide security…

QA Department at HEC Compromised, Handed Over to a Controversial Official
National News, News

QA Department at HEC Compromised, Handed Over to a Controversial Official

Islamabad – The Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) has overlooked the  quality and standards of the education system, as its Quality Assurance Department (QAD) has been handed over to an official who previously faced 3 interdepartmental inquires for negligence and misconduct at HEC. This post requires expertise and a good level of understanding, to greatly assess the…

KIHD Faces Problems; Cardiac Patients Suffer!
National News, News

KIHD Faces Problems; Cardiac Patients Suffer!

KARACHI–  The Cardiac Emergency and OPD patients of Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) continue to suffer due to lack of facilities in the city’s second largest cardiac care health facility. An administrative official at KIHD stated that, the hospital has been facing acute shortage of medicines since last 6 years, while equipment like Angiography…

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