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FIA to scrutinize NOCs of Medical Colleges
National News, News

FIA to scrutinize NOCs of Medical Colleges

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will start probing the issuance of approvals to medical colleges lacking requisite facilities and faculty. The Federal Investigation Agency has been directed after the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan took notice of media reports that some medical colleges have been issued NOCs despite the fact that they lacked the…

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy
International News, Research

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy

Doctors at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from diabetes by an innovative, unique method of treatment. They are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needn’t take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication for treating themselves against diabetes. In…

Prof Masood Hameed Khan no longer Dow VC
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Prof Masood Hameed Khan no longer Dow VC

  Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has finally removed Dr. Masood Hameed Khan from the position of vice chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) and assigned the post to Dow’s pro-vice chancellor, Prof Khawar Saeed Jamali, pending further orders. A notification issued by the governor’s principal secretary Muhammad Sualeh Farouqi, states that Prof…

College of American Pathologists Accredits the First Laboratory in Pakistan
National News, News, Technology

College of American Pathologists Accredits the First Laboratory in Pakistan

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationally recognized standard for clinical laboratories, has accredited the Aga Khan University Hospital’s Clinical Laboratories – the first laboratory in Pakistan. CAP has 3000 requirements, making accreditation a severe procedure. A team of nine CAP trained inspectors visited Pakistan last year to audit the laboratory’s quality records, staff…

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign
Events, International News

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign

World Health Day is celebrated each year on 7th April to provide an exclusive occasion to rally action aimed at a specific health topic of concern to people worldwide. The theme of the 2017 World Health Day campaign is depression, with the aim that more people with depression seek and receive help. Depression is an…

POA Arthroscopy Forum launches Pakistan Knee Arthroscopy Registry
National News

POA Arthroscopy Forum launches Pakistan Knee Arthroscopy Registry

Karachi: POA Arthroscopy Forum launches Pakistan Knee Arthroscopy Registry at the 30th International Pak OrthoCon. The Chairman of POA Arthroscopy Forum, Dr. Khalid Mahmud Shah presented the PKAR at a local hotel in Karachi. Briefing the distinguished guest and the participants, Dr. Khalid Mahmud Shah said that the registry was developed in order to gauge…

Doctors save life of patient on-board Karachi bound flight from Faisalabad
National News

Doctors save life of patient on-board Karachi bound flight from Faisalabad

Karachi: A joint effort of the Cardiologists returning from the CardioCon 2016 saved life of a female passenger on-board Pakistan International Airline PK-341 inbound to Karachi from Faisalabad. The patient had a cardiac pain shortly after takeoff from the Faisalabad on Sunday night.  The patient, female – aged 21, felt discomfort shortly after the takeoff of Pk-341…

Dr Asim made Karachi PPP chief
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Dr Asim made Karachi PPP chief

KARACHI: Former federal minister and owner of Dr Ziauddin Hospitals Dr Asim Hussain, who is currently under custody on alleged Rs62 billion corruption charges, has been appointed as Pakistan People’s Party’s Karachi chapter president, says to a statement issued here on Tuesday by PPP, Sindh. According to the statement, the decision to appoint Dr Asim…

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