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Subsidy on Epilepsy Medicines Demanded
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Subsidy on Epilepsy Medicines Demanded

KARACHI – President, Epilepsy Foundation Pakistan and Eminent Neurophysician, Dr Fowzia Siddiqui, expressing concern regarding the 2 million plus epilepsy patients in Pakistan and demanded of the government to allow subsidy on medicines of this curable disease as thousands of patients are presently deprived of the treatment as they cannot afford buying very costly drugs….

Sindh Refuses to Join National Health Program
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Sindh Refuses to Join National Health Program

KARACHI-Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Media Dr. Musadik Malik said former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif opened the doors of private hospitals for poorest of the poor under PM’s National Health Program but unfortunately Sindh refused to participate in that scheme and deliberately tried to prevent people of Sindh from reaping the benefits of federal…

“International Success Story of Pak Healthcare”
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“International Success Story of Pak Healthcare”

KARACHI – Senior Minister Sindh Government Nisar Ahmed Khorho has appreciated that a lot of Pakistani doctors have achieved landmarks in their respective medical field and it is great pleasure for all of us that Dr Syed Imran Ali Shah, a renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon done successful operation of Pedro Antoneo of Mozambique. Furthermore, Dr Imran’s…

DUHS to Launch Bone Marrow Transplant Facility By 2018
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DUHS to Launch Bone Marrow Transplant Facility By 2018

KARACHI – Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Dr Mohammad Saeed Quraishy on Saturday congratulated the faculty and students of Dow Institute of Medical Education (DIME) over completion of twenty-five cases of Renal Transplant during last seven months at ojha campus of DUHS. He said bone marrow transplant procedures will starts from next…

Application Date for PM Laptop Scheme Extended
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Application Date for PM Laptop Scheme Extended

ISLAMABAD: Students enrolled in PhD, MS, M Phil and Masters and under graduate programmes at public sector universities can apply for the Prime Minister’s (PM) Laptop Scheme (Phase IV and V) till November 15. According to an official source, the date for registration was extended from September 30 to November 15, to facilitate a maximum number…

Irregularities in Narcotics, Intoxicant Meds Across KHI Hospitals
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Irregularities in Narcotics, Intoxicant Meds Across KHI Hospitals

KARACHI: Major Private and public hospitals across the metropolis, where large numbers of poor patients go for their health care, are not ensuring standard operating procedures (SOPs) when using narcotics and intoxicant drugs, a report submitted by Director Health Karachi has revealed. According to the report submitted by Director Health Dr Muhammad Taufiq to Secretary…

Higher Education & Health Facilities Top Priority: Gov. Sindh
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Higher Education & Health Facilities Top Priority: Gov. Sindh

KARACHI – The provision of opportunities for higher education and health facilities are among the priorities of the government and every resources are being utilized towards this end. This was stated by the Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, while chairing a meeting at the Governor House regarding the project of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS)…

CPSP Accredits Five More Wards for Postgrad Training
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CPSP Accredits Five More Wards for Postgrad Training

PESHAWAR: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan has accredited five wards including three at Lady Reading Hospital and one each at Khyber Teaching Hospital and Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar for postgraduate training. The accreditation of five more wards by CPSP has brought the total number of recognised wards to 246 in public sector hospitals of…

Sindh Organizes Province-wide NTS Entry Test
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Sindh Organizes Province-wide NTS Entry Test

KARACHI – A total of over 21,775 students participated in the entry test to gain admission in Sindh’s medical colleges and universities at five places in the province, organized by National Testing Services. The test in Karachi was conducted in the convocation ground of NED University of engineering and technology in which more than 7,200…

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