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Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP); Fails To Establish HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi
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Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP); Fails To Establish HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi

KARACHI– Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) failed to establish 3 more HIV Treatment Centers in Karachi, to facilitate citizens and also to reduce burden on the previously existing centers. The plan to setup HIV Treatment Centers in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital could not be materialized due…

Sindh Government Approves Health Professional Allowance for Paramedics
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Sindh Government Approves Health Professional Allowance for Paramedics

KARACHI– Government of Sindh sanctioned health professional allowance for Paramedical Staff, working across the health facilities in Sindh. The Paramedical Staff Joint Action Committee, Sindh previously staged a three-day sit-in outside Karachi Press Club (KPC) for the approval of their health professional allowance. They demanded for this to be fulfilled on the patron of Punjab, Baluchistan…

Western Lifestyle Drawback- Influx of Diabetes in Muslim countries: Expert Diabetologists
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Western Lifestyle Drawback- Influx of Diabetes in Muslim countries: Expert Diabetologists

KARACHI– President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Prof. Nam Han Cho declared ‘Westernization’ as the major cause of diabetes epidemic in Asian countries, including Pakistan. Addressing a press conference at the sidelines of 4th International Diabetes and Ramadan Conference, Prof. Nam Han Cho stated that, previously Asians used to live a simple life with…

Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA
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Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA

KARACHI– Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took notice of an illegal college, Hashmat Medical & Dental College, Jalal Pur Jattan, Gujrat. They recovered a sum of 48 million from the college administration, charged illegally from students. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr. S.M.Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said that, FIA and PMDC submitted their reports…

Medical Technologists In Need of Service Structure
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Medical Technologists In Need of Service Structure

KARACHI-  Medical Lab Technologists Association of Pakistan (MLTAP) demanded the implementation of a Service Structure for Medical Technologists working within the Health Department Sindh, from Scale 17 to 20 on the pattern of Punjab. This discussion took place during an important meeting of MLTAP held in Karachi. It was attended by the association’s president Muhammad…

Time to Evaluate Our Lifestyle:  DIABETES, Increasing at an Alarming Rate
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Time to Evaluate Our Lifestyle: DIABETES, Increasing at an Alarming Rate

KARACHI– International and National Diabetes specialists have expressed concerns on the alarmingly increasing rate of diabetes in urban as well as rural areas of Pakistan. They stressed upon educating the people and care givers to prevent this disease. Speaking at the Sanofi’s Diabetes Conference, the panel of medical experts led by Secretary General of the Diabetic…

AUTISM- No Longer an Angst! Karachi Overcomes Challenges
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AUTISM- No Longer an Angst! Karachi Overcomes Challenges

KARACHI-  Provincial Secretary for Special Education Sindh, Ahsan Ali Mangi stated that the Government is establishing yet another Center of Autism in May, within the area of Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi. This center will be catering Autistic children up to the age of 18 years. This was revealed during the Autism Awareness Session, held at The Arag…

Revolutionary Reforms in health sector: CM Punjab
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Revolutionary Reforms in health sector: CM Punjab

Lahore: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that reforms in the health sector have resulted in a revolutionary change as public hospitals across Punjab have been provided with modern medical equipment and the health culture has been changed due to latest equipment, top quality medicines and better management health reforms. The chief minister…

Over 27,000 new TB Cases in Balochistan
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Over 27,000 new TB Cases in Balochistan

Quetta: In an effort to end the TB epidemic in Balochistan, the provincial health department has launched a project called ‘Ao TB mitao’ to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day. A hospital in Karachi has provided technical support for the project while the Global Fund has provided the financial support, TB Control Programme Balochistan Manager Dr Sultan Ahmed…

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