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Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi
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Dog Bite Cases On the Rise in Karachi

KARACHI- As many as 22,982 dog bite cases have been reported throughout Karachi in 2017; however Sindh Health Department has failed to establish vaccination centres in district health facilities. The dog bite cases have been reported in Rabies Centre Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Anti-Rabies Clinic, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Rabies Prevention Center Indus Hospital,…

Hepatitis C patients suffer as no drugs available at Hepatitis Centres
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Hepatitis C patients suffer as no drugs available at Hepatitis Centres

KARACHI-The newly registered Hepatitis C  patients in Sindh province have been deprived of life-saving drugs since three months as Sindh Health Department has failed to purchase medicines for patients suffering this chronic disease, it was recently learned. The Hepatitis Prevention & Control Program, Sindh (Chief Minister Initiative) has been facing acute shortage of drugs since…

Breast Cancer Units to Be Made Operational In Sindh Soon
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Breast Cancer Units to Be Made Operational In Sindh Soon

KARACHI – Minister for Health Sindh, Dr Sikandar Mandhro, said that breast cancer units would be made functional in six districts of Sindh province very soon as mammography machines have already been acquired for this purpose. He said breast cancer can be detected through mammography machines at primary stages and there are 100 per cent chances of…

Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic
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Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic

KARACHI – With the advancements in the lanes of dentistry, the costs of dental treatments are increasing day by day and it becomes fairly impossible for a common person to afford such expensive procedures. Free dental camp is a blessing for people who cannot afford dental procedures or are reluctant to pay due to lack…

Civil Hospital OPDs to remain open at night as well
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Civil Hospital OPDs to remain open at night as well

KARACHI- Sindh Government is starting evening OPD services at Sindh’s largest teaching hospital, known as, Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK). The CHK administration has finalized all arrangements to launch second shift OPD services in institution on the directives of Secretary Health Sindh Dr Fazlullah Pechuho. Similarly, first evening OPD in Sindh Government Hospital Korangi…

SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery
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SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery

KARACHI: Renowned philanthropist and the Head of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Professor Dr.Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi has been shifted out of the intensive care unit (ICU) at SIUT after spending three days there for chest infection and influenza. Dr Rizvi had stayed in the high dependency unit for three days, but was later shifted…

8 Years Gone, Gulshan Iqbal Hospital Still Incomplete
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8 Years Gone, Gulshan Iqbal Hospital Still Incomplete

KARACHI – The construction work of 400 bed Gulshan e Iqbal Hospital has not finished yet despite the passage of more than eight years  due to lathery and apathy of Sindh Government. The project has been delayed again and again due to apathy of Works and Services Department of Sindh and concerned contractor. The ground…

Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons
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Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held…

Karachi Still Not Free From Polio
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Karachi Still Not Free From Polio

KARACHI- A second polio case was surfaced in Gadap Town area of Karachi, increasing the tally of victim of the crippling disease to two in Sindh province this year. An official at the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh has confirmed the second case of polio in Karachi in 2017. A five-month old Zaibullah,…

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