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College of Family Medicine Declared IDF Center of Study
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College of Family Medicine Declared IDF Center of Study

College of Family Medicine has been declared as “IDF Center of Study.” This is a great honour and achievement for the college. The College launched a certificate course under the leadership of Prof. Zaman Shaikh in April 2016 and has been busy in training doctors across Pakistan for effective management of Diabetes since then. So far the…

CHK Seeks DC’s Assistance in Vacating Illegally Occupied Govt. Houses
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CHK Seeks DC’s Assistance in Vacating Illegally Occupied Govt. Houses

KARACHI- Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) administration has lately been facing strong resistance from former doctors, paramedics and other unauthorized individuals, who have illegally occupied houses allotted by the Government for the employees of the hospital. In this matter, CHK management has sought help from the Deputy Commissioner (DC) South and authoritative figures of…

50 Dispensaries Soon to be Established in Thar
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50 Dispensaries Soon to be Established in Thar

KARACHI– Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, recently spoke to a UNICEF delegation that included UNICEF Pakistan Country Representative Aida Girma, UNICEF Sindh Chief Field Officer Christina Brugido, Dominic Stolarow, Dr Syed Kamal Asghar and Dr Umer. Upon discussing the condition of Thar, Dr Azra informed the delegation that Sindh…

Sindh Government Hospital Fails to Provide a Hygienic Environment
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Sindh Government Hospital Fails to Provide a Hygienic Environment

KARACHI– It has recently come to the attention of Director Health Services Karachi that the condition of Sindh Government Hospital, New Karachi, is extremely unhygienic, posing a threat to the visiting and admitted patients, alongside hospital staff and other visitors. The administration has failed to improve the sanitary conditions of the health facility, leaving the…

22 Clinics of Quacks Sealed in TMK
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22 Clinics of Quacks Sealed in TMK

Tando Muhammad Khan- As many as 22 clinics of quacks were sealed during an operation against quackery. On order of Apex Court, District Administration Officers conducted raids in different areas, including Hyder Colony, Nasarpur, Laghari Stop ,Dhando, Moya and Gharani Moori. More than 22 clinics and 1 medical store, being run by quacks, were sealed….

Sindh Government Children Hospital Resumes Health Services
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Sindh Government Children Hospital Resumes Health Services

KARACHI- The employees of Sindh Government Children Hospital (SGCH), North Karachi, recently ended their protest demonstration after it went on for 10 days. They resumed their hospital duties and went back to offering health care to general public. During the protest staged for not releasing funds for salaries and hospital’s maintenance, the staff of Sindh Government Children Hospital…

100 Bypass Surgeries Performed at NICVD Sukkur
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100 Bypass Surgeries Performed at NICVD Sukkur

KARACHI- The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) situated in Sukkur has been proving to be a state of the art cardiac health center, where well trained cardiologists are performing their duties and saving many lives. Chief Operating Officer, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Azra Maqsood, informed that the cardiologists and support staff at NICVD,…

CHK Faces Shortage of Staff as 600 Posts Remain Vacant
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CHK Faces Shortage of Staff as 600 Posts Remain Vacant

KARACHI- The functioning of Sindh’s largest teaching hospital institution, Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), has been greatly affected as around 600 posts for doctors, nurses and paramedics are still lying vacant. According to the sources at CHK, around 3,000 posts were sanctioned to the 1900 bedded health institution, out of which 600 posts are…

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