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Pakistan Launches Hepatitis Awareness Program
Clinical, Regional News

Pakistan Launches Hepatitis Awareness Program

The initiative was taken by the Punjab Hepatitis Control Programme in collaboration with Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Centre. An awareness program for prevention, control and registration of hepatitis patients in the Punjab district, Pakistan was recently initiated by the Punjab Hepatitis Control Programme in collaboration with Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and…

Maternal, Neonatal Mortality Rate Reducing in Sindh
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Maternal, Neonatal Mortality Rate Reducing in Sindh

KARACHI- Health Experts said that unassisted deliveries at homes, excessive bleeding during childbirth, delay in reaching healthcare facilities to prevent blood loss, unavailability of trained CMWs, and LHWs during childbirth and infections were some of the major reasons behind high maternal mortality in Sindh, which were tackled through capacity building of staff and now situation…

29 More Dengue Cases Emerge from Karachi
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29 More Dengue Cases Emerge from Karachi

KARACHI- Twenty-nine more dengue fever cases were detected throughout the Karachi in a week, taking the reported cases toll to 76 in the city since 1st January 2018. According to the weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, as many as 29 new dengue fever cases surfaced across the city…

International Symposium at SMBBMU
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International Symposium at SMBBMU

LARKANA- A three scientific sessions of 2-day International Symposium was recently held at the Areeja Campus of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University. Noted post-graduate lady doctors and male doctors attended the meeting and read their research papers. These sessions included Medical and Allied Sciences, Gynecology and Obstetrics and Surgery and Allied Sciences. Different workshops…

Coordinated efforts Needed to Fight Dengue Cases
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Coordinated efforts Needed to Fight Dengue Cases

KARACHI- Programme Manager, Prevention and Control Program of Dengue Sindh(PCPD), Dr Abdul Rasheed Sheikh, on Thursday stressed the need of enhancing the coordination between civic institutions and programme management as lack of coordination affecting dengue control activities in Sindh province. Speaking to the media persons during a press conference, Dr Abdul Rasheed Sheikh said all…

45,000 Polio Refusals Cases Reported in 2017
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45,000 Polio Refusals Cases Reported in 2017

KARACHI – Sindh Government been facing multiple challenges of vaccinating all children because about 45,000 children were remained unvaccinated in the various campaigns launched in Karachi in 2017 wherein 129,000 others were also deprived from vaccination due to change residential addresses of their presents. Sources at Sindh health department told that those parents, who refused…

Emergency Typhoid Vaccine Drive Underway in Hyderabad
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Emergency Typhoid Vaccine Drive Underway in Hyderabad

KARACHI – The Sindh health department has launched an emergency vaccination campaign in two regions of District Hyderabad to protect children from an outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid, a potentially lethal disease caused by poor sanitation and contaminated drinking water. Around 250,000 children in Latifabad and Qasimabad, the worst-hit talukas in the district, will receive doses…

PMA lauds Punjab Govt for Banning Sale of  “Chalia”
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PMA lauds Punjab Govt for Banning Sale of “Chalia”

KARACHI – Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) appreciated Punjab Government for banning sale and consumption of beetle nut (Chalia) in the province and violators will be punished after 31st January, 2018. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement, said it was need of the time to take such steps because…

First Asian Elected as IASP Head
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First Asian Elected as IASP Head

Karachi – Professor Murad Moosa Khan has been elected as the president of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) thus becoming the first Asian as well as the first Pakistani in the 60-year history of the Association to be elected as President. Khan, professor of psychiatry at the Aga Khan University, was selected as…

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