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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)…

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…

Second Satellite Center Inaugurated At NICVD
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Second Satellite Center Inaugurated At NICVD

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appreciated the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD Karachi) for setting a precedent by providing free of charge quality care to its patients without any distinction. Inaugurating the second satellite centre of NICVD Karachi in Tando Muhammad Khan, Bilawal said facility established in collaboration with theSindh government…

NICH Ward – A Godsend For Angels Fighting Cancer
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NICH Ward – A Godsend For Angels Fighting Cancer

KARACHI – A mother, after every 15 days, takes her only child suffering from cancer to a dedicated healthcare facility situated on the third floor of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH). NICH’s staff takes care of ailing children and treats young cancer patients. “I have been coming here for examinations following chemotherapy sessions of…

Breast Cancer Screening Units Rotting Away Unused
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Breast Cancer Screening Units Rotting Away Unused

KARACHI – Last year, the Scottish government donated to the Sindh health department seven mobile breast cancer screening units, but not only have the provincial authorities squandered the equipment worth Rs2 billion, they have also deprived thousands of rural women of a vital facility. The units were promised by the NHS Scotland in the presence…

Clean Drinking Water A Rarity For Karachi Hospitals
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Clean Drinking Water A Rarity For Karachi Hospitals

KARACHI: Patients, their attendees and hospital staff were being compelled to drink unhygienic water in Karachi’s public hospitals, it was recently found. During a survey, it was learnt the underground and overhead tanks in major government hospitals were not being maintained properly. An official of Civil Hospital Karachi, now Dr Ruth Pfau Hospital, who wished to…

Civil Hospital Docs Call Strike for Promotions
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Civil Hospital Docs Call Strike for Promotions

KARACHI – The doctors at Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) observed a token hunger strike and also staged a rally from OPD to Administration Block against delay in promotions of doctors by Sindh government. The doctors, led by Doctors Action Committee President, Dr Nawaz Mallah and others took out the rally from OPD Block that culminated…

5th National & International Pharmacists’ Conference
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5th National & International Pharmacists’ Conference

KARACHI-The Pakistan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (PSHP) is organizing a one-day 5th national & 2nd international conference on October 14, 2017 under theme “Quality, Safety and Outcome; A Program shift in Pharmacy”. This was announced by President, Pakistan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Abdul Latif Sheikh, during a press conference at Karachi Press Club here ….

0.5m Deaths Occur Annually Due to Medication Error’
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0.5m Deaths Occur Annually Due to Medication Error’

KARACHI – Around 400,000 to 500,000 deaths are estimated to occur annually in Pakistan due to medication induced errors, said President Pakistan Society of Health System Pharmacists (PSHP), Abdul Latif Sheikh here Tuesday. In reply to a question during a joint press conference at Karachi Press Club, he said that no authentic data to rely…

Murad Approves Rs 1bn for JPMC, Allows Hiring of Staff
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Murad Approves Rs 1bn for JPMC, Allows Hiring of Staff

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved Rs1 billion for medicines, surgical disposable items and allowed recruitment of doctors and other necessary staff against vacant posts at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). He took this decision on Tuesday while presiding over a meeting of the JPMC to review its problems and…

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