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Inhumane Behaviour Displayed by NICVD ’S Security Guards
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Inhumane Behaviour Displayed by NICVD ’S Security Guards

KARACHI- The security guards of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) badly tortured a patient’s attendant, over a minor issue of car parking. Sources at NICVD stated that, the insulting behavior of security guards with patients and their attendants have become common practice during rush hours. Four security guards of the  hospital, baldy tortured Mr….

Blindness Caused By Cataract, Now Treatable!
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Blindness Caused By Cataract, Now Treatable!

KARACHI- Health experts stated that, blindness is found to be affecting 01 percent of our general population of Pakistan, out of which, 60 percent cases occur due to cataract and 20 percent of those need world’s most latest surgery,  ‘FLACS’ to treat this disease. Blindness due to cataract is completely treatable, but patient starts to…

SACP Registered 13,977 HIV/AIDS Cases in Sindh Province
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SACP Registered 13,977 HIV/AIDS Cases in Sindh Province

KARACHI- Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) recorded 13,977 HIV/AIDS infected patients, since the start of their program in year 1995; out of which 13,705 were HIV patients and 239 were AIDS positive. According to the statistics issued by Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP), currently, an estimated 131,000 HIV/AIDS infected people are living in Pakistan, out…

KMC and Sindh Government Hospitals in Dire Need of Advanced Fire Safety Equipment
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KMC and Sindh Government Hospitals in Dire Need of Advanced Fire Safety Equipment

KARACHI– The recent fire incident at JPMC lead the Sindh Government and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) hospitals to focus on arranging advanced fire safety equipment, for protection of patients, attendants, medical staff and hospital’s costly diagnostic equipment. It was disclosed that, KMC hospitals like Dr. Ruth K.M Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre…

5th Renal Transplantation Course Ends at SIUT
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5th Renal Transplantation Course Ends at SIUT

KARACHI- A three- day postgraduate course based on Renal Transplantation Urology and Nephrology concluded at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). This course was the 5th of its kind, and was organized by SIUT, in collaboration with Westmead Hospital, Sydney. Prof Jeremy Chapman, a Renal Physician from Australia, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Transplantation…

Upgradation of Pakistan’s Healthcare and Medical Education System – AKU Signs Mou With Open
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Upgradation of Pakistan’s Healthcare and Medical Education System – AKU Signs Mou With Open

KARACHI- Aga Khan University (AKU), Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN) and a Pakistani multinational pharmaceutical company signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support startups by young entrepreneurs, that work to solve challenges faced by current healthcare and medical education system. OPEN is the largest organization of Pakistani entrepreneurs in North America, with…

The Art of Storytelling; Fading Away from Society!
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The Art of Storytelling; Fading Away from Society!

KARACHI- Renowned storyteller Mr. Fawad Khan, appeared as a Chief Guest at Dow University of Health Sciences’ Guest Speaker session. This program was held at Moin Auditorium, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). He expressed his views regarding Storytelling and how it has become little to none in our society, and that we need to…

Implementation of Centralized Admission Policy Still Remains Ambivalent
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Implementation of Centralized Admission Policy Still Remains Ambivalent

KARACHI: Earlier, the concerned authorities of Pakistan’s medical education system, decided to formulate a ‘centralized admission policy,’ which consisted of a centralized test for admissions into medical and dental colleges, respectively. Up till now, the authorities from Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) haven’t been able to devise a uniform admission strategy for admissions in…

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