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Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals
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Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals

KARACHI– In light of city’s current weather conditions, Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has alerted all KMC run hospitals against Heat Wave, all over the city of Karachi, while rescue 1122 ambulance services are to remain on standby during heatstroke emergencies. Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC, Dr. Birbal,…

Unani Medicine in The Contemporary World
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Unani Medicine in The Contemporary World

KARACHI– The inaugural session of a 2-day symposium, based on the Challenges & Opportunities for Unani Medicine in the Contemporary World was recently held, under the president-ship of Sadia Rashid, Chancellor, Hamdard University at Bait al-Hikmah Auditorium, Madinat al-Hikmah, Karachi. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest and President, National Council for Tibb (N.C.T), Prof. Dr….

Young Doctor’s Association Protests – Boycotts JPMC’s Outpatient Department Services
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Young Doctor’s Association Protests – Boycotts JPMC’s Outpatient Department Services

KARACHI– Young Doctor’s Association (YDA), Sindh, staged a protest demonstration and  boycotted the duties at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), over lodging an FIR against Dr. Usman, by a patient attendant, leading to a scuffle between doctors and attendants. The protest demonstration badly affected patient care at JPMC. The visiting and admitted patients who belong…

SHCC to Register Karachi’s Health Facilities
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SHCC to Register Karachi’s Health Facilities

KARACHI- Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) in collaboration with Health Department Sindh completed their initial homework to register health facilities of Karachi city. Director Health Services Karachi, Dr. Tahir Aziz Sheikh, conducted a high level meeting between Sindh Health Care Commission and Health Services Karachi, where District Health Officers, Town Health Officers, representatives of Lady…

PMA Honours Dr. Seemin Jamali
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PMA Honours Dr. Seemin Jamali

KARACHI-Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi  organized an appreciation  program in honor of the  Executive Director , Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Dr. Seemin Jamali, for the services rendered & congratulate her on receiving a TAMGHA-E-IMTIAZ for her valuable services in the field of medicine at PMA House. On this occasion, CEO, Sindh HealthCare Commission, Dr….

CHK Pharmacy to be Air-Conditioned
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CHK Pharmacy to be Air-Conditioned

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi’s (CHK), administration has decided to install air-conditioners in its Pharmacy Department, to maintain temperature of medicines during summer season. Medical Superintendent, Dr. Ruth KM Pfau CHK, Dr. Muhammad Taufiq, confirmed the news. He added that temperature regulation via installation of ACs will aid in storage of medicines…

Dow Dental College New Building  Inaugurated
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Dow Dental College New Building Inaugurated

KARACHI– Federal Minister; Interior, Planning, Development and Reforms, Prof Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated Dow Dental College (DDC). He referred to the college as a gift from the Federal Government, for the citizens of Karachi. Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences, Prof Dr. Muhammad Saeed Qureshi, Caretaker Chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Prof Muhammad Arshad…

Heat Stroke Relief Center Established; In Light Of Karachi’s Extreme Weather Conditions
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Heat Stroke Relief Center Established; In Light Of Karachi’s Extreme Weather Conditions

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), has established 16-bedded Heatstroke Management Centre to cater heatstroke patients and its related emergencies. The air-coordinators have been installed and necessary medicines like drips, ORS, liquids have been stocked to deal with the affected people.  Additional Medical Superintendent, Indoor, CHK, Dr. Nasrullah has been appointed as…

Dr. Ruth KM Pfau CHK Gets Advance Incinerators
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Dr. Ruth KM Pfau CHK Gets Advance Incinerators

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) management has installed an environment friendly, Deep-Heat Sterilizer Machine (Advance Incinerator) for safe disposal of hospital waste. This is the first time, all over Sindh that, an advance Deep Heat Sterilizer machine has been installed in a Government run hospital, for disposal of medical waste including disposable…

NICVD’s Inaugurates 6th Cardiac Satellite Center
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NICVD’s Inaugurates 6th Cardiac Satellite Center

KARACHI– National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) in collaboration with the Government of Sindh, established its 6th state-of-the-art cardiac center in Shaheed Benazirabad at Peoples Medical College Hospital, Nawabshah, to provide cardiovascular services to the people of Sindh, free of cost.  Executive Director NICVD, Prof Nadeem Qamar expressed his happiness towards the completion of this…

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