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380 doctors promoted
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380 doctors promoted

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI – Sindh Health department on Thursday last promoted 380 male doctors from grade 17 to grade 18.  Sindh Health Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar while congratulating the newly promoted doctors said that the health department has solved doctors’ long standing issue of promotion and now it was doctors turn to…

KITC donates ration
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KITC donates ration

KARACHI – Kashif Iqbal Thalassemia Center (KITC) distributed ration among children suffering from thalassemia and others poor families. According to KITC’s chairman Muhammad Iqbal, 300 ration packets were given to thalassemia affected children and 200 among other poor families. -PR

Prof Tipu visits ailing Edhi
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Prof Tipu visits ailing Edhi

MN Report KARACHI – A delegation of Malir University of Science & Technology (MUST), headed by it chancellor Prof Tipu Sultan, visited Kharadar’s Edhi Center to inquire after the health of Abdul Sattar Edhi, the globally known social worker and the founding chief of the country’s largest charity. The other members of the MUST’s delegation…

IBA’s Clinical Research Certificate Programme to begin on 16th
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IBA’s Clinical Research Certificate Programme to begin on 16th

KARACHI – A 10-week-long Clinical Research Certificate Programme (CRCP) will commence on July 16 at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. The course designed to “professionalize the research occupation”; develop individual capacity in the field of research and cater both beginners and on job personnel to keep them stay at the cutting edge of…

AROUND THREE DOZEN COLLEGES SEEK REGISTRATION – ‘Any Tom, Dick & Harry shouldn’t be allowed to open medical colleges’
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AROUND THREE DOZEN COLLEGES SEEK REGISTRATION – ‘Any Tom, Dick & Harry shouldn’t be allowed to open medical colleges’

By Our Special Correspondent KARACHI -Pakistan Medical Association’s (Centre) secretary general, Dr Mirza Ali Azhar, said here that that he was optimistic that the incumbent leadership of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) won’t compromise on quality of medical education in the country while granting permission to new medical colleges. “There is no doubt that…

Sindh Nursing Board’s employees deprived of salary
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Sindh Nursing Board’s employees deprived of salary

MN Report KARACHI – Sindh Nursing Examination Board’s employees are deprived of their salaries for the last three months reportedly owing to late appointment of administrative official on the post of controller nursing board by provincial health department. An official of Sindh Nursing Examination Board said about three dozen employees of the board have not…

Amir Khan praises PRC’s medical support to boxers
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Amir Khan praises PRC’s medical support to boxers

MN Report KARACHI – The Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh has provided medical support to an international boxing event organized here by world boxing champion Amir Khan. European boxers participated in the competition. “The boxing event was organised by Amir Khan Trust to raise funds for a project of two wells in drought-hit Thar parkar…

Shortage of Drugs & Diagnostic Facilities Blamed – Indoor & OPD Patients Decline at KMC Hospitals by 20-25pc
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Shortage of Drugs & Diagnostic Facilities Blamed – Indoor & OPD Patients Decline at KMC Hospitals by 20-25pc

MN Report KARACHI – The number of visiting patients and admission to public sector hospitals being run under the umbrella of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has drastically declined in the last five years owing to unavailability of medicines, diagnostic facilities and doctors, it was reliably learnt. Well-informed sources at the KMC’s Health & Medical Services…

Paan, gutka common forms of smokeless tobacco in Pakistan
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Paan, gutka common forms of smokeless tobacco in Pakistan

By Our Staff Reporter  KARACHI – People of South Asian-origin are responsible for more than three quarters of all smokeless tobacco – chewing and sniffing tobacco,gutka, naswar, betel quid or paan, and tobacco gum – consumption worldwide. Researchers – including Dr Javaid A. Khan, Muhammad Irfan and Maryam Hassan from Aga Khan University – recently…

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