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Murshid Hospital Offers Free Camp For Diagnosis & Testing
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Murshid Hospital Offers Free Camp For Diagnosis & Testing

KARACHI – A medical camp was very recently arranged at Murshid Hospital and Health Care Center involving all Medical Specialities. The camp was not only a medical check-up camp but also a disease awareness program for the general public regarding common diseases. The Chief Medical Officer welcomed all the consultants and introduced them as well….

Rheumatoid Arthritis Unit Being Established at DUHS
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Unit Being Established at DUHS

KARACHI- Keeping in view the growing burden of arthritis, bone and joints diseases, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has decided to establish a new department tilted ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis’ (RA) within the ‘Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (IPM&R) by the start of next year. This was announced by Director Finance, Dow University of Health Sciences…

No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan
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No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan

KPK – Out of 95 mobile TB diagnosis vans, not a single van is operating in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or Balochistan, the sub-committee of Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination learnt on Friday. However, 70 mobile TB diagnosis vans are operating in Sindh and 16 in Punjab. The meeting was chaired by…

DUHS to Launch Bone Marrow Transplant Facility By 2018
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DUHS to Launch Bone Marrow Transplant Facility By 2018

KARACHI – Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Dr Mohammad Saeed Quraishy on Saturday congratulated the faculty and students of Dow Institute of Medical Education (DIME) over completion of twenty-five cases of Renal Transplant during last seven months at ojha campus of DUHS. He said bone marrow transplant procedures will starts from next…

Irregularities in Narcotics, Intoxicant Meds Across KHI Hospitals
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Irregularities in Narcotics, Intoxicant Meds Across KHI Hospitals

KARACHI: Major Private and public hospitals across the metropolis, where large numbers of poor patients go for their health care, are not ensuring standard operating procedures (SOPs) when using narcotics and intoxicant drugs, a report submitted by Director Health Karachi has revealed. According to the report submitted by Director Health Dr Muhammad Taufiq to Secretary…

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…

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