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Otsuka’s regular awareness sessions
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Otsuka’s regular awareness sessions

Quackery – a real source of infectious disease spread: Dr Karim At  the Otsuka’s monthly session, arranged to highlight controlling and curbing contagious diseases and making people wise to their destructive nature, gastroenterologist – Dr Shahid Karim of Liaquat National Hospital, as the guest speaker, blamed quackery as one of the main and most potent…

No pay for Nurses
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No pay for Nurses

Karachi: The nursing students in the province of Sindh province are not getting their monthly stipends for the last six months and lack of budget is the reason cited for this non-payment. Ejaz Ahmed Kelri, focal person Provincial Nurses Association (PNA) Sindh talking to Medical News said that there are 20 School of Nursing established…

KP governor wants anti-polio drive resumed in Bara
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KP governor wants anti-polio drive resumed in Bara

Peshawar: Expressing serious concern over the reported polio cases in Akkakhel and Milward areas of Bara in Khyber Agency, Governor Mahtab Ahmad Khan Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to take every possible step to resume the anti-polio campaign in the affected areas. An official handout said that after taking notice of reports about four cases…

Naegleria and Dengue form new Death Clouds over Karachi
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Naegleria and Dengue form new Death Clouds over Karachi

Karachi: A middle-aged man and a young woman fell prey to two different deadly diseases in Karachi, the former to much-dreaded dengue fever and the latter to Naegleria fowleri, better known as the ‘brain-eating amoeba’. A senior health official has said that she was the eighth victim of naegleria this year in Sindh and first…

Dengue needs focused attention of health authorities in Karachi.
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Dengue needs focused attention of health authorities in Karachi.

Prevention & Control Programmes must be expanded and enriched Karachi: Peak season of malaria and dengue viral fever has begun in Sindh province with first spell of monsoon rain and will continue till December 2014, but Dengue Prevention and Control Program is still virtually non-functional, and needs up-gradation. The negligence occurs due to the internal-differences…

Sindh engages private sector to improve Government hospitals
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Sindh engages private sector to improve Government hospitals

Provincial Minister for Environment & Costal Development and the Chairman of Sindh Health Advisory Board – Dr Sikander Ali Mandhro has recently announced that; A plan has been devised to provide latest equipment and quality medical facilities at public healthcares of Sindh, by seeking coordination with well-known private institutions in the health services sector. The…

Radiology department workers at greater risk of diseases
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Radiology department workers at greater risk of diseases

Karachi:  People working in radiology departments are more likely to contract serious diseases as most of them perform their duties without adequate safety measures and protective gear. Radiation Protection Officer (RPO), Civil Hospital Karachi (CKH), Muhammad Tariq said radiation means energy which travels in the form of rays. He said safety measure and some equipment…

Free Hepatitis vaccination for University Students begins
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Free Hepatitis vaccination for University Students begins

Karachi: Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programmeunder the Chief Minister Initiatives program has started screening and vaccination of students of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology (FUUAST). Around 5,000 students both male & female screened and vaccinated during month long camp which was started on 25 August and will continue till 25 September 2014. …

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