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Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working
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Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working

LAHORE, July: Patients at Lady Willingdon Hospital Lahore have to suffer sever distress due to unbearable loadsheding as the hospital generator was out of order for many  days. The patients of all departments, particularly in ICU, had to suffer the worst condition, due to the persistent loadshedding. When contacted the Medical Superintendent (MS) of the…

Karachi put on Naegleria Alert
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Karachi put on Naegleria Alert

Karachi: Health department of Sindh put a high alert on hospitals of Karachi after 10 more persons have been diagnosed with silent killer disease called Naegleria. Brain eating amoeba slowly affects the nervous system which results in death after few weeks. No proper treatment has been identified to cure this disease that’s why according to…

Naegleria’s spread out of Karachi
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Naegleria’s spread out of Karachi

KARACHI: Recently, two more cases of brain-eating-amoeba have been confirmed to have claimed their victims. One case each belong to Karachi and Hyderabad. As the authorities have confirmed two more deaths by the virus. While chlorination seems to be the only prevention mechanism to work against the spread of the deadly disease, new case surfacing…

750 doctors still waiting for their PMDC registration
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750 doctors still waiting for their PMDC registration

LAHORE- The Young Doctors Association (YDA), Pakistan, has pointed out that the registration of 750 doctors is still pending with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Islamabad despite a passage of one year.According to a press release the YDAP leader – Dr Salman Kazmi said; These 750 doctors had passed their fellowship exam of…

Implementation of Sexual Harassment act in Universities
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Implementation of Sexual Harassment act in Universities

Islamabad: Universities have received reminders from the HEC, asking them to submit the reported cases of sexual harassment, and the names of inquiry committee members appointed at each university. However, so far, none of the universities have bothered to respond to HEC’s instructions. In recent years, there has been an increasing number of students and…

PMA condemns murder attempt on Dr Sarwar at CHK
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PMA condemns murder attempt on Dr Sarwar at CHK

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently invited an urgent meeting to highlight and condemn the attempted murder and attack on the Duty Doctor at Civil Hospital Dr. Sarwar. While serving the patients during his duty hours, Dr. Sarwar was suddenly attacked ferociously by a Paramedical staff member, who even attempted to kill the Duty Doctor in…

Gynecologist appointed as Chief Psychiatrist at PIMH
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Gynecologist appointed as Chief Psychiatrist at PIMH

Gynecologist appointed as Chief Psychiatrist in PIMH From MNA butt LAHORE, 9th July: It was recently observed that a doctor qualified and experienced in Gynecology, has  been appointed, to fill the vacant post of Chief Consultant Psychiatrist in the Punjab Institute of Mental Health (PIMH). This was revealed by health sources. According to available information,…

Patients Suffer at Dialysis Center Shuts Down
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Patients Suffer at Dialysis Center Shuts Down

THATTA: The dialysis centre functioning at the Makli District Headquarters Hospital for years has been closed without a prior notice. The patients who have been receiving treatment at the centre were told on Thursday that the hospital administration had run out of funds to continue with the dialysis process. Explaining the situation to the disappointed…

PMA speaks on DUHS VC (Press Release)
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PMA speaks on DUHS VC (Press Release)

Karachi: Executive Committee Pakistan Medical Association Karachi is extremely concern about the existing situation at DOW University of Health Sciences after the suspension of Vice Chancellor as per order of High Court of Sindh. The Executive Committee meeting on 28th June 2014 at PMA House Karachi passed a resolution unanimously and demanded for immediate appointment…

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