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Disaffiliation of private Medical/Dental colleges seen as an effort to destroy University of Karachi
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Disaffiliation of private Medical/Dental colleges seen as an effort to destroy University of Karachi

Karachi: Chairman, Action Committee for Karachi University Medical College, Shamoon Noushad on Thursday said hindrance in the establishment of medical college and hospital in Karachi University, and disaffiliation of private medical colleges is a preplanned effort to destroy a national institution like KU. This was stated during a press conference organized by the Action committee…

Leading welfare societies join hands to provide medical treatment to Ashura mourners
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Leading welfare societies join hands to provide medical treatment to Ashura mourners

Karachi: Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh in collaboration with the Jafaria Disaster Management Cell Welfare Organization have provided medical treatment to around 300 mourners during a two-day medical camp organized in connection with Youm-e-Ashoor at Numaish Chowrangi.  The two-day medical camp was established on the directive of Chairperson PRCS Sindh Farzana Naik, under the…

District Central announces 3-day Polio immunization campaign
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District Central announces 3-day Polio immunization campaign

Karachi: Deputy Commissioner, District Central, Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman directed officials to ensure marking of doors and fingers of children following the administration of anti-polio vaccines in order to minimize chances of missing out any children. “Elimination of Polio from Pakistan is the top most priority of the Government” stated Dr Saif.  He also said that…

Hospitals ready and equipped to manage any Nilofer-related emergencies
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Hospitals ready and equipped to manage any Nilofer-related emergencies

Karachi: Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui confirmed that all arrangements had been finalized to deal with possible Tropical Cyclone Nilofar and heavy rains, while a disaster management ward with 100 bed capacity has also been established at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. He shared this information during his visit of the city’s hospitals. Director Local Government…

Illegal motorcycle parking outside CHK a serious security concern
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Illegal motorcycle parking outside CHK a serious security concern

Karachi: The illegal motorcycle parking outside Civil Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department has become a cause of serious concern for all patients, hospital employees and attendants. The hospital management has been advised to address this security issue numerous times but has failed to take any action so far. According to a senior official who wished…

Emergency declared at all public hospitals in Karachi for Muharram-ul-Haram
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Emergency declared at all public hospitals in Karachi for Muharram-ul-Haram

Karachi: Emergency has been declared at all public sector hospitals across the city and province by the Health Department Sindh and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC). The authorities have ordered complete availability of doctors, paramedic staff and medicines. The Director Health Karachi has declared emergency in 18 town health offices of city till 12th Muharram and…

Hepatitis Program Provincial Manager dismissed following torture allegations
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Hepatitis Program Provincial Manager dismissed following torture allegations

Health Department Sindh has decided to dismiss Provincial Manager, Hepatitis Prevention & Control Programme Sindh, and relieve him of his duty for torturing journalists, and a number of other complaints registered against him. According to sources, the staff of Hepatitis Program Sindh allegedly subjected journalists to torture at the Provincial Office loacted in Hyderabad earlier…

Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases
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Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases

Islamabad: Many patients have recently complained about the failure of government and private hospitals in providing proper, timely treatment and diagnosis of Tuberculosis. Leading hospitals across the country have been frequently misdiagnosing the harmful, contagious disease, giving patient the wrong medication thus leading to various complications. The first Tuberculosis Patient Management Symposium was held at…

Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan
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Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan

Quetta: A breast feeding week was organized from October 23rd to October 30th to highlight the importance of breast feeding in children. The campaign, titled ‘Breastfeeding: A winning Goal for Life’ was initiated by the Balochistan Health Director General Naseer Ahmed Baloch. He expressed his views on the subject during a press conference arranged at…

Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital
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Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital

Karachi: Assistant Professor, Ziauddin Hospital Karachi, Dr Lubna Mushtaque Vohra said that early detection and diagnosis is the best prevention of breast cancer. Early detection of symptoms subsequently decreases the chances of cancer development. She shared these views while addressing an awareness workshop organized by Ziauddin Hopstial Karachi. She said Pakistan unfortunately has the highest…

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