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4 new cases of Polio recorded, Pakistan at ‘tipping point’
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4 new cases of Polio recorded, Pakistan at ‘tipping point’

Lahore: Amidst the Government’s regular, supposedly ‘successful’ anti-Polio campaigns, four new cases of the crippling disease were recorded in the country, taking the total to a staggering 266 this year alone. Two of these cases were reported from FATA, one from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one from Baluchistan. It is pertinent to mention that on the…

Medical and paramedical staff of government hospitals boycotts duties in protest
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Medical and paramedical staff of government hospitals boycotts duties in protest

Karachi: Doctors, paramedical staff and nurses boycotted OPDs duties of government hospitals for two-hours across the Sindh province on the call given by Sindh Health Employees Action Committee against the privatization of healthcare centers across the province on Monday.  The two-hour boycott was observed at Civil Hospital Karachi, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of…

Murder of Dr Shamim Raza condemned by PMA
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Murder of Dr Shamim Raza condemned by PMA

Karachi: The PMA has condemned the ruthless murder of 58 year old Dr Shamim at his clinic on the 2nd of December in the Korangi area of Karachi. A joint meeting of PMA Karachi and PMA Center was held in this regard, presided over by Professor S Tipu Sultan, Ex-President PMA Center. Prominent attendees of…

Thieves flee with Rs 0.3 Million worth of medicine and supplies
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Thieves flee with Rs 0.3 Million worth of medicine and supplies

Karachi: Unidentified thieves looted medicines worth Rs0.3 million from the Burns Center, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) earlier last week. A official of Burns Center Karachi on condition of anonymity said that thieves barged into the Pharmacy Department of center and looted the medicine worth of 0.3 million. He said after the incident, the Burns Center…

Another Suspected Case of Ebola in Karachi
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Another Suspected Case of Ebola in Karachi

Islamabad: According to a press release issued by WHO, a 45 year old Pakistani National landed at the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi from Liberia and was taken to the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre owing to his poor health. The patient was on a 2 day trip to Liberia, and upon entering the Jinnah International…

2nd Basic Arthroscopy Workshop organized
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2nd Basic Arthroscopy Workshop organized

Rawalpindi: The Pakistan Orthopaedic Association recently organized the 2nd Basic Arthroscopy Workshop at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi, on the 23rd of November. The Workshop comprised of highly informative lectures as well as a hands-on session for the participants. Prominent, distinguished members of the Arthroscopy forum including Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed,…

Nursing students stage protest against PNC Registrar
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Nursing students stage protest against PNC Registrar

Karachi: All Nursing Students of Lyari General and Korangi Hospital Karachi on Monday staged protests against the biased standards of Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) officials with, outside Karachi Press Club. The protesters were carrying placards and banners inscribed with different slogans such as ‘Go Nighat Durrani Go’, ‘Stop injustice with nursing students’, ‘Re-conducting test is…

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