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CHK gets Fibro Scanner
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CHK gets Fibro Scanner

Karachi: The Civil Hospital Karachi got the first ever Fibro-scan machine in public sector which will help in timely and correct diagnoses of chronic liver disease. Fibro-scan is a modern machine which gives information which previously was possible through liver biopsy only and the best thing is that there is no intervention. Liver diseases like;…

DUHS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014
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DUHS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014

Prof Masood’s 3rd tenure as Dow VC Karachi: Sindh Government once again has appointed the Former Vice-Chancellor of Dow University of Health Science (DUHS) Prof Masood Hameed Khan on the post of VC for their time and also issued DUHS (Amendment) Ordinance 2014.   As per details, DUHS (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 has issued on 15 September…

Another polio case in Quetta detected
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Another polio case in Quetta detected

Quetta: Another polio case was detected in a 12-month-old baby in the provincial capital. Dr Ishaq Panezai of Balochistan’s health department said the virus was found in 12-month-old Gul Muhammad, born to a family residing in Quetta’s Eastern Bypass area. Panezai said Gul Muhammad’s family did not have the polio drops administered to the child…

No Health Professional Allowance for SGRH Doctors
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No Health Professional Allowance for SGRH Doctors

Lahore: Doctors working at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital have been deprived of their Health Professional Allowance which was approved and issued in January, 2013. The notification issued on Jan 01,2013,  it was ordered to give doctors and professors falling in  BPS:17 – 20  a raise of Rs.1200 on account of Health Professional Allowance  with retrospective…

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…

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