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Dr. Faisal Ali murdered in Gulbahar Karachi
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Dr. Faisal Ali murdered in Gulbahar Karachi

Karachi: One doctor and three other people were killed on 20th June, in various incidents of crime and target killing in the city of Karachi. According to reports, a young Dental Surgeon-Dr. Faisal Ali, aged 30, was shot dead by two unknown assailants in the Rizvia area of Gulbahar Karachi on Friday night. At the…

55 posts of psychiatrists vacant at mental hospital
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55 posts of psychiatrists vacant at mental hospital

LAHORE: Around 55 posts of psychiatrists are lying vacant in the Punjab Institute of Mental Health (PIMH) for many years, due to which the management is facing hardships in treating the large number of mental patients. The hospital sources disclosed recently. It was also stated that; Patients of mental illness belonging to all regions of…

"Fasting and Health" Seminar at Dow
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"Fasting and Health" Seminar at Dow

KARACHI:  As we are proceeding towards the holy month of Ramadan, an public awareness program about Ramadan Fasting and Health for general public was organized by School of Public Health in collaboration with Research Department and National Institute of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) at its Ojha Campus. The theme of…

Sindh Government in Action
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Sindh Government in Action

KARACHI: Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) recommendations have been accepted by the Sindh Government for polio eradication to establish a Provincial Emergency Operation Centre (EOC). The centre will coordinate and monitor polio eradication campaigns till the disease is eradicated from the province. This was decided in a meeting that was presided over by the Sindh Chief…

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Delay in reconstruction of Hospital in Mansehra

The King Abdullah Teaching Hospital (KATH) was a Type-A institution serving the population in Mansehra. The hospital had suffered major damages during the Earthquake in October 2005. Whereby, the Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) was assigned the task to reconstruct the institution with the help of the Saudi Government. The deadline for complete restoration…

Doctors promotions in Sindh Govt.
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Doctors promotions in Sindh Govt.

Karachi: The Sindh Doctors Welfare Association (SDWA) has delightfully announced that; a batch of 49 senior doctors has been promoted from BPS Grade-19 to Grade-20 recently. By the end of June, 44 more Senior Doctors are expected to be promoted to grade-20 as well. Furthermore, Senior Doctors from BPS-18 will be promoted to 19th grade…

Punjab Suggests Rs.44 Billion as Provinical Health Budget
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Punjab Suggests Rs.44 Billion as Provinical Health Budget

According to the budget recommendations, recently presented by the Provincial Government of Punjab, an amount of Rs. 44 Billion will be allocated as the Provincial Health budget 2014-2015. However, the final budgetary figures are expected to be approved and announced within the coming weeks. The Health budget for the previous year was kept at Rs….

BDS Convocation at CMH Lahore
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BDS Convocation at CMH Lahore

Lahore: CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry held its 1st Convocation of BDS Batch and 2nd Convocation of MBBS batch in Feburary 2014. The Chief Guest for this prestigious event was the Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif along with Commandar 4 Corps Lt. Gen. Naweed Zaman, Vice Chancellor University of…

Anti-measles campaign gears up
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Anti-measles campaign gears up

The rise of summer temperatures in Karachi has generated a surge in efforts to control spread of diseases in the city, particularly measles. Karachi has been actively involved in promoting measles campaign, with Police Hospitals and Stations now giving anti measles vaccines to police officers and their families. The campaign is a response to reporting…

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