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PMU organizing workshop on PFT
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PMU organizing workshop on PFT

Karachi: As per announcement Asstt. Prof. dr S Zafaryab hussain of the Department of pulmonology, Baqai Medical University in collaboration with Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, Dow University of Health Sciences, is organizing one-day workshop on ‘Pulmonary Function Tests (spirometry)’ on September 01, 2014 at Baqai University Hospital, Nazimabad.

Sheikh Zaid Hospital running without regular chairman
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Sheikh Zaid Hospital running without regular chairman

By MNA Butt LAHORE– A 700 bed hospital, one of the biggest health institution of Lahore city – Sheikh Zaid Hospital, has been running without its chairman due to which patients and hospital staffers are facing numerous challenges. Sources confided that former chairman – Prof. Zafar Iqbal had retired on June 26, 2014, since then…

Prof Mahmood Haider Resumes at KMDC
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Prof Mahmood Haider Resumes at KMDC

Karachi: Prof. Dr. Mahmood Haider has resumed his duties at Karachi Medical & Dental College (KMDC) as Vise Principal of the Dental Section. It is expected that dental section at KMDC will touch  new heights under the able leadership of Professor Mahmood Haider. Professor Haider is a renowned Oral Surgeon, and is respected globally for…

Punjab hospitals suffer absence of hepatitis C test kits
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Punjab hospitals suffer absence of hepatitis C test kits

LAHORE: Hepatitis C test kits have disappeared from blood banks of government hospitals in the province including Lahore, thereby causing huge difficulties to the patients needing blood transfusion. Blood Transfusion Services has not provided kits to public sector hospitals in required numbers for over the last one week, thus causing severe shortage of necessary item…

Medical Emergency Declared‏
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Medical Emergency Declared‏

Islamabad: The federal government has declared a state of medical emergency in the country. The announcement came after the recent political developments.    All hospitals have been asked to cancel the approved staff leaves, and for the hospitals to remain on hi-alert. This is a developing story, we will keep our readers updated.

Policemen Bribing for Medical Leave
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Policemen Bribing for Medical Leave

Lahore: Services Hospital Lahore has received several policemen requesting a medical certificate of illness.    Dr Asim, member of the YDA, told medical news that several policemen are trying to get medical certificates to avoid duties in the coming days. ‘They are offering us money to give out certificates’, he added. 

Is Bottled Water Safe for Drinking?
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Is Bottled Water Safe for Drinking?

Study claims that at least 19 companies in Pakistan are selling unsafe bottled water. KARACHI: A recent report by the Ministry of Science and Technology has claimed that at least 19 companies are selling bottled water unfit for human consumption. As much as 45% of the Pakistan Population is now known to drink bottled water…

Dental Business Crashes in Punjab
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Dental Business Crashes in Punjab

Lahore: The recent political instability has lead to the crashing of Dental Business in Punjab. Speaking to Dental News, Dr Adeel said that the private practitioners are finding survival extremely difficult admits instability and insecurity. He said that the patient flow had reduced considerably in the Holy Month of Ramadan, and after a week’s break…

Your child is falling ill, think again‏
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Your child is falling ill, think again‏

Karachi: Twenty-five percent more children are falling ill with TB than the UN had thought, with more than 650,000 hit by the disease each year in the 22 worst affected countries, specialists said. Reporting in The Lancet, they said that about 53 million children under 15 are living with latent TB infection, a condition that…

Where will DIKIOHS shift?
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Where will DIKIOHS shift?

DN Report Karachi– Dr Ishrat ul Ibad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, known as DIKIOHS, is all set to move into the Dow International, Ojha Campus sources told Dental News on Friday. However earlier on it was to move to Chanesar Goth. Rumours of moving to Dow International spread through a post on social…

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