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Red Crescent Society suffers due to financial constraints.
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Red Crescent Society suffers due to financial constraints.

KARACHI: Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s (PRCS) Sindh chapter is suffering from serious financial constraints, with are causing operational stoppages and suspension of critical humanitarian services like it’s blood bank facilities. Currenty, the remaining services of PRCS are being barely funded by donations from some generous philanthropistsAccording to the treasurer of PRCS Sindh- Shaikh Jalaluddin; the…

Rising Controversy around MDTF Project in KPK
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Rising Controversy around MDTF Project in KPK

PESHAWAR: In a surprising unfolding of events, the multi-million project initiated by the World Bank for enabling health-reforms in KPK province (MDTF) – has caused the dismissal of Shaukat Yousuf Zai – the Health Minister and Arbab Shehzad – the Chief Secretary. The project has now been surprisingly awarded to two well-known NGOs. According to…

Singer Abrar Ul Haq’s hospital
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Singer Abrar Ul Haq’s hospital

Renowned Pakistani singer and philanthropist Abrar ul Haq had been working towards the noble mission of building a hospital and medical college in his hometown Narowal in Punjab. Abrar’s manager – Waseem Ilyass recently revealed the good news that the college has now reached its final stage of completion and almost 90 per cent work…

Medical Editors’ Conference held at UHS
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Medical Editors’ Conference held at UHS

Medical Experts attending the 2nd National Conference, held recently on – “Challenges and Opportunities in Scientific Publishing” held extensive discussions to reach the conclusion that; A dire need exists for improving the; networking, understanding and learning for medical editors and reviewers in Pakistan. This will ensure standardization of research and quality of publications. Pakistan Association…

Health minister receives “Contempt” notice from SHC.
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Health minister receives “Contempt” notice from SHC.

Karachi: The State Minister for National Health Service along with the Director General NHS and other Members of the Managing Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), have all received notices from the Sindh High Court, in response to a “Contempt of Court” application. These high officials have been accused of defying the Sindh…

Killing of vaccination teams and lady health workers
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Killing of vaccination teams and lady health workers

Although every life taken by the terrorists is precious and condemnable. Over the years, Pakistan has lost over 50,000 lives in this bloodbath. Although the Armed forces and law enforcers are making all possible efforts to control it, these offensive attacks still continue. We cannot win this war without the united efforts and contributions of…

Chief Minister Punjab promises better health care
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Chief Minister Punjab promises better health care

The Chief Minister of Punjab – Mian Shahbaz Shareef recently addressed the 2nd Annual convocation of Shaikh Zayed Medical College in Rahim Yar Khan, where he stated that; The real purpose of spending billions of rupees on the health sector cannot be achieved unless modern treatment facilities become available to the poor and deprived people…

Seminar on poor reproductive health facilities
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Seminar on poor reproductive health facilities

PESHAWAR: In an effort to better understand the sexual and reproductive health issues of adolescent girls and young mothers, a seminar was held in Peshawar recently. The moot was conducted by an NGO named – Rehnuma – in association with CARE International. Addressing the conference delegates, Dr. Rehan – the author of a report on…

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