News / January 18, 2019 Consumer Courts established by The Helpline Trust across Sindh

KARACHI–  After rigorous efforts of The Helpline Trust and other Consumer Rights Organizations, the Provincial Government, under the Sindh Consumer Protection Act-2014, has agreed on forming Consumer Courts, across the province of Sindh. The Helpline Trust was established in 1994 with the aim to promote good governance, accountability and rule of law. This establishment diligently...

News / January 18, 2019 Premature infants fail to survive in Thar

KARACHI- An official report revealed the current health state of District Tharparkar, stating that, out of a total number of 192 children admitted to District and Taluka hospitals of Tharparkar, five premature newborns having low weight, died. The Government of Sindh has now declared Tharparkar as a drought-stricken district, where relief activities have begun. Deputy...

News / January 17, 2019 Executives council meeting of PMA Punjab held at PMA house, Ferozpur Road. Full framework for the whole year was finalized. More important decisions were made.

Executives council meeting of PMA Punjab held at PMA house, Ferozpur Road. Full framework for the whole year was finalized. More important decisions were made.

News / January 16, 2019 SGCH welcomes new CEO of Poverty Eradication Initiative

KARACHI-  Former Medical Superintendent of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Dr Muhammad Taufiq, has recently joined the Sindh Government Children Hospital (SGCH) North Karachi, as their Chief Executive Officer of Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI). The Children Hospital is being run by the Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) under public private partnership, since two years....

News / January 15, 2019 DUHS organizes Golden Jubilee of DMC’s batch of 1968

KARACHI- The Golden Jubilee celebration of Dow Medical College’s 1968 graduating batch was recently held at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), where the ceremony was attended by the Pro-Vice Chancellor of DUHS, Prof. Khawar Saeed Jamali, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Dow University, Prof. Mohammad Masroor, Principal of Dow Medical College, Prof. Kartar Dawani and family...



Medical News Pakistan
1-14 October 2018


Sindh burdened by Congenital Heart Diseases

Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh- As per statistics, around 30,000 to 40,000 children are born with a congenital heart defect but only a few hundreds of them get diagnosed and receive treated, whereas thousands remain undiagnosed due to unavailability of heart health facilities in their respective areas. The Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, NICVD, Prof. Najma Patel...



Say No to Quackery with SHCC – App launched

Karachi: The Sindh Healthcare Commission, an autonomous regulatory authority to ensure quality of 0healthcare in the province has launched a mobile based application to fight the menace of quackery in collaboration with Authentik, announced by the commission’s chairperson, Prof Dr Tipu Sultan at a press conference today. The press conference was attended by the chairman...


ICCBS holds 5th International Conference on Environment

KARACHI-  The fifth International Conference on ‘Environmental Horizon, Sounding the Alarm! Environment, Climate Change and Health’ was recently held at the Prof. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui Auditorium, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (KU). The international event was jointly organized by the Karachi University’s Department of Chemistry, ICCBS, and the University’s Office...

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