News / February 16, 2019 Mayor Karachi insists ownership of KMC-run hospitals

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi, Waseem Akhtar urged the Sindh government to give ownership and grant to the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation run hospitals, as it had given ownership to hospitals like Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and National Institute of Cardiovascular (NICVD) when these institutions came under Sindh government domain. He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of...

Events, News, Regional News / February 16, 2019 SHCC organizes awareness program for homeopathic doctors  

KARACHI: A consultative meeting and awareness program was conducted with stakeholders by the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) officials from the Directorate of Clinical Governance & Training on 13th February 2019 at Gulshan-e-Maymar, Karachi. This awareness session comprised of a brief discussion on the aims and objectives of the Sindh Healthcare Commission. It also highlighted the...

News, Regional News / February 16, 2019 Doctor’s strike continues after failed negotiation with Sindh Health Secretariat

Karachi: Negotiations between the representatives of the Joint Action Committee of Doctors and Secretary Health, Sindh, Saeed Awan, for seeking an end to the ongoing doctors’ strike throughout Sindh province failed again. The doctors refused to call off their strike until the issuance of a notification stating their promised increase in salaries. The third round...

Regional News / February 16, 2019 Competency-based training of midwives

KARACHI-Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, has stressed on the need to encourage educated girls to come forward as their service structure would be improved with opportunities for a better future. Pechuho voiced her opinion while presiding over a meeting with Principals of Midwifery Schools at her office on Thursday....

News, Regional News / February 16, 2019 Shoaib Ansari appointed as Chief Drug Inspector

Karachi: Services, General Administration and Coordination Department, Sindh, appointed Muhammad Shoaib Ansari as Chief Drug Inspector, Sindh, and relieved Syed Adnan Rizvi of the additional charge. According to a notification, Muhammad Shoaib Ansari, Regional Drug Inspector (BS-19), Health Department, Hyderabad, has been transferred and posted with immediate effect and until further order as Chief Drug...

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WHO Assesses Pakistan’s Public Health Laboratory Performance

ISLAMABAD: The World Health Organization, the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Pakistan National Institute of Health, jointly organized a two-day national simulation exercise to assess the performance of Pakistan’s public health laboratory system during a simulated viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak. The simulation exercises are important components of monitoring & evaluation of...

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SHCC organizes awareness program for homeopathic doctors  

KARACHI: A consultative meeting and awareness program was conducted with stakeholders by the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) officials from the Directorate of Clinical Governance & Training on 13th February 2019 at Gulshan-e-Maymar, Karachi. This awareness session comprised of a brief discussion on the aims and objectives of the Sindh Healthcare Commission. It also highlighted the...

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Sanofi’s Basal Insulin now in Pakistan!

KARACHI- A new generation of Basal Insulin (Insulin glargine U300) has recently been introduced in Pakistan, by the help and expertise of Sanofi, Pakistan. This basal insulin has been approved by the FDA in 2015 and since then, it has been used in many countries, including the United States of America, Canada, Russia, Japan and India....

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PHARM-D Commencement Day Held at Ziauddin University

KARACHI- The Ziauddin University (ZU) Faculty of Pharmacy, hosted the Commencement Day of Pharm.D (Batch – XV) 2019, for 100 new coming students at Ziauddin University. Chief Guest, Chairman Brooks Pharma, Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan, congratulated the newcomers and their parents for entering this field. He mentioned about Pakistan being a country that is rich in...

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