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SHCC organizes awareness program for homeopathic doctors  
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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…

1505 benefit from Hashmanis screening facilities at lifestyle expo
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1505 benefit from Hashmanis screening facilities at lifestyle expo

KARACHI: More than 1505 health conscious exhibitors and visitors were provided with eye screening and consultation by the Hashmanis Group of Hospitals at the three-day lifestyle exhibition held at Expo Centre. Visitors were provided with facilities for random blood sugar testing, blood pressure checking and diagnosis with a general physician. Free eye screening was done…

PIMA Announces 16th Biennial Provincial Conventions
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PIMA Announces 16th Biennial Provincial Conventions

KARACHI – The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has announced the 16th Biennial Provincial Conventions which are scheduled to be held in Sukkur (March 22-23), Peshawar (March 23-24), Multan (March 30-31), Muzaffarabad (April 13-14) and Quetta (April 28) respectively. The conventions are to feature debates and dialogs between various experts from the medical fraternity along…

Leprosy in Pakistan, Controlled but not Eliminated
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Leprosy in Pakistan, Controlled but not Eliminated

KARACHI- The Annual function of World Leprosy Day was recently held in Karachi, organized by Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center (MALC) World Leprosy Day does not only symbolizes feelings of togetherness and love for the patients affected by leprosy but also provides an opportunity to spread awareness and renew commitment to create a leprosy free world. Board…

Diabetes Termed as Major Cause of Death Worldwide
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Diabetes Termed as Major Cause of Death Worldwide

9th ANRAP (Asian Network of Research on Anti-Diabetic Plants) International Seminar KARACHI- The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and University of Karachi (UoK) recently hosted the 9th ANRAP (Asian Network of Research on Anti-Diabetic Plants) International Seminar based on “From Plant to Patient: Identification of New Drugs for Metabolic Disorders.” Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and…

AKU Inaugurates New Research Building for Women and Children’s Health
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AKU Inaugurates New Research Building for Women and Children’s Health

KARACHI– The Aga Khan University (AKU) recently celebrated the opening of a new ‘Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health’ (CoEWCH) building in their campus situated at Stadium Road, Karachi. Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director CoEWCH and Co-Director of SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Toronto, revealed that this centre is the first of its…

Pakistan faces an increased prevalence of Breast Cancer 
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Pakistan faces an increased prevalence of Breast Cancer 

PAD holds seminar on Breast Cancer KARACHI- A Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar was recently organized by Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD) for deaf women, at its Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (CEF) located in Korangi. The seminar was attended by a large number of women from different walks of life. Speakers of the seminar…

Trauma; most common cause behind the increasing number of deaths
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Trauma; most common cause behind the increasing number of deaths

KARACHI- The 2nd Annual Symposium on ‘Emergency Medicine: An Emerging Specialty in Pakistan,’ was recently hosted by Dr Ziauddin Hospital and Ziauddin University, shedding light on the increasing number of deaths, occurring due to trauma cases. Whilst addressing the audience, Prof. Syed Minhas, Consultant Orthopedics, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) stated that, “There are 43% of deaths…

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