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Healthcare initiative by ICWS team
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Healthcare initiative by ICWS team

Karachi- ICWS recently organized a community welfare medical camp for free blood screening and health awareness at Elaj Medical Center, DHA Phase II. The program was organized in collaboration with iSTOC Finland. The event was inaugurated by Governor of Sindh, H.E. Imran Ismail, who appreciated the efforts of organizers. The program was led by Dr…

DUHS organized fundraising concert
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DUHS organized fundraising concert

KARACHI: The Vice-Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Prof Mohammed Saeed Quraishy said that extra-curricular activities have their own importance during the education period in a student’s life, but if such type of events contributes to supporting those in need, then it turns to play an extremely vital role. He said this while talking…

   Hiked drug prices. Who belled the cat?
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  Hiked drug prices. Who belled the cat?

 Rise in drug prices must to ensure survival of the pharma industry The rise in drug prices including approved 15% has drawn palpable hue and cry from the masses. Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan through SRO 34(I)/2019 issued in January 2019 notified an increase of 9% over and above maximum retail price (MRP) of medicines…

Skits competition to highlight Alzheimer’s disease
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Skits competition to highlight Alzheimer’s disease

Rawalpindi- A seminar and inter-university skit competition was recently organized by Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Pakistan Rawalpindi Chapter (APRC). The event was based on the theme: ‘Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders’ and the motive was to raise awareness regarding this disease. Multiple universities across Rawalpindi participated in the event. Dr…

Health week celebration by Altamash Hospital
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Health week celebration by Altamash Hospital

Karachi- Altamash Hospital organized Health Week on 6th and 7th April at a mall in Karachi for public awareness. A large number of people participated in this program and played their part in increasing health awareness among the general public. People from all walks of life benefitted from this activity and appreciated the efforts of…

Sindh Health Minister stresses on eradication of TB
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Sindh Health Minister stresses on eradication of TB

The Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, has stated that the time has come to eradicate tuberculosis from Sindh. She claimed that the Sindh government had taken many steps to fight against TB. This she said while addressing a seminar commemorating World TB day at a local hotel where she…

ASH house officers stage protest
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ASH house officers stage protest

KARACHI: The house officers of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH), Karachi, continued their protest and boycott of the Outpatient Departments (OPDs), despite the payment of their stipend. The house officers refused to end their protest till the clearance of the dues of their all colleagues, as the stipend of more than 30 doctors is yet…

Diabetic patients advised to consult with doctor before Ramadan
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Diabetic patients advised to consult with doctor before Ramadan

KARACHI: The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Prof Masroor stated that every Muslim wishes to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, but it is difficult for diabetic patients to do so. Fasting for a patient with diabetes involves individual planning and care from a doctor. Diabetic patients thus must seek…

23rd Hamdard University Convocation 2019
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23rd Hamdard University Convocation 2019

The 23rd Hamdard University Convocation 2019 was held at the Abdul Moueed Hall in the main campus, Bait-ul Hikma, Hamdard University. All the students and their parents were seated in their allocated area. The convocation began with the entrance of the academic procession. The ceremony began with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by an annual…

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