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Rabies claims another life in Karachi
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Rabies claims another life in Karachi

KARACHI: Another case of rabies surfaced recently in Karachi. Twelve-year-old boy, Kashif Sohrab, son of Sohrab, was brought to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) from Thatta with full-blown rabies where he breathed his last shortly after. Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali, said that another child of rabies from Thatta was brought in recently…

Karachi faces acute shortage of lady MLOs 
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Karachi faces acute shortage of lady MLOs 

KARACHI: Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city with a high crime ratio, is facing a severe shortage of female medico-legal officers as only three MLOs are currently operating in the entire city. Three major public hospitals of Karachi including the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), and the Abbasi…

Sindh Rescue and Medical Services launched
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Sindh Rescue and Medical Services launched

KARACHI: The Sindh Rescue and Medical Services (SRMS), a project of the Government of Sindh, in collaboration with Aman Health Care Services, was formally launched at the Sindh Secretariat recently. Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister for Health and Population, Government of Sindh, graced the occasion and cut the ribbon to inaugurate the newly branded ambulances….

Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 
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Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 

KARACHI- Services General Administration & Coordination Department of Sindh has posted Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital Orangi Town. According to a notification, Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari, Chief Pathologist (BS-20), Health Department, awaiting posting, is posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital…

Prof Adib Rizvi calls for increased community service programs  
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Prof Adib Rizvi calls for increased community service programs  

KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation’s (SIUT) Student Volunteer Program Batch 52 summer session’s certificate awarding ceremony was recently held at SIUT. The event marked the conclusion of a week-long exercise of community services undertaken by the Pakistani youth. This voluntary service program for school and college children, initiated by the SIUT since…

SHCC conducts training of trainers
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SHCC conducts training of trainers

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission’s (SHCC) Directorate of Clinical Governance & Training recently organized a “train the trainer” session on Sindh Service Delivery Standards (SSDS) at Darul Sehat Hospital. This training will be attended by the SHCC’s inspection team and medical experts. The objective is to train the experts in the field on SSDS…

Experts discuss HIV outbreak control strategies 
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Experts discuss HIV outbreak control strategies 

KARACHI: The officials of the Sindh Health Department met with the UN partners and doctors from different institutions across the province for the Inter-Agency HIV Response Coordination meeting held at a local hotel in Karachi. During this meeting, the Sindh government HIV Outbreak Response was discussed. The HIV outbreak response plan includes multiple targets like…

JPMC management unable to control medical reps 
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JPMC management unable to control medical reps 

KARACHI: The incumbent administration of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) has miserably failed to break the nexus between doctors and influential representatives of pharmaceutical companies during OPD rush hours as the influence of medical reps continues to affect patient care. Medical sales representatives and medical practitioners were not following the directives issued by the…

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