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Fowleri’s first kill of the year from Karachi
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Fowleri’s first kill of the year from Karachi

Karachi: Naegleria fowleri, a.k.a brain-eating bug, recently claimed the first life of the year in Karachi. According to medics, a 21-year old student from Orangi Town area passed away at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) due to infection of the brain called primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). “A 21-year old student from Orangi Town, Anas Aslam, was…

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…

MS and MD doctors rejoice after recognition in KSA
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MS and MD doctors rejoice after recognition in KSA

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia has finally recognized the degrees of thousands of postgraduate doctors in Pakistan with MS (Doctor of Surgery) and MD (Doctor of Medicine) qualifications. These doctors will now be able to work in KSA and other Gulf States without any obstacle. Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Executive Director Dr Ejaz Qadeer informed…

Pharma industry forced to slash prices
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Pharma industry forced to slash prices

KARACHI: Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) announced to decrease the prices of 395 essential medicines along with 464 medicines voluntarily by 10 to 15 per cent in order to provide due economic relief to masses. Zahid Saeed, Chairman PPMA announcing the decision of the industry said that prices of 395 essential medicines are being reduced from…

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…

Awareness seminar by Sindh Health-Care Commission
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Awareness seminar by Sindh Health-Care Commission

Sindh Health-Care Commission (SHCC) Act 2013 was passed from Sindh Assembly to regulate and register private hospitals, maternity homes, dental clinics, laboratories and homeopathic clinics. Commissioner, Larkana Division, Muhammad Saleem Raza Khuhro, while addressing an awareness session held by the SHCC at a local hotel said that health department must ensure that better facilities in…

Pharma Industry may collapse
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Pharma Industry may collapse

PM Khan orders reversal of medicine prices Lahore: After public outcry, Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered investigation and immediate reversal of medicine prices all over Pakistan. This is a big set-back to the pharma industry which managed to get this price increase after a prolonged price freeze. According to news, Imran Khan has ordered…

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