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‘All children of the province should be vaccinated’
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‘All children of the province should be vaccinated’

KARACHI: The Sindh Government recently decided to recruit more vaccinators to increase immunization coverage to 100% in the province. This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the Sindh Chief Secretary, Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, which was attended by the Health Department, WHO, and UNICEF representatives at the Sindh Secretariat. The briefing by the…

PPMA urges PM to appoint permanent CEO of the DRAP
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PPMA urges PM to appoint permanent CEO of the DRAP

KARACHI: The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Imran Khan for his consideration and advising the relevant authorities that the drug makers would get an extended exemption from taxes and duties and will be given more economic incentives like other zero-rated industries in the country to boost the exports. This…

Court directs UHS to resolve MDCAT syllabus fiasco
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Court directs UHS to resolve MDCAT syllabus fiasco

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court recently directed the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to hear the point of view of the students and decide the dispute about the syllabus for National Medical & Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT). Students filed a petition challenging abrupt changes to the syllabus of the admission test. Petitioners’ counsel Adeel…

Anti-Quackery teams seal 55 more clinics in a week 
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Anti-Quackery teams seal 55 more clinics in a week 

KARACHI: The Anti-Quackery teams of the Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) sealed 55 more quack clinics in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, and Shaheed Benazirabad in a week, bringing the total number of sealed clinics to 3629 in Sindh. The Directorate of Anti-Quackery teams visited 102 healthcare establishments (HCEs) in a week in Karachi, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpurkhas,…

President Alvi inaugurates ‘Corona Wall of Heroes’
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President Alvi inaugurates ‘Corona Wall of Heroes’

LAHORE-President Dr Arif Alvi inaugurated Corona Wall of Heroes in Lahore recently to pay tributes to heroes who played great role, rendered services and presented sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking on the occasion, he said that government and people of Pakistan bravely faced the challenge of coronavirus. Appreciating the government for giving a well-planned…

PPMA applauds Govt attempts to boost the exports
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PPMA applauds Govt attempts to boost the exports

Karachi: The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan for his consideration and advising the relevant authorities that the drug makers would get an extended exemption from taxes and duties and will be given more economic incentives like other zero-rated industries in the country to boost the exports….

COVID-19 claims 108 doctor lives in Pakistan
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COVID-19 claims 108 doctor lives in Pakistan

KARACHI: At least 132 healthcare professionals have succumbed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) across Pakistan, out of which 108 were doctors, and 24 were other medical staff. Central Leader of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA-Centre) told that 132 healthcare workers had lost their lives in the line of duty due to the viral disease to date, out…

Doctor’s alliance condemns closure of hospital OPDs  
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Doctor’s alliance condemns closure of hospital OPDs  

KARACHI: Chairman, Sindh Health Alliance (SHA), Dr Mirza Ali Azhar, strongly criticized doctors and other medical staff for closing hospitals across Sindh for a week and blackmailing the Sindh government. He shared these views during a press conference held at the PMA House Karachi. Dr Muhammad Ali Thalho, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro, Abdul Razaque Sheikh,…

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