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113 out of 214 water samples found sans chlorine
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113 out of 214 water samples found sans chlorine

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- A six-member committee formed by Sindh health department to check level of chlorine in water being supplied to the citizenry has found that of the total 214 water samples collected by it from different parts of the city, 113 samples showed zero per cent chlorine, it emerged.  A report compiled…

Employees of JPMC, NICH call off strike
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Employees of JPMC, NICH call off strike

MN Report KARACHI- The lingering issue of health professional allowance pertaining to employees of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) & National Institute of Child Health (NICH) will be resolved soon. This was stated by the JPMC and NICH Joint Action Committee’s (JAC) media coordinator, Ameer Hussain Shah, at a press conference held at Karachi Press…

10% increase in Sindh’s Health Budget proposed
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10% increase in Sindh’s Health Budget proposed

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI – Sindh Government has proposed 10 percent increase in health budget for fiscal year 2015-16, while three institutions will be made functional beside work on on-going health related development projects will also be accelerated across the Sindh province for timely completion, sources at health department Sindh told recently. Sources said…

Nutrition & Lifestyle Conference Experts urge multi-sector national and provincial nutrition strategy and oversight mechanisms to fight malnutrition: NNS
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Nutrition & Lifestyle Conference Experts urge multi-sector national and provincial nutrition strategy and oversight mechanisms to fight malnutrition: NNS

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- Medical News – the pioneer of medical journalism in Pakistan and the leading medical newspaper since 1968 is organizing a Nutrition Conference titled “Nutrition & Health Lifestyle” on Saturday, 13th June, 2015 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi. The event is sponsored by National Foods Limited. The conference brings together experts…

New SOPs for CME issued by PM&DC
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New SOPs for CME issued by PM&DC

Islamabad: In a recent public notice issued by PM&DC, the regulatory body has recalled earlier decision of submission of CME hours at the time of renewal instead and directed all medical and dental practitioners to submit an affidavit year wise CME hours until 31st December of every year. Further, the number of hours to be…

First Confirmed Mers-Cov Case in China
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First Confirmed Mers-Cov Case in China

BEIJING – China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission has notified the World Health Organization of a laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in China. This is the first case of MERS-CoV in China. The confirmed case is a Republic of Korea national in his mid-40s, who traveled to Guangdong province, China…

Plea to exempt Qatar Hospital from load-shedding
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Plea to exempt Qatar Hospital from load-shedding

MN Report KARACHI- Head of Orangi Town’s Sindh government  Qatar Hospital has made a passionate appeal to K-Electric management to exempt health care facility from unannounced load-shedding as it was not only causing immense hardships to patients, but was also badly affecting performance of medical staff.Voicing serious concern over unannounced load-shedding and frequent power failures…

Red Crescent’s MNCH Centre opens
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Red Crescent’s MNCH Centre opens

MN Report KARACHI- A Mother & Neonatal Child Healthcare Centre set up at Red Crescent Maternity Home, located in Orangi Town-5, was inaugurated by Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s Sindh chapter Chairperson Ms Farzana Naek. The maternity home having 10 beds has a team of experienced doctors and paramedical staff.The inauguration ceremony was attended, among others,…

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