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Sindh burdened by Congenital Heart Diseases
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Sindh burdened by Congenital Heart Diseases

Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh- As per statistics, around 30,000 to 40,000 children are born with a congenital heart defect but only a few hundreds of them get diagnosed and receive treated, whereas thousands remain undiagnosed due to unavailability of heart health facilities in their respective areas. The Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, NICVD, Prof. Najma Patel…

Private practice introduced at KIHD
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Private practice introduced at KIHD

KARACHI-  Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) has recently introduced ‘Private Practice’ for its faculty members, in addition to their own official duties, to further facilitate patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases.  The KIHD management has taken this step upon the directives of Mayor Karachi. It was decided by the management that the faculty members and…

PRC and TRC distributes 4000 meat packs in Karachi
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PRC and TRC distributes 4000 meat packs in Karachi

KARACHI- Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh, in collaboration with Turkish Red Crescent (TRC), distributed 4,000 meat packs in different areas of Karachi, especially catering women, children and special persons, at different locations. The meat distribution campaign led by PRC and TRC, went on for over 3 days and concluded at Dar-ul-Sukoon, where 400 meat packs…

NICVD inaugurates Pediatric Cardiology Facility at TMK
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NICVD inaugurates Pediatric Cardiology Facility at TMK

Tando Muhammad Khan- Tando Muhammad Khan recently became the fourth city of  Sindh to house National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases’ (NICVD) Satellite Center, a facility for open heart surgery, after the cardiac surgeons and NICVD administration announced their first successful bypass surgery, performed at the remote district of Sindh. A Pediatric Cardiology Ward was also…

63 new dengue cases in Karachi
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63 new dengue cases in Karachi

KARACHI- At least 63 more dengue fever cases have been detected across the city of Karachi, over a span of 01 week, taking the reported cases toll to 1,862, since January 1st.  As per the weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, as many as 72 new dengue fever cases…

Sehatmand Sindh Program, soon to be launched
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Sehatmand Sindh Program, soon to be launched

Karachi- An introductory seminar of Sindh Planning and Development Board was recently organized, where it was discussed how malnutrition and stunted growth is a serious challenge for the children of Sindh. It was revealed that as many as 59% children of Sanghar District, Sindh, faced malnutrition and stunted growth, while the overall rate of child…

Blood Donation Camp held for Thalassaemia pts. by Sindh Police
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Blood Donation Camp held for Thalassaemia pts. by Sindh Police

KARACHI- In collaboration with Omair Sana Foundation (OSF), Sindh Police recently organized a Blood Donation Camp at Police Headquarter Saudabad. DIG East, Aamir Farooqui, SSP, Dr Qamar Rizvi, IGP, Sindh, Dr Kaleem Imam, General Secretary OSF, Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari, Dr Rahat Hussain and others were also present at this occasion. The donation camp was inaugurated…

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LGH seeks Sindh Government’s help for Up-gradation

KARACHI-  The Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital (LGH) management has reached out to Sindh Health Department, in order to attain support for the upgradation of various departments and the operation theatre of the hospital. Concerned authorities have been requested to provide the hospital with x-ray machines, color doppler scan, ultrasound machine and dental x-ray machine and…

Azra Pechucho Nominated as Pro-chancellor of Medical Universities
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Azra Pechucho Nominated as Pro-chancellor of Medical Universities

KARACHI- Chief Minister Sindh has nominated cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of the public sector universities in Sindh.    According to the notification of Universities & Boards Department of Sindh, the CM has nominated the following cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of government universities in Sindh as mentioned against each of them; Dr Azra Fazal Pechucho nominated as…

SHCC meets stakeholders to discuss anti-quackery strategy
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SHCC meets stakeholders to discuss anti-quackery strategy

Anti-quackery drive KARACHI: Chairperson Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), Dr Tipu Sultan said that there was a need of reestablishing the primary healthcare system, initiation of more basic health units, and mapping of the quacks operating in Sindh in order to gain reliable numbers. He touched on these pressing points while speaking at the one-day…

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