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Sindh doctors salary at par with Punjab doctors
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Sindh doctors salary at par with Punjab doctors

KARACHI: Chief Minister, Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to give salary packages to doctors working in the Sindh Provincial Government Health Department at par with the salaries of Punjab doctors. The Chief Minister has directed Chief Secretary, Mumtaz Ali Shah, to carry out an exercise to give remuneration to the doctors of Sindh…

Show Cause Notices Issued to 8 WMOs for Missing Training
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Show Cause Notices Issued to 8 WMOs for Missing Training

KARACHI- On the directives of Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, eight women medical officers of Sindh health department have given show cause notices for not attending crash training on post pregnancy family planning. Those who have been given show cause notices included Dr Abida, Dr Shaida, Dr Anum Naz…

PMA Lauds Sindh Government for Providing Free Emergency Treatment  
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PMA Lauds Sindh Government for Providing Free Emergency Treatment  

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) appreciated the Government of Sindh for presenting a bill on prioritizing and facilitating emergency treatment amongst injured people, without any charge at private and government-run health facilities. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA Centre), Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad, acknowledged the efforts made by Sindh Government, adding that this legislation will definitely…

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…

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