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Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases
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Doctors’ ignorance blamed for rapidly increasing TB cases

Islamabad: Many patients have recently complained about the failure of government and private hospitals in providing proper, timely treatment and diagnosis of Tuberculosis. Leading hospitals across the country have been frequently misdiagnosing the harmful, contagious disease, giving patient the wrong medication thus leading to various complications. The first Tuberculosis Patient Management Symposium was held at…

Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan
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Breast Feeding Week observed in Balochistan

Quetta: A breast feeding week was organized from October 23rd to October 30th to highlight the importance of breast feeding in children. The campaign, titled ‘Breastfeeding: A winning Goal for Life’ was initiated by the Balochistan Health Director General Naseer Ahmed Baloch. He expressed his views on the subject during a press conference arranged at…

Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital
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Breast Cancer awareness workshop organized at Ziauddin Hospital

Karachi: Assistant Professor, Ziauddin Hospital Karachi, Dr Lubna Mushtaque Vohra said that early detection and diagnosis is the best prevention of breast cancer. Early detection of symptoms subsequently decreases the chances of cancer development. She shared these views while addressing an awareness workshop organized by Ziauddin Hopstial Karachi. She said Pakistan unfortunately has the highest…

Essay Competition organized at LCMD
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Essay Competition organized at LCMD

Karachi: Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry recently organized an essay competition open for all M.B.B.S and B.D.S students at the College. Prof. Dr. Navid Rashid Qureshi (Principal Dental) proposed the idea of the activity and supervised the event which was organized and executed by Dr. Shumaila Iqbal Moosa (Asst. Prof. and Head of Dept….

World Stroke Day observed at the Karachi Press Club
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World Stroke Day observed at the Karachi Press Club

Karachi: Renowned neurologist and President Pakistan Society of Neurology, Dr Muhammad Wasay Shakir said that stroke has take epidemic turn in Pakistan and approximately 1,000 people experience stroke attack on daily basis across the country out of which 400 do not survive. He expressed these views while addressing a seminar in connection with the World…

Dengue Prevention & Control Program remains non-functional in Sindh
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Dengue Prevention & Control Program remains non-functional in Sindh

Karachi: Sources have confirmed that all dengue prevention & control activities have slowed down in the province especially in Karachi, owing to the poor coordination between public healthcares and dengue program administration. Major public and private hospitals of Karachi have not been sharing Dengue cases and their mortality reports, and the Dengue Prevention & Control…

Dengue Prevention & Control Program remains non-functional in Sindh
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Dengue Prevention & Control Program remains non-functional in Sindh

Karachi: Sources have confirmed that all dengue prevention & control activities have slowed down in the province especially in Karachi, owing to the poor coordination between public healthcares and dengue program administration. Major public and private hospitals of Karachi have not been sharing Dengue cases and their mortality reports, and the Dengue Prevention & Control…

Graduates urged to ‘make a choice’ at the 27th Convocation Ceremony of AKU
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Graduates urged to ‘make a choice’ at the 27th Convocation Ceremony of AKU

Karachi: Nearly a year after a historic convocation that celebrated three decades of the University’s commitment to providing quality higher education, the Aga Khan University’s 27th Convocation Ceremony was held on the 29th of November 2014. As 382 graduands gathered to receive their degrees, Ali Hasan, the Class of 2014’s valedictorian echoed a sentiment common…

Prof. Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Lehri passed away
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Prof. Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Lehri passed away

Quetta: Prof. Dr. Iqbal Ahmed Lehri, a renowned maxillofacial surgeon, former principal of Bolan Medical College Quetta and Ex-National Coordinator for FP & PHCPakistan,  passed away on the 24th of October 2014 battling cardiac illnesses and brain tumor. He was under treatment at Agha Khan University Hospital (AKUH) Karachi.

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