News, Regional News / May 20, 2019 NICH employee dies after falling from roof

KARACHI: An employee of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) accidentally fell from the second floor of the hospital and later died due to multiple head injuries on May 18th, 2019. 55-year old Muhammad Qasim accidentally fell from the second floor the hospital where he was busy with some plumbing work. The rescue officials...

News, Regional News / May 20, 2019 Over 14,000 dog bite cases reported in Karachi

KARACHI: As many as 14,000 dog bite cases have been reported in Karachi’s hospitals since the start of the year. Out of these cases, five people have died so far due to the non-availability of the rabies vaccine in health facilities. An official at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) told that around 5,300...

National News, News / May 20, 2019 PMA asks Sheikh Rashid to declare railway stations as non-smoking areas

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), being the mother organization of the medical fraternity, is also a patient-friendly organization that has always raised its voice for the improvement of the state of health in our country. The PMA has been running campaigns petitioning for the ban of tobacco and chalia (betel nuts) in all forms...

News, Regional News / May 20, 2019 Haleem demands AIDS emergency in Sindh

Karachi: The Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Sindh chapter’s acting President, Haleem Adil Shaikh, has requested the government of Sindh to declare an AIDS emergency in the whole Sindh province. According to details, Haleem Adil, who is also a parliamentary party leader of the PTI in the Sindh assembly, deposited a resolution in the Sindh...

National News, News / May 20, 2019 Third Naegleria fowleri case reported in Karachi 

KARACHI: The third case of Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, was recently reported in a private hospital of Karachi. Two other deaths from the deadly Naegleria have been reported in the city so far. A 34-year old man, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, is under treatment at a private hospital in Karachi whose condition has been termed...

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PMA asks Sheikh Rashid to declare railway stations as non-smoking areas

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), being the mother organization of the medical fraternity, is also a patient-friendly organization that has always raised its voice for the improvement of the state of health in our country. The PMA has been running campaigns petitioning for the ban of tobacco and chalia (betel nuts) in all forms...

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NICH employee dies after falling from roof

KARACHI: An employee of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) accidentally fell from the second floor of the hospital and later died due to multiple head injuries on May 18th, 2019. 55-year old Muhammad Qasim accidentally fell from the second floor the hospital where he was busy with some plumbing work. The rescue officials...
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