Colleges, Events / December 13, 2019 10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi

KARACHI: The 10th Convocation of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) was held at the Cricket Ground of the DUHS Ojha Campus, Karachi. Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail was invited as the Chief Guest of the Convocation. According to the Dow University of Health Sciences’ statistical record, the 10th Convocation conferred 1349 degrees to graduates,...

National News, News / December 13, 2019 Black Day Observed in Sindh

KARACHI: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Sindh, Sindh Doctors Ittihad (SDI), and the paramedics’ organizations recently observed black day across the Sindh province. The day was observed in order to show solidarity against torture on doctors and the attack on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) by lawyers in Lahore. The protesters were led by...

International News, Research / December 13, 2019 Aspirin can save you from death

A new research founded that older adults (> 65 years) who regularly took aspirin had a significant reduction in mortality from all causes and from cancer compared with individuals who didn’t take aspirin. According to researchers, “This observation was consistent across all causes of mortality. However, the greatest reduction in risk was noted for colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality among...

Regional News / December 13, 2019 NICVD mishandling hospital waste- Source

KARACHI: According to the sources at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), the hospital was operating without an incinerator. The hospital’s administration were disposing of medical waste unsafely. Most of the waste were being thrown away with municipal garbage. At the NICVD, dozens of cardiac surgeries were performed daily that generate a massive amount of...

Events, Regional News / December 12, 2019 ISO Certification launched by NIH

ISLAMABAD-National Institute of Health (NIH) organised a ceremony on launch of ISO Certification. The event aimed to highlight the achievements of various institution’s departments. The chief guest of the occasion was Dr. Nausheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC). The ceremony was chaired by Maj. Gen. Prof. Aamer Ikram, The Executive...

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Black Day Observed in Sindh

KARACHI: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Sindh, Sindh Doctors Ittihad (SDI), and the paramedics’ organizations recently observed black day across the Sindh province. The day was observed in order to show solidarity against torture on doctors and the attack on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) by lawyers in Lahore. The protesters were led by...

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NICVD mishandling hospital waste- Source

KARACHI: According to the sources at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), the hospital was operating without an incinerator. The hospital’s administration were disposing of medical waste unsafely. Most of the waste were being thrown away with municipal garbage. At the NICVD, dozens of cardiac surgeries were performed daily that generate a massive amount of...
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International award recognizes Pakistani pharmaceutical firm

Karachi: a Pakistani pharmaceutical firm recently clinched an international award at the 6th Annual Global Generics and Biosimilars 2019 ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany. A locally-invented iron supplement made by the firm was declared as the best intervention to overcome iron-deficiency anemia among women and children. Iron-deficiency anemia among women and children is found in around...

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10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi

KARACHI: The 10th Convocation of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) was held at the Cricket Ground of the DUHS Ojha Campus, Karachi. Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail was invited as the Chief Guest of the Convocation. According to the Dow University of Health Sciences’ statistical record, the 10th Convocation conferred 1349 degrees to graduates,...

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