News / June 26, 2019 Rabies claims another life in Karachi

KARACHI: Another case of rabies surfaced recently in Karachi. Twelve-year-old boy, Kashif Sohrab, son of Sohrab, was brought to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) from Thatta with full-blown rabies where he breathed his last shortly after. Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali, said that another child of rabies from Thatta was brought in recently...

News / June 26, 2019 Karachi faces acute shortage of lady MLOs 

KARACHI: Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city with a high crime ratio, is facing a severe shortage of female medico-legal officers as only three MLOs are currently operating in the entire city. Three major public hospitals of Karachi including the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), and the Abbasi...

News / June 26, 2019 Sindh Rescue and Medical Services launched

KARACHI: The Sindh Rescue and Medical Services (SRMS), a project of the Government of Sindh, in collaboration with Aman Health Care Services, was formally launched at the Sindh Secretariat recently. Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister for Health and Population, Government of Sindh, graced the occasion and cut the ribbon to inaugurate the newly branded ambulances....

News, Regional News / June 26, 2019 Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 

KARACHI- Services General Administration & Coordination Department of Sindh has posted Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital Orangi Town. According to a notification, Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari, Chief Pathologist (BS-20), Health Department, awaiting posting, is posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital...

Research, Technology / June 24, 2019 When your scan shows a tumor but you don’t have one

Press Release In this age of science and technology, where you rejoice over a plethora of convenience-based options, you must also take time out to consider and evaluate your blind trust and dependence on these ways and, more importantly, your consequent vulnerability. In medicine, today’s advanced diagnostic equipment has made early detection of disease a...

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Experts discuss HIV outbreak control strategies 

KARACHI: The officials of the Sindh Health Department met with the UN partners and doctors from different institutions across the province for the Inter-Agency HIV Response Coordination meeting held at a local hotel in Karachi. During this meeting, the Sindh government HIV Outbreak Response was discussed. The HIV outbreak response plan includes multiple targets like...

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Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 

KARACHI- Services General Administration & Coordination Department of Sindh has posted Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital Orangi Town. According to a notification, Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari, Chief Pathologist (BS-20), Health Department, awaiting posting, is posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital...
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BUSINESS NEWS

Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s...

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2-day All Pakistan Medical Quiz Competition reaches conclusion

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University (AKU) won the two-day long All Pakistan Medical Quiz competition organized by the Jinnah Sindh Medical University’s Student Council. A total of sixteen teams of medical students from universities from all over Pakistan participated in the first round following which the AKU, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Jinnah Medical...

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