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DUHS cuts staff salaries by 50%
Colleges

DUHS cuts staff salaries by 50%

KARACHI: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) had deducted 50% of faculty members’ salaries and others due to the ongoing financial crises. The DUHS administration has deducted the salaries of professors, associate professors, assistant professors, resident medical officers, medical officers, and others by 50%. The university’s management has also been unable to pay salaries…

AKU and partners launch free mental health therapy training for parents of children
Colleges, News

AKU and partners launch free mental health therapy training for parents of children

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative brings together professionals from across the country, including developmental paediatricians, speech and occupational therapists,…

DUHS suspends three employees involved in the girls’ hostel incident
Colleges

DUHS suspends three employees involved in the girls’ hostel incident

KARACHI: The Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has suspended three employees until further notice, including the girls’ hostel’s chief warden. Spokesperson, DUHS, said, on the recommendations of the inquiry committee formed by the Vice-Chancellor, DUHS, Prof Muhammad Saeed Quraishy, to probe the girls’ hostel incident, three employees of the university have been suspended including…

Ziauddin University and Sehat Kahani sign MoU
Colleges

Ziauddin University and Sehat Kahani sign MoU

KARACHI: The Ziauddin University signed an MoU with Sehat Kahani, one of the fastest-growing health tech companies in Pakistan, to launch virtual telemedicine courses for doctors. The Ziauddin University, in collaboration with Sehat Kahani, aims to launch a six-month-long online course where doctors will be trained on family medicine modules along with telemedicine and other…

NICVD team performs first TEVAR successfully
Colleges

NICVD team performs first TEVAR successfully

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases has achieved another milestone by performing the first “Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair” (TEVAR) on a 30-year-old man successfully. A spokesperson of the NICVD noted that after a motorcycle accident, the patient was taken to the SMBB Trauma Centre Karachi, where he was told that he suffered a major…

DUHS conducts thousands of tests without charges
Colleges

DUHS conducts thousands of tests without charges

KARACHI: The capacity for corona testing per day of the Dow University of Health Science is 1000. All test samples are conducted free of cost, the costs of which are covered by the Government of Sindh. A spokesperson of the Dow University of Health Sciences noted that the DUHS Ojha Campus provides 250 corona test…

AKU introduces COVID-19 course for its medical students
Colleges, Covid 19

AKU introduces COVID-19 course for its medical students

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University’s Medical College has introduced a new COVID-19 course for students in all five years of its undergraduate program in medicine and surgery, MBBS. The six-week course will provide students with the latest research and evidence on the structure of the disease, its development and spread, and ways to prevent and…

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