Covid 19

Coronavirus claims 180 lives in Sindh
Covid 19, Regional News

Coronavirus claims 180 lives in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has registered four more deaths in the Sindh province, out of which three were reported in Karachi and one in Hyderabad. Media Coordinator to the Health Minister, Meeran Yousuf, informed that a total of 180 deaths had been registered across the province out of which 157  deaths were recorded in…

417 new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed: Murad
Covid 19, National News

417 new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed: Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the coronavirus situation is on the rise in the province as 417 cases have been detected after 2,571 tests were conducted constituting to 16.2% of the tests. In a statement issued from the CM House, the Chief Minister said that 2,571 tests were conducted…

Novartis donates Rs40m to PRCS for COVID-19 testing kits and PPEs
Business, Covid 19

Novartis donates Rs40m to PRCS for COVID-19 testing kits and PPEs

KARACHI: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh Branch recently received a donation of Rs40 million from Novartis Pakistan. The support package will go towards the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits for medical workers and COVID-19 testing kits. The ceremony was organized at Hilal-e-Ahmer House, Teen Talwar Clifton. Former captain of the Pakistan…

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…

Head of CHK Cancer Ward tests positive for COVID-19
Covid 19, Regional News

Head of CHK Cancer Ward tests positive for COVID-19

KARACHI: The Head of the Cancer Ward at the Civil Hospital Karachi recently tested positive for the coronavirus. Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Khadim Hussain Qureshi, confirmed that the in-charge of the Oncology Department has contracted the viral infection and is isolated at home for treatment. The doctors, paramedical staff, nurses, and others who worked closely…

Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations
Covid 19, Opinions

Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations

The Corona virus outbreak has impacted the world badly and has resulted in a huge number of deaths. Due to its nature of total shut down and stay at home precautions many of the vital challenges have risen due to lack of mobility and activity. One such challenge is the depletion of blood in local…

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