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Newborn Care Clinic established at CHK 
Events, Regional News

Newborn Care Clinic established at CHK 

KARACHI: The Child Survival Program (CSP) in Sindh recently established a Newborn Care Clinic in the Paediatric OPD (Out Patient Departement) of the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK). Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Khadim Qureshi, and Director, Child Survival Program, Dr M N Lal, inaugurated the clinic. This clinic was established as per the…

HIV/AIDS has become a disaster in Pakistan: YDA
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HIV/AIDS has become a disaster in Pakistan: YDA

KARACHI: Gilead Sciences recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Gilead Asia Pacific Rainbow Grant program. The Youth Association for Development (YAD) received the grant to further efforts in their ‘Access to Quality Health and Life Program’ for people living with HIV/AIDS, youth, vulnerable populations, and people with high-risk behaviors in the district Quetta of…

Global Health Summit all set to commence
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Global Health Summit all set to commence

KARACHI: United States-based organisation Medics International (MI) would organise its “Silver Jubilee and 10th Global Convention” in Pakistan starting December 24. The convention marked the foundation’s silver jubilee. The event will be attended by Pakistani physicians in New York. The participation was expected to be of more than 1,000 medical professionals all over the globe….

Pakistan became testing ground for Chinese drugs
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Pakistan became testing ground for Chinese drugs

KARACHI- A press conference was recently held at the Golden Jubilee Hall of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi. The conference was called by the Center for Bioequivalence Studies and Clinical Research (CBSCR) and Hunan Anbang Pharmaceutical Company. Among the speakers were Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary, Director ICCBS,…

10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi
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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,…

ISO Certification launched by NIH
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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…

DUHS all set to host 10th Convocation
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DUHS all set to host 10th Convocation

KARACHI:  The Dow University Health Sciences (DUHS) is holding its 10th Convocation on 12 December 2019 at the DUHS Ojha Campus. Governor Sindh and Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences, will be the Chief Guest for the occasion. More than 100 graduates of different disciplines will be conferred degrees, gold, silver, bronze medals, and shields…

International award recognizes Pakistani pharmaceutical firm
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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…

Mother and child Health Centre inaugurated at Gadap
Events, National News

Mother and child Health Centre inaugurated at Gadap

KARACHI: Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister for Health, Sindh recently inaugurated a mother and child health centre at the Basic Health Units (BHU) Laasi Goth, Gadap. The Chief of Field Office, Sindh, Ms Cristina Brugiolo, UNICEF and officers from the EPI (Expanded Program on Immunization) and the EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) Sindh were also present…

IMRA organizes free ENT camps
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IMRA organizes free ENT camps

KARACHI: Free ENT camps were organized by the International Medical Relief Agency (IMRA). These camps were installed at the Hashmani Hospital in Karachi and the Bhitai Medical Hospital in Mirpurkhas. The nine-member team conducted free ENT camps and operated on 37 complicated cases. The team comprised seven surgeons of Pakistani origin and two British trainees….

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