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10th Convocation of DUHS held at Karachi
Colleges, Events

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
Events, Regional News

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
Events

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
Business, Events

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….

54% of children are vitamin A deficient in Pakistan: Nutrition International
Events, Regional News

54% of children are vitamin A deficient in Pakistan: Nutrition International

KARACHI: A workshop on vitamin A supplementation (VAS) was recently conducted by Nutrition International, in collaboration with the Provincial Health Department, Sindh. The event was chaired by Shehzad Afzal, National Program Manager for Child Survival and Development, Nutrition International, Dr Fatima Saad, Provincial Program Manager, Nutrition International, Muhammad Yasin, National Program Coordinator, Ms Tahira, Dr…

Ride Pakistan 2020 organized by Indus Hospital
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Ride Pakistan 2020 organized by Indus Hospital

KARACHI- The Indus Hospital (TIH) organized a bike rally with Ride Pakistan to raise awareness about HIV. The event was chaired by Dr Abdul Bari Khan, CEO Indus Health Network, Dr Mah Talat, Director HIV & Malaria Program and Dr Aftab Ahmad, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer/ NGO Coordinator, Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP). The rally…

Convocation ceremony held at AKU
Events, National News

Convocation ceremony held at AKU

Karachi- Agha Khan University recently held convocation ceremony to celebrate the graduation of Three hundred and fifty students enrolled in various departments of the varsity. Dr Sania Nishtar, special assistant to Pakistan’s prime minister on social protection and poverty alleviation was invited as chief guest of the ceremony. The event was chaired by Firoz Rasul,…

PMA launched free dog-bite vaccination services
Events, National News

PMA launched free dog-bite vaccination services

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) held a press conference at PMA House Karachi. The conference was chaired by General Secretary PMA Karachi Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro. Among the attendants were Dr Shershah Syed, Ex-General Secretary PMA Karachi and Dr Ismail Memon, Joint Secretary PMA Karachi. It was announced by the officials that a free dog-bite…

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