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Dr Seemin Jamali admitted in a private hospital
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Dr Seemin Jamali admitted in a private hospital

KARACHI: Executive Director, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) and Head of the Emergency Department, Dr. Seemin Jamali, has been admitted to a private hospital of Karachi. Sources in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center confirmed that Dr. Seemin Jamali was admitted to a private hospital a day before Eid. He was suffering from intestinal obstruction. She…

AKU open and admitting all patients
Regional News

AKU open and admitting all patients

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University Hospitals (AKUH) and its nationwide network of services remain open for all patients. The main hospital at Stadium Road is open for all patients with all illnesses. Their clinics, admissions for planned surgeries, and other services are open, continue uninterrupted, and their doctors in all specialties are seeing patients. Additional…

Burn victims of plane crash will be provided with best facilities: Governor Sindh
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Burn victims of plane crash will be provided with best facilities: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail recently visited the Burns Centre, Civil Hospital Karachi, and inquired about the health of three women who acquired burn injuries following the plane crash. Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) Member National Assembly (MNA) Aftab Siddiqui, Members of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Khurram Sher Zaman, Jamal Siddiqui, and Mehmood Moulvi were also…

Eminent pediatrician Dr Yasmin Akbani dies in plane crash
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Eminent pediatrician Dr Yasmin Akbani dies in plane crash

KARACHI: Eminent pediatrician Dr. Yasmeen Akbani was one of the victims of the Karachi plane crash. She was traveling in the plane that crashed near the Model Colony area of Karachi. Dr. Yasmeen Akbani served duties as a pediatrician at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) and, after retirement from KMC, offered voluntary services at a…

Police plans to conduct massive coronavirus testing
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Police plans to conduct massive coronavirus testing

RAWALPINDI: Following a surge in coronavirus cases in the district police, the city police officer (CPO) has decided to conduct testing of personnel on a massive scale, recently. CPO Mohammad Ahsan Younas said 12 police officials had so far tested positive and a majority of them had been deployed at quarantine centers during the lockdown….

Punjab approves drug to treat Covid-19 patients
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Punjab approves drug to treat Covid-19 patients

LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved the use of Actemra, a life-saving drug, for treating critically ill Covid19 patients in the wake of a sudden rise in the death rate reported by state-run hospitals across the province. The 400mg injectable drug an interleukin-6 inhibitor which goes by the generic name of tocilizumab will be prescribed…

Trial to test a possible treatment option for COVID patients
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Trial to test a possible treatment option for COVID patients

KARACHI: A new clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of plasma therapy, an emerging form of treatment for the coronavirus, in Pakistani COVID patients is underway at the Aga Khan University. Convalescent plasma therapy involves separating blood donated by previous COVID patients into plasma: a clear straw-colored liquid that contains antibodies and proteins that…

Ease in lockdown increases COVID-19 burden of disease
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Ease in lockdown increases COVID-19 burden of disease

KARACHI: A meeting of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) was recently held at the PMA House Karachi via video call. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Ikram Ahmed Tunio (Larkana), President, PMA Centre Dr. S M Qaisar Sajjad (Karachi), Secretary-General, PMA Centre, Dr. Qazi Wasiq (Karachi), Treasurer, PMA Centre, Dr. Salma Aslam Kundi (Abbottabad), President-Elect,…

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