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MRI machine lying out of order at NICH
Regional News

MRI machine lying out of order at NICH

KARACHI: The sole children’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) has been lying out of order since the past year. The hospital’s administration has been unable to get the machine repaired, sources at the NICH noted recently. The MRI machine is used to help diagnose a wide range…

Children’s Hospital administration shuts emergency services due to non-payment of salaries
Regional News

Children’s Hospital administration shuts emergency services due to non-payment of salaries

KARACHI: The administration of the Sindh Government Children’s Hospital North Nazimabad Karachi run by the Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) has shut down its emergency department over the non-payment of three months salaries. Children who require emergency care are being referred to other public and private sector health facilities since the last couple of days as…

PMA recommends opening educational institutes after Independence Day, Muharram, and Rabi-ul-Awal  
Covid 19, National News

PMA recommends opening educational institutes after Independence Day, Muharram, and Rabi-ul-Awal  

KARACHI: The government has announced the opening of almost all sectors in Pakistan from 8th August, which were shut down to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to the announcement, schools and marriage halls would open in September. The government is opening all sectors for the betterment of the people; it should save…

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve
Covid 19, International News, Research

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve

ISLAMABAD: The Microsoft founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates has acknowledged Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve. In an interview with CNN, Bill Gates said the situation of coronavirus in Karachi, Pakistan, but like Europe, they worked hard to bring cases down. Coronavirus cases have witnessed massive decline in Pakistan in recent days after which the Pakistan government has decided…

 PMDC puts blame on Ministry for delay in registration of doctors
National News

 PMDC puts blame on Ministry for delay in registration of doctors

ISLAMABAD: While foreign medical and dental graduates have announced plans to protest outside the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) recently, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has blamed the delay in the registration of doctors on the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS). Despite repeated attempts, no NHS ministry official was available for…

Children’s Hospital staff not paid salaries for three months 
Regional News

Children’s Hospital staff not paid salaries for three months 

KARACHI: The employees of the Sindh Government Children’s Hospital North Nazimabad Karachi run by the Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI) have not been paid their salaries for the past three months. The doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff working under the Poverty Eradication Initiative have been facing financial crises due to the delay in releasing salaries. More…

PRCS on high alert ahead of rain emergency
National News

PRCS on high alert ahead of rain emergency

KARACHI: Mrs Shahnaz S Hamid, Chairman, Pakistan Red Crescent Society Sindh, recently put all the relevant departments of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), including its district branches, hospitals, ambulances, volunteers, and staff of disaster management, emergency response, and First Aid, on high alert ahead of the monsoon spell expected to lash the city from…

Young doctor goes down fighting coronavirus      
Regional News

Young doctor goes down fighting coronavirus      

MULTAN: Doctor of Nishtar Hospital recently died of coronavirus at RecepTayyip Erdogan Hospital, Muzaffargarh. Postgraduate Trainee Dr Muzamil Abbas who was serving at the neurology ward of the Nishtar Hospital contracted Covid-19 more than a month ago. He was initially admitted to the Nishtar Hospital but later was shifted to RecepTayyip Erdogan Hospital, Muzaffargarh when…

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