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Fowleri’s first kill of the year from Karachi
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Fowleri’s first kill of the year from Karachi

Karachi: Naegleria fowleri, a.k.a brain-eating bug, recently claimed the first life of the year in Karachi. According to medics, a 21-year old student from Orangi Town area passed away at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) due to infection of the brain called primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). “A 21-year old student from Orangi Town, Anas Aslam, was…

World celebrates day of happiness
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World celebrates day of happiness

International Day of Happiness celebrated on Wednesday across the globe including Pakistan to recognize the relevance of happiness and well-being. This year’s theme is Happier Together, focusing on what we have in common, rather than what divides us. By designating a special day for happiness, the UN aims to focus world attention on the idea…

March 14th’19: World Kidney Day
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March 14th’19: World Kidney Day

KARACHI-The World Kidney Day is being observed throughout the world including Pakistan on Thursday March 14, 2019. The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) has chalked out an elaborate program for public education and awareness at its centres & camps. Free test and consultation would be provided to patients at Dewan Farooq Medical Centre,…

50% population to be covered with health cards: Kiani meets WHO regional director
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50% population to be covered with health cards: Kiani meets WHO regional director

Islamabad- Federal Health Minister Aamir Mehmood Kiani has reaffirmed government’s resolve to make Pakistan a polio free country. World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al-Mandhari on a four day visit to Pakistan called on Federal Health Minister Aamer Mehmood Kiani along with his delegation. The regional director who heads the WHO…

PPMA to increase drug prices
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PPMA to increase drug prices

Hike in drug prices likely KARACHI- Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Central Chairman, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA), Mr Zahid Saeed, urged the federal government to allow local drug manufacturers to rationally increase the prices of medicines, considering the alarming inflationary trends in Pakistan’s economy. He also mentioned that approximately 250 medicines have virtually vanished…

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