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Third Naegleria fowleri case reported in Karachi 
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Third Naegleria fowleri case reported in Karachi 

KARACHI: The third case of Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, was recently reported in a private hospital of Karachi. Two other deaths from the deadly Naegleria have been reported in the city so far. A 34-year old man, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, is under treatment at a private hospital in Karachi whose condition has been termed…

Another polio case surfaces in Karachi
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Another polio case surfaces in Karachi

KARACHI: Another poliovirus case recently surfaced from the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi, bringing the total number of children affected by the crippling disease to three in the Sindh province in 2019. The Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh confirmed that the third polio case reported from the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town of Karachi. So far,…

AIDS cases jump to 507 in Ratodero  
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AIDS cases jump to 507 in Ratodero  

LARKANA: As many as 1192 people from the general population have been screened for HIV so far out of which 507 tested HIV positive in Ratodero, and its surrounding and nearby villages. These cases include five cases detected by the PPHI. Out of these 507 cases, 97 are adults and 410 children. One screening camp…

CPSP manipulating Young Doctors? Minister Yasmin lashes out
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CPSP manipulating Young Doctors? Minister Yasmin lashes out

Lahore- Punjab Health Minister Prof. Dr Yasmin Rashid recently called a meeting at the regional HQ of CPSP, where she summoned the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) office-bearers and other senior representatives including its president Prof Zafarullah Chaudhry, councillors Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Prof Aamir Zeman Khan, Prof Mohammad Tayyab, Prof Mahmood Ayaz…

CPSP higher-ups running institutes issuing rival degrees
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CPSP higher-ups running institutes issuing rival degrees

Punjab Health Minister Prof. Dr Yasmin Rashid recently called a meeting at the regional HQ of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), where she summoned the CPSP office-bearers and other senior representatives, wherein she lashed at them for ‘secretly’ backing young doctors to go on a strike in the government hospitals of the region…

DUSH owners flee court after bail rejection
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DUSH owners flee court after bail rejection

KARACHI:  Amir Chishti and Ali Farhan- owners of Darul Sehat Hospital (DUSH)–  fled from court premises after the judicial magistrate rejected their bail pleas in case of Nashwa’s death due to negligence at their HCE. At the hearing, the lawyer of the accused party commented: “It was the responsibility of the investigation officer to probe…

No-Tobacco Day observed in Pakistan
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No-Tobacco Day observed in Pakistan

  KARACHI: On the 1st of Ramadan, National No-Tobacco Day was observed across the country, urging all Muslims to abandon tobacco use during the holy month. The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Pakistan Chest Society and other medical organizations arranged programs and lectures in different places and distributed anti-tobacco literature as well. Social media was…

Reopning of Darul Sehat Hospital ordered by SHC   
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Reopning of Darul Sehat Hospital ordered by SHC  

The Sindh High Court has ordered to re-open Darul Sehat Hospital, which was sealed on April 24 after a minor girl, Nashwa Ali, passed away on April 22 due to negligence. The nine-month old Nashwa passed away after being administered an incorrect dose of drugs at the hospital on April 7th. She suffered brain damage…

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