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Up-coming next two months are crucial: PM Imran
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Up-coming next two months are crucial: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan recently said next two-and-a-half months are crucial as the peak of coronavirus is expected around August, and it could be curbed by religiously following the government’s standard operating procedures (SOPs). “We expect that cases of coronavirus in Pakistan will hit their peak by the end of July or August after…

PM Focal Person on COVID-19 visits CHK
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PM Focal Person on COVID-19 visits CHK

KARACHI: Prime Minister’s Focal Person on COVID-19, Dr Faisal Sultan, and other experts recently visited the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) to inspect the treatment facilities being provided to coronavirus patients in the hospital. Special Assistant to PM Digital Pakistan, Tania Airdus, and Chief of Staff, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Brig…

Doctors demand crackdown against misleading social media websites 
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Doctors demand crackdown against misleading social media websites 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Young Doctors Association, and Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) Sindh demanded the launch of a comprehensive crackdown against social media websites and social media for posts misrepresenting public and healthcare workers. They urged the concerned authorities to launch a timely and effectively crackdown against the misleading propaganda circulating on…

PPMA demands import of drugs from India
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PPMA demands import of drugs from India

Karachi: Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) recently requested the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) to get clearance from Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to import (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) APIs from India. The official letter  forwarded by Secretary-General, PPMA, Nawaz Ahmed, mentioned that the APIs import from India had been restricted…

SFDL completes DNA identification of PIA air crash victims
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SFDL completes DNA identification of PIA air crash victims

KARACHI: The Sindh Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory (SFDL) at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, has completed the DNA identification of the victims of the PIA air crash. A few cases where relatives have not contacted are pending and will be deciphered depending on the availability of reference…

New security plan finalises for CHK
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New security plan finalises for CHK

Karachi: A thorough security plan was recently formulated by a joint collaboration of the police, Rangers, hospital staff and civil administration. The plan aimed to prevent any unpleasant situation developing at Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) in the future, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Sharjeel Kharal said recently. He stated this while visiting…

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