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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…

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…

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,…

Doctors bodies meet Health Minister
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Doctors bodies meet Health Minister

KARACHI: A delegation of the Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) Sindh, Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), ENT Society Sindh, and Sindh Health Care Commission, recently met with the Sindh Health Minister, Dr Azra Pechuho. The delegation comprised of Dr Ghulam Rasool Bhuriro, Dr Khalid Shafi, Prof Jamal Raza, Prof Shuja Farrukh, Nargis Ghalloo, and Dr Atif…

PMA distressed over violation of SOPs in markets
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PMA distressed over violation of SOPs in markets

  KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association is very distressed about the health situation of the country following the lift in the lockdown, which recorded a marked rise in the number coronavirus infected patients, heavy traffic jams, and big crowds in markets across Pakistan. SOPs are being violated as people are moving without masks and not…

PIMA expresses concern over crowded markets
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PIMA expresses concern over crowded markets

KARACHI: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has expressed grave concern over the crowding situation in the markets and on the streets after the government announced the lift on the lockdown, which was already only partial and ineffective to a larger extent. The PIMA stated that tens of millions of people flooded the shops and…

PMA and other doctor bodies protest relaxation in lockdown
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PMA and other doctor bodies protest relaxation in lockdown

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and other health organizations, recently noted that as a policy matter, from day one, we have been asking for the imposition of a strict lockdown, as well as the education and awareness of people to follow all the preventive measures to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. These views…

PIMA lauds Sindh Government for not deducting healthcare workers’ salaries
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PIMA lauds Sindh Government for not deducting healthcare workers’ salaries

KARACHI: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) appreciated and welcomed the decision of the Sindh Government of not deducting any amount from healthcare workers’ salaries for the corona fund and to reimburse the already deducted amount with their next month’s wages. The PIMA also acknowledged the efforts of all medical associations and doctors’ professional bodies,…

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