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Sindh health department distributes chlorine tablets 
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Sindh health department distributes chlorine tablets 

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department distributed chlorine tablets in all Karachi districts, which were provided by the World Health Organization (WHO). An official at Health Services Karachi informed that chorine tablets were distributed in the Malir District,  Korangi District, District Central, District South, District East, District West, and Kemari District, after heavy rains in the…

Medical college sealed after 16 COVID-19 cases found
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Medical college sealed after 16 COVID-19 cases found

ISLAMABAD: The district administration of Islamabad recently decided to seal the college and a hostel to avoid further spread of the virus, after the emergence of 16 COVID-19 cases among students and employees of Riphah Medical College. The district health office in a letter stated, “It has been observed with great concern that numerous cases…

Inquiry committee proposed to probe unethical activities at ASH   
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Inquiry committee proposed to probe unethical activities at ASH   

KARACHI: Medical and Health Services, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has recently recommended for the constitution of a three-member inquiry committee to investigate the controversial interview of the Director, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH), aired by a private news channel a couple of days ago. Sources at the KMC told that a three-member inquiry committee comprised of…

PMA upset over motorway incident in Lahore 
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PMA upset over motorway incident in Lahore 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is in rage and despair over the atrocity that took place at the motorway in Lahore’s outskirts. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement, said that the incident shocked the whole society; the woman was molested in front of her children. People are…

Karachi doctor shot by robbers
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Karachi doctor shot by robbers

KARACHI: A 55-year-old doctor was recently shot at and wounded by alleged robbers near Hasan Square in Gulshan-i-Iqbal. As per sources, Dr Surrender Singh was wounded by robbers over putting up resistance to the robbery bid at Noman Arcade. New Town SHO Manzoor Husain Arain said that the doctor had gone there to meet his…

Two COVID-19 patients die overnight
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Two COVID-19 patients die overnight

Karachi: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah recently said that two more patients of coronavirus lost their lives overnight lifting the death toll to 2,445 and 204 new cases emerged when 12,914 samples were tested raising the tally to 132,084. In a statement issued, the CM said that two more patients lost their lives while…

More dengue cases surface in Karachi
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More dengue cases surface in Karachi

KARACHI: The Prevention and Control Program for Dengue (PCPD) Sindh has recorded 751 dengue fever cases across the Sindh province since 1st January to 5th September 2020, out of which 695 emerged from Karachi alone The PCPD registered 252 dengue fever case in January, 125 in February, 80 on March, 31 in April, 49 in…

Court orders SHCC to curb malpractice
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Court orders SHCC to curb malpractice

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court directed the Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) to file a fresh report identifying the actions being taken against the healthcare establishments violating the law till Oct 13. The petition was filed last year seeking action against unlicensed and unqualified healthcare establishments in the province. The petitioners had contended that several…

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