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PALS Rescue saves 176 lives this monsoon season
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PALS Rescue saves 176 lives this monsoon season

Karachi: The Pakistan Life Saving Foundation (PALS Rescue), the country’s only privately run, near-shore drowning prevention and rescue body, saved 176 people from drowning this monsoon season, thus preventing immeasurable tragedies from occurring for several families. Apart from the lives saved, this humanitarian NGO has also carried out 565,550 preventive actions amidst extremely challenging weather…

SHCC and MMIDSP signs MoU for infection prevention
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SHCC and MMIDSP signs MoU for infection prevention

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) for infection prevention in Sindh. The SHCC and MMIDSP signed an MOU to support infection prevention in Sindh through training healthcare professionals. The MMIDSP will provide training assistance to the SHCC in conducting…

CPSP responds to allegations   
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CPSP responds to allegations  

Press Release SECRETARY, CPSP: Apropos your piece in these columns, this is to mention that the fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) is a world-recognised degree of international standards. It is a well-known fact our degrees consist of highly-structured training with stringent monitoring to maintain high standards. There is no…

Saudi Arabia disqualifies MS/MD graduates of Pakistan
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Saudi Arabia disqualifies MS/MD graduates of Pakistan

LAHORE: Saudi Arabia and some other Arab countries have banned the century-old MS (Master of Surgery) and MD (Doctor of Medicine) postgraduate degree programmes, removing it from the highest-paid tier of medics in KSA. This decision has reportedly affected hundreds of qualified medical practitioners who have been rendered jobless. Several are still present in Saudi…

Prime Minister’s Medical Talent Scholarship Programme
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Prime Minister’s Medical Talent Scholarship Programme

Press Release Pakistani medical graduates holding the full FCPS, MD or MS in any discipline are invited for two-year fully-funded higher training positions in leading teaching hospitals in the UK. Where possible, preference will be given to those wishing to pursue advanced training in anesthesia, intensive care, neonatology, emergency medicine and pathology, but candidates from…

Patients Complaint Cell establish at JPMC
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Patients Complaint Cell establish at JPMC

KARACHI: The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) has established a patients’ complaint cell in the hospital to resolve patients and their attendant’s complaints concerning the hospital’s functioning. Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali, said the complaints cell had been set up in the institution. Additionally, 16 complaints and suggestions boxes are also being installed in…

Mayor Karachi distributes medical equipment in KMC hospitals
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Mayor Karachi distributes medical equipment in KMC hospitals

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi, Wasim Akhtar, claimed that the services of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) run health facilities have significantly been improved in contexts of the provision of life-saving drugs, medical equipment, and health delivery standards despite the financial constraints. He expressed these views during the distribution ceremony of electromedical equipment and items worth Rs100…

KMC agrees to conduct fumigation and dengue awareness
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KMC agrees to conduct fumigation and dengue awareness

KARACHI- Program Manager, Prevention, and Control Program for Dengue (PCPD) in Sindh, Dr Mahmood Iqbal, recently held a meeting with the Metropolitan Commissioner of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Dr Syed Saif Ur Rehman, at his office to discuss the dengue prevention and control activates. They discussed the situation of dengue cases in Karachi, prevention…

Contract doctors stage protest for regularization
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Contract doctors stage protest for regularization

KARACHI: Contractually employed doctors working on different projects of the Sindh Health Department recently staged a protest demonstration demanding the regularization on their posts at the Karachi Press Club (KPC). The doctors working in the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Accident Emergency & Trauma Centre, Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health Project, Nutrition Support Program Sindh (NSP),…

Oman’s biggest Healthcare Platform
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Oman’s biggest Healthcare Platform

It’s a call to all the healthcare traders, manufacturers, suppliers and buyers! The three-day, 9th Oman Health Conference is all set to take place from September 23rd to 25th at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Oman. The Conference aims to address the present and future of the Sultanate’s healthcare sector by offering a…

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