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Prof Mahmood Haider Resumes at KMDC
Regional News

Prof Mahmood Haider Resumes at KMDC

Karachi: Prof. Dr. Mahmood Haider has resumed his duties at Karachi Medical & Dental College (KMDC) as Vise Principal of the Dental Section. It is expected that dental section at KMDC will touch  new heights under the able leadership of Professor Mahmood Haider. Professor Haider is a renowned Oral Surgeon, and is respected globally for…

India introduces a different polio shot
International News

India introduces a different polio shot

Bangalore: With polio having been eradicated in India, the focus is now on carrying out a small change in the routine immunization program. This involves withdrawing the live vaccine first and introducing a dose of inactivated vaccine in the form of an injection before facilitating a global switch in the program itself. Dr Poonam Khetrapal…

CFMP’s election results declared
National News

CFMP’s election results declared

KARACHI: College of family Medicine Pakistan (CFMP), in a press release has declared the results of its biennial election for the year 2014-16. Those elected are listed below: Dr Muzafar Ali Uqali- Chairman, Dr Muhammad Amin Kharadi- Vice Chairman, Dr Shahla Naseem- Secretary General, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro- Joint Secretary and Dr Altaf Hussain Khatri-…

Spread of infections among marchers feared
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Spread of infections among marchers feared

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in the federal capital and the Rawalpindi’s allied hospitals have strengthened medical services for patients at their outpatient departments besides strengthening emergency services. The healthcare facilities arranged special measures to meet extraordinary burden of OPD patients in the face of certain infections among measures of ‘Azadi’ and…

Punjab hospitals suffer absence of hepatitis C test kits
Regional News

Punjab hospitals suffer absence of hepatitis C test kits

LAHORE: Hepatitis C test kits have disappeared from blood banks of government hospitals in the province including Lahore, thereby causing huge difficulties to the patients needing blood transfusion. Blood Transfusion Services has not provided kits to public sector hospitals in required numbers for over the last one week, thus causing severe shortage of necessary item…

Accelerating dengue surveillance and eradicating dengue larvae
National News

Accelerating dengue surveillance and eradicating dengue larvae

LAHORE: Advisor to Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafique while presiding a Cabinet Committee meeting on Dengue Control recently, has directed all concerned medical departments to accelerate dengue surveillance and for eradicating dengue larvae. He said that monitoring of surveillance teams should strictly ensured action in union councils from where dengue larvae is not…

Congo Virus Hits Pakistan
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Congo Virus Hits Pakistan

Quetta: The Two men who were earlier infected with the Congo virus passed away, while a woman, who also contracted the fatal virus, is still being treated, Medical News Pakistan has learnt. A officer at the district hospital has said that the thirty-year-old Abdullah Jan died at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Zhob, while 60-year-old…

Poznan to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress
International News

Poznan to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress

Poznan, Poland, is to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in September 2016. The agreement between FDI and local organizing team was signed recently between all parties. Said FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong: “The decision to hold the 2016 AWDC in Poznan demonstrates FDI’s determination to ensure a good worldwide balance…

EBOLA Claims the First European Life
International News

EBOLA Claims the First European Life

MADRID: An elderly priest in Spain became the first European to die from a fast-spreading Ebola outbreak. He remained admitted in Madrid Hospital for 5 days. The Roman Catholic priest, Miguel Pajares, was being treated in Spain with an experimental US serum, ZMapp, after being flown to Madrid. He was the first European patient to…

Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi
National News

Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi

Contributed by Major Saif-Ur-Rehman Khilji I was flying from Islamabad to Karachi last night and there was a girl onboard with a serious condition. First of all the stretcher took more seats than the patient had booked, but the other passengers managed it somehow. When we were on the way, the captain announced that the…

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