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PMA demands fair inquiry into Dr Sheikh’s death
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PMA demands fair inquiry into Dr Sheikh’s death

KARACHI: Dr Amtullah Sheikh, representatives of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressing deep shock over the recent mysterious death of Dr Sheikh at a presser organised at PMA House. He demanded a fair investigation and speedy justice in the case. A senior surgeon who graduated from the Sindh Medical College (SMC) in 1986, Dr Sheikh was…

HANDS conducts 3-day campaign
Regional News

HANDS conducts 3-day campaign

KARACHI: HANDS recently conducted a three-day-long “Saaf Suthra Karachi” drive from 5 to 7 September to provide relief to the people of Karachi and play its role in the betterment of the city following heavy monsoon rains. 21 heavy-duty equipment and vehicles, as well as a human workforce, have been deployed for the cleaning of…

CHK registered 200 COVID-19 deaths in six months 
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CHK registered 200 COVID-19 deaths in six months 

KARACHI: The Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has registered 5,032 coronavirus cases from 1st March to 31st August, out of which 1432 patients got admitted to the COVID-19 wards while 200 died during treatment. As per the statistics issued by the CHK’s administration, a total of 87 COVID-19 positive patients were admitted in…

Second incinerator being installed at CHK 
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Second incinerator being installed at CHK 

KARACHI: Dr Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), management has finalized arrangements to install the second advanced incinerator in the hospital for the disposal of medical waste. The second advanced incinerator is being installed in the government-run Civil Hospital Karachi for the disposal of medical waste, including disposable syringes, drips, urine and blood bags,…

Pakistan Red Crescent Society distributes relief items among 550 rain affectees
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Pakistan Red Crescent Society distributes relief items among 550 rain affectees

KARACHI: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) distributed relief items, including food parcels, water filters, tarpaulin sheets, jerry cans, buckets, and kitchen sets, among 550 flood-affected families of Orangi Town in Karachi. The distribution ceremony was attended by the Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail, Chairman, PRCS National Headquarters (NHQ), Abrar-ul-Haq, and Chairman, PRCS-Sindh, Mrs Shahnaz…

Quackery on the rise in the city’s suburbs
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Quackery on the rise in the city’s suburbs

KARACHI: A score of quacks, non-technical paramedics, and unskilled midwives are openly running private hospitals, medical or dental clinics, and maternity homes across Karachi, especially in the suburban areas of the city due to the poor monitoring system of the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) and Sindh Health Department. An official of the Sindh Health Department…

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