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NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation
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NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) created history in cardiac healthcare by performing its first “Focal Cryoablation” procedure on a 60-year-old lady, a resident of Lahore. The team was led by Dr Azam Shafqat, Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, NICVD. Talking to the media, Dr Azam Shafqat stated that the procedure was performed successfully…

NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation
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NICVD team performs Focal Cryoablation

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) created history in cardiac healthcare by performing its first “Focal Cryoablation” procedure on a 60-year-old lady, a resident of Lahore. The team was led by Dr Azam Shafqat, Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, NICVD. Talking to the media, Dr Azam Shafqat stated that the procedure was performed successfully…

PMDC team to visit DMC and CHK
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PMDC team to visit DMC and CHK

KARACHI- A team of officials of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will visit Dow Medical College and Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi  today, August 05,2019, to check academic and clinical performance of these institutions. The aim of the visit would be to evaluate whether the PMDC guidelines and standards are being implemented in…

WHO to develop blood safety systems in Sindh: CM 
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WHO to develop blood safety systems in Sindh: CM 

KARACHI: The World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) has committed to develop and implement infection prevention, waste management, and blood safety system in the Larkana and Tharparkar districts of the Sindh province. This decision was made in a follow-up meeting with the WHO delegation led by Regional Director, EMRO, Dr Ahmed Salim Saif…

High prices of healthy food contribute to malnutrition
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High prices of healthy food contribute to malnutrition

KARACHI: According to the findings of a new research study, the affordability of more nutritious foods is an important factor when it comes to factors likes malnutrition, obesity, and child stunting. As part of the latest study, researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) say, affordability of both healthy and unhealthy foods varies…

15 million people infected from HCV & HBV in Pakistan
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15 million people infected from HCV & HBV in Pakistan

KARACHI: “All hepatitis viruses are common in Pakistan. Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. Pakistan has been ranked second in the world in terms of having the highest prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus. Pakistan has the highest therapeutic use of injections worldwide. Overall 15 million people are affected by Hepatitis B &…

PMA criticizes civic authorities for inadequate arrangements during rains
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PMA criticizes civic authorities for inadequate arrangements during rains

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressed distress concerning the drastic aftermath following two days of rainfall in Sindh, particularly in Karachi and Hyderabad. Life in these two cities froze for the two days of rainfall. The most shameful aspect is that 21 people have died in different rain-related incidents. Fifteen of the victims died…

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