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Urinary Tract Infection common in women: Dr Lubna Razzaq
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Urinary Tract Infection common in women: Dr Lubna Razzaq

KARACHI: Students must have the courage to inquire about everything they do not understand. Questioning culture is a missing norm in the country’s academic institutes, whereas that is a tradition in advanced countries. They should know that questioning is the key to learning, and that’s why they should never hesitate in asking questions. These views…

PMA and YDA condemn the brutal attack on senior doctor
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PMA and YDA condemn the brutal attack on senior doctor

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and Young Doctors Association (YDA) have strongly condemned the brutal attack on a senior eye surgeon at a private hospital of Karachi by the relative of a patient without knowing the reason for the complications of the surgery. The PMA Sindh and PMA Karachi sympathises with Dr Azam and…

Policymakers urged to stay committed to achieving SDG targets despite pandemic disruptions
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Policymakers urged to stay committed to achieving SDG targets despite pandemic disruptions

KARACHI- Pakistan and other countries around the world can still achieve targets under the sustainable development goals despite challenges posed by the pandemic, said researchers and development experts at an online seminar organised by Aga Khan University’s Institute for Global Health and Development, IGHD. In 2015, governments around the world signed up to achieve the…

Health Minister attends NCOC meeting
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Health Minister attends NCOC meeting

KARACHI: The Minister for Health and Population Welfare Sindh, Dr Azra Pechuho, attended a National Command Operation Center (NCOC) meeting via video-link, reviewing the decision to reopen the education sector in light of the rising cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan. Parliamentary Secretary for Health in Sindh Assembly, Qasim Siraj Soomro, Secretary Health, Dr Kazim Jatoi,…

New Lancet Series reveals variable progress on maternal and child undernutrition in the last decade
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New Lancet Series reveals variable progress on maternal and child undernutrition in the last decade

KARACHI- The Lancet today published the latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress, including three new papers that build upon findings from the previous 2008 and 2013 Series, which established an evidence-based global agenda for tackling undernutrition over the past decade. Faculty from Aga Khan University is among the authors of the series of…

Azra Pechuho lauds performance of LHWs during COVID pandemic
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Azra Pechuho lauds performance of LHWs during COVID pandemic

KARACHI: Minister for Health and Population Welfare Sindh, Dr Azra Pechuho, chaired a progress review meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH). The meeting was also attended by Parliamentary Secretary for Health in Sindh Assembly, Qasim Siraj Soomro, Secretary Health, Dr Kazim Jatoi, DG Health Services, Dr Irshad Memon and Deputy DG Health…

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