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NICH employee dies after falling from roof
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NICH employee dies after falling from roof

KARACHI: An employee of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) accidentally fell from the second floor of the hospital and later died due to multiple head injuries on May 18th, 2019. 55-year old Muhammad Qasim accidentally fell from the second floor the hospital where he was busy with some plumbing work. The rescue officials…

Over 14,000 dog bite cases reported in Karachi
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Over 14,000 dog bite cases reported in Karachi

KARACHI: As many as 14,000 dog bite cases have been reported in Karachi’s hospitals since the start of the year. Out of these cases, five people have died so far due to the non-availability of the rabies vaccine in health facilities. An official at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) told that around 5,300…

Haleem demands AIDS emergency in Sindh
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Haleem demands AIDS emergency in Sindh

Karachi: The Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Sindh chapter’s acting President, Haleem Adil Shaikh, has requested the government of Sindh to declare an AIDS emergency in the whole Sindh province. According to details, Haleem Adil, who is also a parliamentary party leader of the PTI in the Sindh assembly, deposited a resolution in the Sindh…

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PMA condemns torture on doctor in Peshawar

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressed its concern about the unfortunate incident took place at the Khyber Teaching Hospital in Peshawar, where the provincial health minister and his guards thrashed Assistant Professor, Dr Ziauddin Afridi. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad in his statement stated that the health minister visited…

Another polio case surfaces in Karachi
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Another polio case surfaces in Karachi

KARACHI: Another poliovirus case recently surfaced from the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi, bringing the total number of children affected by the crippling disease to three in the Sindh province in 2019. The Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh confirmed that the third polio case reported from the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town of Karachi. So far,…

Treatment of HIV infected patients starts in Larkana
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Treatment of HIV infected patients starts in Larkana

Larakana- The Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) has started the treatment of 40 HIV infected patients in Larkana and Ratodero after confirmation. Provincial Director, Sindh AIDS Control Program, Dr Sikander Memon, informed that the screening process of people was underway in Larkana, Ratodero, and its slum areas. He reported that the SACP had started the…

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2 dead, 53 more children hospitalized in Tharparkar

KARACHI: Recently, 53 more children were admitted to different government hospitals of the District Tharparkar with different ailments in addition to the 145 children previously admitted as old cases. All were provided state of the art healthcare free of cost. Two children succumbed to their ailments at the Civil Hospital Mithi despite all measures available…

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