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Sindh registers 114,225 malaria cases
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Sindh registers 114,225 malaria cases

KARACHI: The Vector-Borne Diseases Department of the Directorate General Health Services, Sindh, has registered 114,225 cases across the Sindh province in 2020, while no malaria-related death was reported in the province. According to the statistics shared by the Sindh Health Department, a total of 114,225 malaria cases recorded throughout the province last year. The most…

PRCS convenes a coordination meeting on ‘Urban Resilience to strengthening Emergency Response’
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PRCS convenes a coordination meeting on ‘Urban Resilience to strengthening Emergency Response’

KARACHI: The Sindh branch of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) recently organized a coordination meeting on urban resilience at the Emergency Operation Centre of PRCS-Sindh, Hilal-e-Ahmer House, Karachi. All the relevant stakeholders and humanitarian organizations participated in the meeting with the aim of building working relationships to enhance the capacities of the Emergency Response…

GOVT-NGOs can resolve public health concerns together under PPP: CEO Green Star
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GOVT-NGOs can resolve public health concerns together under PPP: CEO Green Star

KARACHI: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in Pakistan for the welfare of the people living below the poverty line have said that a variety of health issues such as malnutrition in children, iron deficiency in pregnant women, breast cancer, and children’s contagious diseases could easily be overcome through ‘Public-Private Partnerships – (PPP)’ in Pakistan. While on…

COVID-19 inoculation drive open today as Chinese vaccine arrives
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COVID-19 inoculation drive open today as Chinese vaccine arrives

KARACHI: The Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine’s first consignment containing 83,000 doses arrived at the Karachi airport recently. The consignment was received by Sindh health secretary Kazim Jatoi, Project Director Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) Dr Akram Sultan and other officials at the airport, from where it was shifted to the EPI storage centre in the city….

45 more quack clinics sealed
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45 more quack clinics sealed

KARACHI: The Directorate of Anti-Quackery, Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), visited 156 clinics last week and sealed 45 more clinics run by quacks. The Anti-Quackery teams visited 156 clinics last week in the Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions, where the teams sealed 45 clinics this past week. A total of 4,256 Healthcare Establishments (HCEs) have been…

13 more COVID patients dead, 635 others infected
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13 more COVID patients dead, 635 others infected

KARACHI: As many as 13 more patients of the coronavirus died overnight, lifting the death toll to 3,888. Moreover, 635 new cases emerged after 6,041 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a recently issued statement. He added that 13 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives,…

Major diagnostic machines lying idle at CHK
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Major diagnostic machines lying idle at CHK

KARACHI: The major diagnostic machines of the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) have been lying out of order for the past two years, and the hospital’s administration has been unable to get them repaired, sources at the CHK noted recently. The important diagnostic machines of the Radiology Department, like the CT scan and…

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