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Divisional commissioners urge to launch drive against stray-dogs  

KARACHI: Director General, Health Services Sindh, urged the all divisional commissioners of the Sindh province to launch a reliable and effective campaign against stray dogs to decrease the caseload/ burden on the health facilities of the division. Director General, Health Services Sindh, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, instructed the all divisional commissioners including Commissioner Karachi, Commissioner…

Lyari petitions for a drug-free society
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Lyari petitions for a drug-free society

The movement for a drug-free society has been relaunched in Lyari, as a walk was recently organized on the eve of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Save the Life Organization (STLO), a Lyari based NGO, organized a walk in Lyari to create mass awareness against the hazards of drug abuse and…

Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 
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Dr Zahid Ansari posted as Chief Pathologist of Qatar Hospital 

KARACHI- Services General Administration & Coordination Department of Sindh has posted Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital Orangi Town. According to a notification, Dr Zahid Hasan Ansari, Chief Pathologist (BS-20), Health Department, awaiting posting, is posted with immediate effect and until further orders as Chief Pathologist Sindh Government Qatar Hospital…

SACP begins treatment of 350 HIV patients
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SACP begins treatment of 350 HIV patients

KARACHI: The Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP) has started the treatment of 350 HIV registered patients, including 250 children, in Larkana and Ratodero after confirmation. An official at the Sindh AIDS Control Program told that the screening of the people was being conducted through District Health Officers in different districts of the province. He informed…

Secretary Health inaugurates anti-polio drive in Karachi
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Secretary Health inaugurates anti-polio drive in Karachi

KARACHI: Secretary Health Sindh, Saeed Awan, recently inaugurated the anti-polio campaign in Karachi by administrating polio drops to a child at the Sindh Government Lyari General Hosptial and appealed to parents to vaccinate their children. He said that this is a critical campaign to vaccinate their children and protect them from the threat of polio….

SHCC organizing consultative meeting of regulatory bodies on June 18th
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SHCC organizing consultative meeting of regulatory bodies on June 18th

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission is organizing a consultative meeting of regulatory authorities on June 18th, 2019, in Karachi to devise a comprehensive strategy to improve health services delivery standards and eliminate quackery from Pakistan. The representatives of the Punjab Health Care Commission, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Pakistan…

SHCC establish regional offices in Larkana 
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SHCC establish regional offices in Larkana 

KARACHI- Sindh Healthcare Commission has established regional offices in Larkana while another regional office is being setup in Sukkur to improve health delivery standards and eradicate quackery in these two regions. The Chief Executive Officer SHCC in compliance of Sindh High Court Sukkur Bench, visited Sukkur to identify the office and also met with Commissioner…

Ratodero HIV outbreak first of its kind; WHO experts
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Ratodero HIV outbreak first of its kind; WHO experts

Karachi: Top international health experts from all over the world have resolved to find answers regarding the HIV outbreak in Ratodero, which has largely affected children of Larkana. The outbreak has been deemed ‘something new and strange’ and the first of its kind. “So far investigation by the local health authorities are only based on…

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