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SIUT continues its clinical activities along with corona patients’ facilities
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SIUT continues its clinical activities along with corona patients’ facilities

KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), one of the country’s recognized tertiary care medical institutions, has reiterated that its mandated clinical activities are continuing unhampered along with the facilities that are earmarked for COVID-19 patients. While highlighting the institute’s performance during the past four months, a spokesman of the institute said that…

DIG and DC South pay rich tribute to healthcare professionals
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DIG and DC South pay rich tribute to healthcare professionals

KARACHI: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of South Zone, Sharjeel Kharal, and Deputy Commissioner South, Irshad Sodhar, recently paid rich tribute to doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff in a ceremony held at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi. Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Noor Muhammad Soomro, Vice-Presidents, YDA Sindh, Dr Waris Ali Jakhrani, Chief Nursing Superintendent,…

CHK Nursing Hostel occupied by irrelevant people 
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CHK Nursing Hostel occupied by irrelevant people 

KARACHI: The Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has failed to vacate the rooms of the Nursing Hostel, which has been occupied by irrelevant women. A senior staff nurse at the CHK noted that women working in Karachi’s public and private sectors had occupied half of the Nursing Hostel’s rooms. The staff nurses and…

Plasma Collection Point establish at Shaheed Benazirabad
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Plasma Collection Point establish at Shaheed Benazirabad

KARACHI: The Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA), in collaboration with the Sindh Health Department, has established a Plasma Collection Point at Shaheed Benazirabad and started the collection of plasma for COVID-19 patients. Director, Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA), Dr Dur-e-Naz Jamal, informed that plasma collection has started at the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre, Shaheed Benazirabad,…

50-bed Infectious Disease Hospital to be operational soon
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50-bed Infectious Disease Hospital to be operational soon

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, said that the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) established at the University Road, opposite the NED University, would start operations shortly. He issued these directives to the Health Minister, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, and VC, Dow University, during a recent visit to the hospital. Minister Health, Dr Azra…

YNA Lyari demands security for nurses
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YNA Lyari demands security for nurses

KARACHI: The Young Nurses Association (YNA) Lyari Chapter has demanded the protection of nurses working in the Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital and the removal of OPS officials from their posts. The YNA Lyari Chapter Karachi staged a protest demonstration at the Karachi Press Club. The protesters said incidents of harassment with staff nurses had…

CHK in need of a skilled workforce for HDUs and ICUs 
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CHK in need of a skilled workforce for HDUs and ICUs 

KARACHI: The Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK ) administration urgently needs more skilled manpower for its High-Dependency Units (HDUs) and Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to cater to the rising number of coronavirus patients. A Senior Anesthetist at the CHK noted an acute shortage of critical care doctors, trained nurses, ICU technicians, and other…

Dialysis Unit to be soon opened in Larkana
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Dialysis Unit to be soon opened in Larkana

KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) will start providing dialysis facilities to kidney patients at its Larkana Unit, an extended part of the SIUT Chablani Medical Centre of Sukkur. Once this unit is operational, by the mid of August this year, it is expected that it would carry out 100,000 dialysis sessions…

Sanitizing walk-through gates lie non-functional at CHK
Covid 19, Regional News

Sanitizing walk-through gates lie non-functional at CHK

KARACHI: The sanitizing walk-through gates installed at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) have not been working for several weeks. The four smart sanitizing walk-through gates were installed three months ago with the support of philanthropists to contain the spread of the coronavirus on the hospital’s premises. However, due to some fault, three…

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