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PWA arranges alumni reunion at DMC
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PWA arranges alumni reunion at DMC

KARACHI: The Patients’ Welfare Association (PWA) recently hosted its 2nd Alumni Reunion at the Moin Auditorium at the Dow Medical College (DMC). Founding members of the PWA, including Dr Amin Chinoy, Dr Shabi Ahmed, Dr Abdul Bari, and others, were present in occasion. A large crowd attended the event, including consultants, doctors, postgraduates, and medical…

Government hospitals crises still unresolved in Sindh
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Government hospitals crises still unresolved in Sindh

KARACHI:  According to the sources, the provincial government run health facilities had been facing an acute shortage of life-saving drugs and disposal surgical items for the last six months. This was attributed to the sheer negligence of the concerned authorities in the Sindh Health Department. The patients in Sindh’s hospitals, including the Dr Ruth Pfau…

The future generation must engage in community services- Prof Adib Rizvi
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The future generation must engage in community services- Prof Adib Rizvi

KARACHI- A certificate awarding ceremony of the 54th batch of winter session was held at SIUT. The event concluded week-long exercise of community services under the Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation (SIUT) student’s volunteer program. The concluding ceremony was largely attended by the parents, teachers, senior volunteers who have spent over 5,000 (five thousand)…

CMCH Larkana facing multiple risks to services
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CMCH Larkana facing multiple risks to services

LARKANA: Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Larkana, equipped with 1500 beds, is facing a crisis-like situation for the past one year as the SNEs (Sanctioned New Establishment) of projects completed between 2007 and 2010 had not been approved as yet. This had multiplied the woes of the patients and had caused an acute shortage of…

26,000 people succumbed to rabies in Karachi
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26,000 people succumbed to rabies in Karachi

KARACHI: Dr Seemin Jamal, Executive Director, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) recently confirmed a new suspected rabies patient, Imam Bux, resident of Tando Allahyar, who succumbed to rabies in Karachi, taking the death toll to 24 in Sindh since the start of the year. A 35-year old male was brought to the JPMC from Tando…

PMA supports ban on Gutka and other products
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PMA supports ban on Gutka and other products

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently released an official statement, hailing the Sindh Government for passing the Sindh Prohibition of Preparation, Manufacturing, Storage, Sale, and Use of Gutka and Manpuri Bill, 2019 in the Sindh Assembly. The bill would ban the import, export, manufacture, sale, and purchase of Gutka, Manpuri, and their derivatives in…

PMA meets Sindh Bar Council
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PMA meets Sindh Bar Council

KARACHI: A meeting was recently held by the Sindh Bar Council (SBC) and the Karachi Bar Council (KBC) at the SBC Conference Hall.  A delegation of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) led by Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, Secretary-General PMA participated in the meeting organized at the SBC Conference Hall. Delegations representing the Young Doctors…

SHC verdict dismissed-Supreme Court accepted PMC policy
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SHC verdict dismissed-Supreme Court accepted PMC policy

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court  suspended the Sindh High Court verdict regarding admissions policy in medical and dental colleges. A three-member bench of the court headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the case filed by Pakistan Medical Council (PMC).   During the course of proceedings, Chaudhry Muhammad Amir appeared on behalf of PMC and stated that the SHC allowed admissions in…

NICVD mishandling hospital waste- Source
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NICVD mishandling hospital waste- Source

KARACHI: According to the sources at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), the hospital was operating without an incinerator. The hospital’s administration were disposing of medical waste unsafely. Most of the waste were being thrown away with municipal garbage. At the NICVD, dozens of cardiac surgeries were performed daily that generate a massive amount of…

ISO Certification launched by NIH
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ISO Certification launched by NIH

ISLAMABAD-National Institute of Health (NIH) organised a ceremony on launch of ISO Certification. The event aimed to highlight the achievements of various institution’s departments. The chief guest of the occasion was Dr. Nausheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC). The ceremony was chaired by Maj. Gen. Prof. Aamer Ikram, The Executive…

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