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Mayor Karachi distributes medical equipment in KMC hospitals
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Mayor Karachi distributes medical equipment in KMC hospitals

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi, Wasim Akhtar, claimed that the services of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) run health facilities have significantly been improved in contexts of the provision of life-saving drugs, medical equipment, and health delivery standards despite the financial constraints. He expressed these views during the distribution ceremony of electromedical equipment and items worth Rs100…

Another Congo fever case reported at JPMC 
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Another Congo fever case reported at JPMC 

KARACHI: Another Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) patient has been reported at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, taking the reported cases toll to eight in this health facility since the start of the year. A patient, Ashraf Khan, son of Hayatullah, resident of Quetta, Baluchistan, was brought in the emergency department with a history of fever…

CHK issues explanation letters to dentists and other staff 
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CHK issues explanation letters to dentists and other staff 

KARACHI: The management of the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has served explanation letters to more than 18 employees of the Dental Department for late arrival and early departure from their duties regularly. According to the explanation letters, more than 18 employees of the Dental Department including the Head of Department, dentists, paramedics,…

Health cards distribution starts in Mithi
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Health cards distribution starts in Mithi

MITHI: The distribution of health cards in the Tharparkar district has begun as in the first phase. These cards have been distributed among the people of Mithi town. Under this facility, a family can seek treatment worth Rs300000 for Hepatitis B and C, lungs dialysis, heart ailments, diabetes, neurosurgery, burn injuries, and accidents at designated…

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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….

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