Sindh govt. will legislate for security of doctors – Bilawal

PPP Chairman says people of Pakistan cannot pardon Imran Khan for his negligence during pandemic Holds online meeting with Young Doctors’ Association members from across the country; condemns arrest of doctors demanding safety kits Karachi: Chairman, Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the people of Pakistan cannot pardon Imran Khan for negligence […]

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Sindh to recruit 2200 more doctors

Chief Secretary asks health dept. to move summary for recruitment through Sindh Public Service Commission Mumtaz Shah orders release of withheld funds of medical universities and salaries of doctors, lab technicians, staff nurses appointed for 89 days Karachi: The provincial government on Monday decided to recruit 2200 more doctors through Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC). […]

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Mental Health Conundrum

In developing countries like Pakistan depression and mental health issues are considered as a big taboo. Owing to illiteracy and lack of awareness, people with mental issues are considered as “possessed”. Hence, rather than taking consultation and prescription from the psychiatrists and doctors people prefer to go to quacks and orthodox religious pundits for healing. […]

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FM Radio LUMHS to broadcast programs on mental health issues

Sindh Mental Health Authority and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences sign MoU; radio will air programs on COVID-19-related and other mental health issues thrice a week Two helplines also established at JPMC Karachi and SCJIP Hyderabad – Dr. Karim Khawaja Karachi: Sindh Mental Health Authority (SMHA) and Liaquat University of Medical and Health […]

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Engro to donate protective equipment worth Rs.100 million for frontline healthcare workers

Engro Foundation will donate 459000 Personal Protective Equipment; in first phase it has already delivered 104000 protective units across the country Karachi: As part of the Rs.1 billion Pledge, Engro Foundation – the social investment arm of Engro Corporation – has launched an initiative to donate 459,000 units of personal protective equipment (PPE) worth Rs.100 […]

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A medic goes out of his way to look after an orphan infant

Ashok, son of Gordhan Kolhi, miraculously remained unharmed when his mother lost her life in lightning in September 2019; soon his father also committed suicide    Dr. Dileep Nandani is taking care of child’s needs since last five months; requests philanthropists to join hands for supporting infant, his three siblings and their poor grandma By […]

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How Israel Overcame the Polio Epidemic of the 1950s

Dr. Jonas Edward Salk working to find a polio vaccine, photo from the 1950s Franklin Roosevelt was diagnosed with Polio in 1921.  Although the future President of the United States was perhaps the most famous victim of polio in history, this disease had been plaguing humanity for thousands of years. The Polio was first identified […]

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Tharparkar direly needs Thalassemia Center

The district has at least 40 Thalassemia patient children who require weekly or fortnightly blood transfusion Mama Vishan Thari’s Thar Social Organization is currently providing free blood transfusion services to the ailing kids By GR Junejo Mithi: The Desert District Tharparkar direly needs a Thalassemia Center, as at least forty children of different remote areas […]

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South Korean scientist says he won’t stop his research until the end to conquer cancer and viruses

Seoul 경천애인Gyeongcheon-Aein and 진천사대천명Jincheonsa-Daecheonmyung. These are words that Dr. Ra Jung-chan, CEO of Nature Cell, always keeps in mind. It means “I respect God and love my neighbor like my own body,” and “I wait for heaven’s help after doing my best for the work that God has called me to do.” At an art […]

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Sindh govt. plans to establish 6 Infectious Diseases Hospitals

Infectious Diseases Hospitals would be established at Divisional Headquarter Cities – Chief Secretary 400-bed Infectious Diseases Hospital in Karachi would soon be made functional – Azra Pechuho Karachi: Sindh government has decided to establish six Infectious Diseases Hospitals, one each at the divisional headquarter, in the province. The decision was taken in a meeting held […]

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