Setting up family planning desk at private hospitals made mandatory

Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Murad Ali Shah has said that the current total fertility rate (TFR) of the country is 3.6 and his government was committed to bring it down to 2.8 in 2025 and 2.2 in 2030. This he said on Friday while presiding over the 2nd meeting of Sind Population Taskforce […]

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14 polio cases detected in Sindh during 2019

(File Photo) Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was informed in a meeting on Friday about the detection of 14 polio cases in the province during 2019. Six of such cases were reported in Karachi alone. Showing his utter displeasure, Murad directed health department to launch the campaign afresh with new strategy and […]

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Murad gives away Driving Licenses to people with hearing impairments

Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday distributed driving licenses among the persons with hearing impairments at a ceremony organized at Chief Minister’s House Karachi. The chief minister said that in order to issue driving licenses the law has been amended and this credit goes to his government being the first one to […]

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43 People die of Dengue in Sindh

Over 15000 Dengue cases including 14534 of Karachi were reported in Sindh till Dec.01 Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Dengue Control Program administration to start research-based work so that precautionary measures could be taken in vulnerable area. “Simply collecting the data based on hospital reports is not enough to control […]

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Gambat Institute of Medical Science performs 100 successful Liver Transplant operations

Karachi/Gambat Pir Abdul Qadir Shah Jilani Institute of Medical Sciences Gambat has performed 100 successful liver transplants. This has been informed to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah by Dr. Rahim Bux Bhatti, the Director of Pir Abdul Qadir Shah Jilani institute of Medical Sciences Gambat on Saturday through a detailed report. “This is […]

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Around 10000 cases of typhoid reported across Pakistan in two years

Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine safe, necessary for all children between 9 months to 15 years of age: MMIDSP  Karachi The XDR Salmonella typhi causes a deadly disease and has been responsible for around 10,000 cases of typhoid over the last 2 years in Pakistan, affecting all age groups but mainly young children, says the Medical Microbiology […]

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Sindh Health Department issues offer orders to 1361 NTS Pass vaccinators

  Karachi Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah presided over an important meeting of Sindh Health Department on Wednesday and reviewed various programs of the department. The meeting was briefed about the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) and Sindh Aids Control Program. Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah said that Sindh Government will provide all facilities […]

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Korea to finance establishment of three hospitals in Sindh

KARACHI Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah with the assistance of Korean government has approved establishment of a 200-beded children hospital in Sukkur at a cost of $57.274 million. He also approved reconstruction of Chandka Medical College (CMC) hospital Larkana and District Headquarters Hospital DHQ Sujawal for which Korean government committed to provide a […]

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Pakistan accused of cover-up over fresh polio outbreak – The Guardian Report

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent and a reporter Officials in Pakistan have been accused of covering up an outbreak of the most dangerous strain of polio and planning a covert vaccination program to contain the disease. According to a source in Pakistan’s polio eradication program and documentation seen by the Guardian, a dozen children have […]

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Three kids die of High Fever in Gadap villages

(File Photo) Minister Murtaza Baloch visits affected villages, orders provision of healthcare facilities KARACHI Sindh Minister for Human Settlements and Special Development Ghulam Murtaza Baloch Friday visited the villages of Union Council Moidan, in Gadap area where the deaths of three children were reported due to high fever. Murtaza Baloch expressed his deep sorrow over […]

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