New researches to help improve health situation in Pakistan

KARACHI : State Minister for National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Saturday said Pakistan is the country which has high mortality and morbidity rate. She expressed these views while addressing the ?Annual [...]

SIUT signs MoU with Baskent University Turkey

KARACHI : Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Baskent University of Turkey for exploring new avenue of training, teaching and research between the two institutions [...]

Fund crunch delays construction of five medical colleges

KARACHI :  The construction work on five new medical colleges could not completed as yet in Sindh province due to shortage of funds despite the passage of over two years, PPI learned on Saturday. An official of Health Department Sindh on condition [...]

Coastal pollution serious food security, health risk

Karachi : The 13th meeting of National Coordinating Body of Mangroves for the Future Programme (MFF) Pakistan was held in Karachi Friday. The meeting was chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Arif Ahmed Khan and attended by [...]

Hemoglobin Disorders Center starts functioning

KARACHI :  First time in history of Pakistan, Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation (AMTF) established state-of-the-art Hemoglobin disorders center to cater to patients with thalassemia and other blood disorders under one roof, said Head [...]

Experts urge coordinated efforts to prevent rare diseases

KARACHI : Renowned Hematologist Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari on Wednesday said incidence of rare disease Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs) is more common in country like Pakistan as compared to developed countries owing to inter-family marriages. He [...]

Work on SIUT Children & Cardiac Hospital to start soon

KARACHI :  Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) is building a new hospital facility – SIUT Children and Cardiac Hospital. The ground breaking ceremony of SIUT Children and Cardiac Hospital will be performed by Prof Mehmet [...]

Free eye camps’ drive starts

LAHORE :  Al Mustafa Welfare Trust-UK (AMWT) has started a countrywide free eye camps’ drive in Pakistan. The campaign would be organized under the supervision of Haji Muhammad Hanif Tayyab, former federal minister and patron in-chief [...]

Shaheed BB Institute of Cardiology faces actute shortage of medics

KARACHI : Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Institute of Cardiology located in Lyari General Hospital Karachi is facing acute shortage of specialist doctors and funds since last some years, it was learned on Monday. Sources at Lyari General Hospital on [...]

Experts call for preventive measures to check swine flu

KARACHI :  More than 700 people in India have died from swine flu and the disease has infected more than 11, 0000 people, reports revealed. They said the outbreak of H1N1, commonly known as swine flu, is believed to be the India’s worst [...]

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