Category archives for: Health

‘Thalassemic patients can lead better lives with proper treatment’

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Karachi The age expectancy of thalassaemia patients and their quality of life can be ameliorated by the timely transfusion of properly screened blo The News International – Karachi

Concern expressed over rising blood diseases

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Karachi The Administrator, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Muhammad Hussain Syed, has expressed concern over the rising cases of blood di The News International – Karachi

Health dept can’t ban reuse of canisters, SHC told

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Karachi Imposing a ban on the re-use of canister/tins is not within the ambit of the health department, Secretary Health submitted in his comments The News International – Karachi

Role of college of physicians pivotal, says Bhagwandas

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KARACHI: Justice (R) Rana Bhagwandas says the College of Physicians and Surgeons is playing a pivotal role by providing best training to doctors for t Karachi News Sources

Most GPs unaware of new pain relief methods: study

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KARACHI, Jan 9: While backache is the most commonly reported pain at clinics across the city followed by knee joint pain and headache, most general practitioners (GPs) in the metropolis have been found unaware about Karachi News Sources

Violations of biosafety protocols in labs, health facilities observed

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KARACHI, Jan 8: Karachi being the largest city of Pakistan produces the biggest amount of medical waste, also known as clinical waste, partly due to fast unregulated growth of substandard diagnostic labs, blood banks and medical facilities where clinical waste is handled without prior risk assessment while Karachi News Sources

Gutka being sold openly despite ban

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Gutka and mein purri are being openly sold in Karachi despite imposition of ban by Sindh Home Department on its manufacturing and sale. Sindh Home Dep The News International – Karachi

31st polio case detected in Sindh

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Karachi Provincial health authorities have found the 31st polio patient in the three-day eradication drive that concluded on Wednesday. Accordi The News International – Karachi

Burns Ward needs funds to make paediatric ICU functional

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A six-bed pediatric intensive care unit at the Civil Hospital is yet to begin functioning owing to absence of medical and paramedical staff as well as The News International – Karachi

MPAs promise personal involvement in anti-polio drive

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The provincial assembly of Sindh unanimously passed a resolution on in which MPAs resolved to monitor the anti-polio drive that kicked off on Monday. The News International – Karachi

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