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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Doctors bodies criticize Sindh government

By Mukhtar Alam: The Karachi-based doctors severely criticized the Sindh government for what described as ignoring medical and technical experts from the public sector health settings in the making and execution of policies to fight COVID-19. Addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club

Coronavirus Update: 236 new cases in Sindh

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh health authorities confirmed another 236 new coronavirus cases across the province, with two new deaths at Karachi, on April 17, taking the overall infection tally to 2,217 in the province. According to official data, Khairpur, which reported its first 14

SIUT coronavirus clinic detects 207 cases

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi, has detected 207 coronavirus positive cases among people who attended its coronavirus clinic commenced operations on March 18. A SIUT communication on April 17 gave to understand that the infection rate among the

Coronavirus Update: Spike in Sindh

By Mukhtar Alam: At a time when the medical practitioners and political leaders fear that the coronavirus may wreak further damages to humanity and pose new challenges to the healthcare settings, the latest Sindh health department’s updates represented a more frightening picture of the ongoing

Sindh committeee examines plasma therapy aspects

By Mukhtar Alam: A Sindh Health department committee constituted to examine the experimental use of plasma therapy in the case of COVID-19 patients in the province in future met, with provincial health minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho in chair, on April 15. A source privy

Coronavirus Update: Phenomenal rise in Sindh

By Mukhtar Alam: Sindh, which has entered an extended phase of lockdown until April 30, reported another 150 new cases of coronavirus on April 15, its highest one day tally since February 26 when the first corona patient of Sindh was identified at Karachi. According

Study reveals factors for anemia in pregnant women

Study reveals factors for anemia in pregnant women

By Yusra Irfan: KARACHI: A descriptive observational study was conducted among the pregnant women attending outpatient department (OPD) at Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit II of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro. Revealing the contributing factors of antenatal anemia, the study observed that

Coronavirus Update: Lahore, Karachi on top

By Mukhtar Alam: Karachi, with 1,003 confirmed cases, was the second city, after Lahore, in the context of coronavirus in the country having reported a total 5,837 cases so far, with 96 deaths. According to the federal government’s COVID-19 dashboard, updated at 5 pm on