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Monthly Archives: March 2020


‘Full preparedness needed to fight coronavirus’

By Mukhtar Alam KARACHI: At a time when the Sindh government has moved for a partial lockdown in the province in the wake of fast spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), experts have stressed the need for invigorating available healthcare facilities in the public sector as well

Winner team of AKU Golf Tournament 2020 in Karachi

Teeing up for health cause

By Mukhtar Alam KARACHI: Over a hundred members of civil society took part in a golf tournament in Karachi recently to support the Aga Khan University Hospital’s (AKUH’s) efforts to expand access to surgeries and procedures for children born with congenital heart defects (CHD) commonly

BHU group picture

BHU holds hands-on workshop on snakebite therapy

By Our Correspondent KARACHI: The faculty members and researchers from various higher education institutions across Sindh received hands-on training during a three-day workshop on “Development of Snake-Bite Diagnostics” organized by Barrett Hodgson University (BHU), recently. Dr. Luiz Guilherme Heneine of Fundacao Ezequiel Dias, Brazil, was

MALC marks World Leprosy Day

MALC marks World Leprosy Day

By Our Correspondent KARACHI: Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) held various events on different days and interacted with the media persons in Karachi in connection with the World Leprosy Day (WLD) 2020, which fell on the last Sunday of January — highlighting the efforts made

SIUT centre

SIUT opens breast cancer ward

By Our Correspondent KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Health Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho recently performed the inauguration of a breast cancer ward at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) while showing concern over the rising number of breast cancer patients in the country. “By