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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

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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

seminar for corona virus awareness

Coronavirus wreaks havoc across globe

WHO declares global emergency after the outbreak continued to spread outside China KARACHI: The world has set eyes on Wuhan city of China with concern and precaution for over a month due to the outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) originating from a seafood and

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Food safety imperative

National Food Safety Day was observed on Sunday (February 1) across the country with a call to prevent food adulteration and ensure safe food for all. This year’s theme of the day was ‘Sobai mile hath melai, nirapod khaddo nischit chai’ (Let us all join

discouraging smoking in effective way

Discouraging smoking in effective manner

    Last week, the federal government issued some new instructions for the tobacco industry and its marketers, banning the use of power walls and displaying posters of tobacco products at points of sale as well as prohibiting online advertisements for tobacco products. It was

NICVD opens Chest Pain Unit in Jacobabad

NICVD opens Chest Pain Unit in Jacobabad

KARACHI: The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICD) in collaboration with the Sindh government has opened its 15th “Chest Pain Unit” (CPU) at Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) to facilitate patients having chest pain with easy access and free of cost services. According to