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‘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

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

Karachi children ‘need continued deworming activities’

  By Our Correspondent KARACHI: In the light of a survey of schools conducted in four provinces of the country, various NGOs in collaboration with the Sindh health and education departments ran a campaign aimed at deworming half a million children at the government schools

Body to oversee blood business constituted

Body to oversee blood business constituted

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has finally notified the constitution of the Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA) after a long wait, obviously to streamline blood transfusion-related activities across the province, it emerged last week. According to sources in the health department, the Sindh health minister