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Caesarean deliveries register rise in Sindh

By Mukhtar Alam KARACHI: Percentage of women in 15-49 years age group, who delivered a child through caesarean section (C-section) –a cut made in the mother’s abdomen and uterus—registered an increase of almost 25 per cent in Sindh by 2018, according to the findings of

More dialysis facilities in Larkana, Sukkur

KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) is likely to launch a 12-machine dialysis facility for kidney patients operational at Larkana next month. An officer of the institute revealed that the dialysis unit in question, an extended part of SIUT Chablani Medical Centre

Online classes launch discussed at KU

By Mukhtar Alam: The administration and teaching faculty at the University of Karachi (KU), on April 22, examined the preparations for introduction of online teaching in the wake of prolonged coronavirus epidemic in the country. At a relevant meeting, held with KU Vice Chancellor Prof


‘DUHS researchers make COVID-19 breakthrough’

By Mukhtar Alam: The researchers at Karachi’s Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), on April 13, claimed having achieved a significant breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. They, according to a DUHS press release, have succeeded in preparing intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) with plasma obtained from


‘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