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Women march for rights, gender parity

KARACHI: Women in Karachi celebrated International Women’s Day—as like other parts of the country and the world—to highlight their social, economic, cultural and political achievements as well as pressing their demand for quick action to accelerate gender parity. While debates and talk shows on women

SFDL holds training for Police Crime Scene Unit

By Our Correspondent: KARACHI: Forensic science is an important modern age tool for solving criminal cases, therefore, training of the crime scene investigators bears immense significance for the proper collection of evidence that helps the dispensation of justice in its true spirit. These views were

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Panic buying

By Engr A A Chandani: We came to know through media reports that a slight minority of highly panicked affluent class thronged super stores and markets in Karachi to lift bulk quantities of ghee, cooking oil and other grocery items, while cash starved buyers kept

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Functional foods provide shield against illnesses

By Sidra Raza: Consumption of immune boosting foods—also known as super foods/functional foods – is extremely necessary for a strong immune system as well as for protection against seasonal illnesses like flu and other health problems such as arthritis, allergies, cancer, abnormal cell growth, multiple

‘Koohi Hospital handles 1,000 newborn cases’

By Our Correspondent: KARACHI: The charitable Koohi Goth Women Hospital in Malir celebrated over 1000 successful treatment of newborns belonging to poor families of the area at its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since its inception eight months ago. Speaking at a ceremony, Head of

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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

New building inaugration

New building for DPT programme in University of Karachi

By Our Correspondent KARACHI: The University of Karachi held a ceremony to mark the launch of construction of a new building for its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programme, recently. The event was held at the site of the proposed building, next to Dr M

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

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

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Food whistleblowers still in their infancy

  By Mukhtar Alam KARACHI: The provincial food safety watchdog seems to be toothless to clamp a tight check on the preparation and sale of adulterated food and hazardous drinks owing to inadequate manpower and poor financial resourcing from the government, as the markets remain