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January 12, 2018 10:43 AM Sindh Assembly speaker for exporting Karachi stray dogs

KARACHI: Instead of killing stray dogs the animals could be exported to Philippines, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani said jokingly on Thursday as a lawmaker submitted a calling attention notice drawing his attention towards abundance of stray dogs in the metropolis. The issue was raised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Khurram Sherzaman 4

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Seasonal flu virus present in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: The virus of influenza A H1N1, commonly called as seasonal flu is present in the environment of town as two patients belonging to Rawalpindi have been confirmed positive for the infection here at Holy Family Hospital. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Thursday has revealed that both the two patients confirmed positive for seasonal flu at HFH achieved 3

January 7, 2018 9:43 AM Action to be taken against govt doctors in Sindh with private practices

Sindh Health Minister Sikandar Mandhro has directed the provincial Health Department to take action against fake doctors as well as government doctors involved in private practice, health officials said on Sunday. Mandhro warned that the department would launch a province-wide crackdown if government doctors do not immediately end their practices in private

January 1, 2018 12:00 AM Nankana DHQ Hospital lacks hepatitis B dialysis machine

NANKANA SAHIB: Patients are suffering due to unavailability of dialysis machines needed separately for Hepatitis B and renal failure patients at DHQ Hospital, Nankana. Talking to mediamen here on Sunday, Rana Rehan Ahmed of Chak 560/GB said that he took his mother to the dialysis centre of DHQ Hospital Nankana as she was a patient Hepatitis B. The on-duty

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Child dies of measles in Landikotal

LANDIKOTAL: A one-year-old girl child has died of measles while dozens of other kids have been hospitalized in Landikotal, officials said. Political tehsildar, Landikotal, Shamsul Islam, told The News that one year-old, Javeria, lost her life as she was found infected with measles. He said eight patients were bought to Landikotal Agency Headquarters

December 22, 2017 12:00 AM Cholera hit one million in Yemen

DUBAI/GENEVA: Yemen’s cholera epidemic has reached one million suspected cases, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday, with war leaving more than 80 percent of the population short of food, fuel, clean water and access to healthcare. Yemen, one of the Arab world’s poorest countries, is embroiled in a proxy war between the Houthi

December 21, 2017 12:00 AM Honda Atlas holds free medical camp; 640 patients examined

Lahore: In continuation with the efforts for social uplift and community service of rural and less privileged areas, a one day free medical camp was arranged by Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited at Kot Asad Ullah, Near Manga Mandi, Multan road, Lahore. A total of 640 patients were examined and medicines distributed to them for free. Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) 1

December 19, 2017 12:00 AM Free medical camp held in By Bara

BARA: A free medical camp was organised by the Pak Army and Fata Secretariat in Shablobar area in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Monday. Pak Army and Fata Secretariat doctors examined the patients in Arjalee Nadey and Achani areas. Up to 2, 815 people, including 1,170 women, 660 men and 985 children were examined and provided free medicines and tests 4

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Toll rises to three dead after Indonesia quake

JAKARTA: At least three people have been killed following a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia´s main island of Java, an official said Saturday. The quake struck at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) just outside the coastal town of Cipatujah on Java island late Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was felt across the island including 1

November 20, 2017 12:00 AM MKRMS seminar: ‘COPD third biggest cause of death in the world’

LAHORE: Chronic respiratory diseases include disorders that affect any part of the respiratory system, not only the lungs but also the airways, nose and throat. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has become the third cause of casualties in the world and it is estimated that by 2030 the disease will cause approximately 45 million casualties 4