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October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Dengue fever outbreak gets intense

Rawalpindi: The dengue fever outbreak that has already hit population in various localities of town is getting more intense as within last one week, well over 100 confirmed cases of the infection have been reported at the three allied hospitals taking the total number of confirmed patients of the infection so far reported at the allied hospitals to over 330. According 1

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM GSK Pakistan invests Rs74 million

KARACHI: GSK Pakistan has introduced a specialised form of blister packaging technology in the country, and Pakistan’s leading antibiotic, Augmentin, will now be available in dessiflex packaging. In a pioneering step, which involved an investment of Rs74 million, GSK Pakistan also became the first site to introduce this technology in its global network 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM 60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster

KINSHASA: At least 60 people died and scores suffered serious burns on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo. The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country’s sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean. “We have counted 53 charred bodies,” said Florian, a witness 1

October 3, 2018 12:00 AM Alarming increase in number of heart patients at PIMS cardiac centre

Islamabad: There is an alarming increase in number of heart patients being reported at healthcare facilities in this region of the country and the Cardiac Centre at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has been recording well over 40 per cent increase in number of heart patients annually. Data collected by ‘The News’ has revealed that the PIMS cardiac

October 1, 2018 12:00 AM Governor’s wife arranges medical camp

LAHORE: Begum Perveen Sarwar, wife two free medical camps in Lahore on Sunday and announced arranging free medical camps on every Sunday in backward areas of the city. According to details, wife of governor and Vice Chair Sarwar Foundation, Begum Perveen Sarwar arranged two free medical camps in Walton and Shahdara wherein doctors and paramedical staff 1

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM CJP visits SZH, two private health facilities in Lahore

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday visited Shaikh Zayed Hospital and inspected the healthcare facilities being provided to the patients there. Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the Supreme Court, senior lawyer Zafar Iqbal Kalanauri and Additional Advocate General Imtiaz Kaifi also accompanied the chief justice during the visit 1

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Citizens complain of staff shortage at PIMS emergency

ISLAMABAD: Citizens have complained about shortage of medical and paramedical staff to handle patients at the emergency department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). According to them, attendants have to wait for hours to get serious patients admitted to the emergency as the existing paramedical staff is not sufficient to handle the patients 5

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM NUML students donate blood for thalassaemia patients

Islamabad: A large number of students, faculty and staff members here on Tuesday gathered to the blood donation camp at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) to donate blood for thalassaemia patients of Pakistan Thalassaemia Centre. The donation camp was arranged by the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and donation drive drew a huge response from the students 3

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Muharramul Haram: PIMS, allied hospitals to remain on high alert

Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad and allied hospitals in Rawalpindi would be on high alert on 9thand 10th of Muharram-ul-Haraam, Thursday and Friday to provide medical cover to public and to deal with any bigger emergency if needed. The filter clinics of the hospital would receive new patients as the outpatient department 3

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Patients in jeopardy as hepatitis centre in Khairpur runs out of critical medicines

SUKKUR: The seriously sick patients of hepatitis A and C are running from pillar to post for critical medicines that are no more available at the Hepatitis Center Khairpur for almost a month, jeopardizing the life of thousands of patients. The patients of Hepatitis A and C Virus have a daily requirement of the high priority medicines like Sofosbuvir 4