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April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Syrian army announces eastern Ghouta free of militants

BEIRUT: Syria´s army command on Saturday announced that the eastern Ghouta region was free of militants, following the departure of the last rebel fighters from the city of Douma towards the north of the country, state media reported, citing a statement by the Syrian army general command. "All the terrorists have left Douma city, their last bastion in eastern 1

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM UN agency provides Rs710m equipment to cancer hospital

PESHAWAR: The UN refugee agency has procured high-tech machines worth Rs710 million for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center in Peshawar. A press release said the agency would provide radiotherapy machines, software and training for the technicians to operate the equipment, which will be installed in the hospital rooms by mid-summer 10

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM Burns centre to be completed on time: official

SWABI: Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Mutasimbillah has said that the Burns and Trauma Centre in Hayatabad would be completed in the given time. Talking to journalists here on Saturday, he said that the centre would be built at 20-kanal land adjacent to Hayatabad Medical Complex. He said that construction work on the project 6

March 16, 2018 11:49 PM Festival of Lights to bring light for cancer patients

KARACHI: Students of Dawood Public School organized a fund-raising event, called the DPS Festival of Lights in order to create awareness and raise funds for Bait-ul-Sukoon Cancer Hospital. Students, teachers and parents participated in the Festival of Lights where various fun activities including parades, were organized to inculcate a sense of community-spirit

March 16, 2018 1:08 PM Pakistan’s first clinical transplant immunology lab opens at SIUT

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first clinical transplant immunology laboratory aimed to bring advancement in the field of transplant sciences was inaugurated at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). Professor Medhat Askar who is an internationally acclaimed transplant immunologist inaugurated the newly set up laboratory Thursday, said the SIUT management

March 16, 2018 12:00 AM Alexion’s rare blood disorder drug ‘succeeds’

WASHINGTON: Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its experimental drug to treat patients with a rare blood disorder met the main goal in a late-stage study, sending its shares up 18 percent in premarket trading. The drug, ALXN1210, was being tested against the company’s flagship drug, Soliris, in patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria 3

March 9, 2018 12:00 AM Patients suffer as doctors, paramedics observe strike

NAWABSHAH: Patients at the Peoples University Hospital faced grave difficulties when doctors and paramedical staff of the hospital went on strike on Thursday and closed the Out Patients Department (OPD), Radiology Department and the Trauma Center. The strike was observed to register protest against police torture on protestors of the Sindh Para Medical 16

March 8, 2018 12:00 AM Paramedics observe strike across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: The paramedics on Wednesday observed strike and suspended services in most of the public sector hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and took out protest demonstrations against health policies of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led government. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Paramedics Association had given the strike call. Paramedics' leaders from all over the province 8

March 3, 2018 6:07 AM Six killed, over dozen injured in bus-truck collision in Balochistan

HUB: At least six people were killed and over a dozen other injured as a result of a collision between a bus and a truck near uthal city of Balochistan. Citing local police officials, Geo News reported that the accident took place on the RCD Highway near Zero point when a Karachi-bound bus collided with a bus, killing six people and injuring 16 others 11