Haseeb Uddin

Stop Toothache Permanently!
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Stop Toothache Permanently!

By Dr Hira M. Khan For someone in pain, the offer of “instant relief” is an attractive proposition; it ‘instantly’ draws you into exploring ways for it. Here is a crucial lesson and an even better offer: “Permanent relief is better, and it is easily available.” Let’s get one thing straight, you cannot FIX your…

Azra Pechucho Nominated as Pro-chancellor of Medical Universities
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Azra Pechucho Nominated as Pro-chancellor of Medical Universities

KARACHI- Chief Minister Sindh has nominated cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of the public sector universities in Sindh.    According to the notification of Universities & Boards Department of Sindh, the CM has nominated the following cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of government universities in Sindh as mentioned against each of them; Dr Azra Fazal Pechucho nominated as…

SHCC to Continue Crackdown Against Quacks
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SHCC to Continue Crackdown Against Quacks

Anti-quackery drive KARACHI: Chairperson Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), Dr Tipu Sultan said that there was a need of reestablishing the primary healthcare system, initiation of more basic health units, and mapping of the quacks operating in Sindh in order to gain reliable numbers. He touched on these pressing points while speaking at the one-day…

BDC Students Visit Leprosy Centre
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BDC Students Visit Leprosy Centre

A field visit for Baqai Dental College’s 2nd year BDS students was organized by the Community Dentistry Department. The students were escorted by Dr Asghar Ali Shigri (HOD), Dr Muhammad Ali Leghari (Asst. Professor) Dr Samreen Mazhar and Dr Raza Abbas and Dr Mahwish Bano. The outreach team visited Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center located at…

Interviews for admissions in medical and dental colleges begin
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Interviews for admissions in medical and dental colleges begin

Interviews for admission in medical colleges KARACHI- The interviews for admission to Karachi’s medical and dental colleges began on November 20th and will continue till November 24, 2018. A total number of 1,200 candidates have been shortlisted to appear for the interviews. A batch of 300 candidates will appear every day for their scheduled interviews. The…

CJP dissolves Punjab Healthcare Commission board
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CJP dissolves Punjab Healthcare Commission board

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar dissolves PHC LAHORE- On November 17th, Supreme Court Pakistan dissolved the Board of Commissioners of Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC), and ordered for a new one to be formed in two weeks’ time. Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid along with other members of the board appeared before the court on being…

City Health Facilities put on High Alert
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City Health Facilities put on High Alert

KARACHI- Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has declared high alert in all medical institutions/ hospitals of KMC in connection to Rabi-ul-Awal from November 20th to 22nd.  All heads of institutions/focal persons have been instructed to make foolproof arrangements to deal with any medical emergency in their respective hospitals during the mentioned emergency…

World Diabetic Day at Prime Medical Complex
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World Diabetic Day at Prime Medical Complex

Peshawar- On November 14th, World Diabetic Day was celebrated at Prime Medical Complex, Warsak Road, Peshawar. There was a free medical OPD from November 12th to 14th, at Prime Medical Complex, wherein free medical checkups, screening of diabetes and hypertension, and medicines were being provided. 350 needy patients benefitted from this set up.   PIMA along with…

Antimicrobial resistance, cause of 700,000 deaths: Experts
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Antimicrobial resistance, cause of 700,000 deaths: Experts

Antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria to defeat the drugs designed to kill them making them superbugs. The inability of antibiotics to kill these superbugs may result in difficulty to treat infections.    Karachi- The World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2018 was observed from November 12th to November 18th. In connection to this awareness…

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