Covid 19

Coronavirus cases tally rises to 10,000 nationwide
Covid 19, National News

Coronavirus cases tally rises to 10,000 nationwide

ISLAMABAD: The nationwide Covid-19 cases surpassed the 10,000 mark with 17 more people dying in one day. Meanwhile, Dr Zafar Mirza warned that the Covid-19 situation during the month of Ramazan could become serious. “It will be a time in which every person should do self-accountability if he/she is contributing to the spread of disease…

Ways to up online presence during COVID-19
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Ways to up online presence during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to create disturbance in business routines and physical connection to any place is on hold. This crisis has almost stopped the routine dental and health checkups. Therefore, staying connected to patients is difficult By SUHAIB AHSAN According to the latest Microsoft Advertising updates on US consumer behavior, there has been rapid increase…

SHCC’s team visits public sector laboratories to assess COVID-19 PCR testing services
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SHCC’s team visits public sector laboratories to assess COVID-19 PCR testing services

KARACHI: After visiting the existing private sector facilities conducting PCR testing for COVID-19, on the request of the Technical Committee on Laboratories and Diagnostics formed under the directives of Chief Secretary, the Sindh Healthcare Commission’s Inspection team undertook visits of public laboratories, currently providing services of COVID-19 PCR testing. The team comprised of members from…

Sindh government and AKU collaborate to boost COVID-19 critical care
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Sindh government and AKU collaborate to boost COVID-19 critical care

KARACHI: The Sindh government is set to collaborate with the Aga Khan University who will provide free-of-cost training and technical assistance on COVID-19 critical care to healthcare professionals working in the public sector. Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Secretary Health Sindh, Zahid Abbasi, AKU Medical College Dean, Dr Adil…

The ‘Real Challenges’ of COVID-19
Blogs, Covid 19

The ‘Real Challenges’ of COVID-19

Challenges are opportunities in disguise. Challenges give us motivation and push us to reach higher places. The history of mankind is filled with instances of such challenges that attribute to our advancements. Though enough setbacks have been faced by humans, still we have recovered from that and move towards future. By Dr Aqib Mudassar If…

DUHS experts prepare IVIG to treat COVID-19 patients
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DUHS experts prepare IVIG to treat COVID-19 patients

KARACHI: Pakistani scientists achieve a significant breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. The Dow University of Health Sciences’ research team has prepared an intravenous immunoglobulin( IVIG) with plasma obtained from recovered coronavirus patients through which COVID-19 victims can be treated. Vice-Chancellor, Prof Muhammad Saeed Quraishy, called it a significant breakthrough in the war against COVID-19….

SHCC conducted 1st online COVID-19 training sessions for healthcare establishments
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SHCC conducted 1st online COVID-19 training sessions for healthcare establishments

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission conducted its first online training session on COVID-19 in collaboration with the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP). 150 participants from 7 to 8 healthcare establishments participated in the training. They were trained on the triaging of the COVID-19 Patients, donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment…

Pharma industry in turmoil due to COVID-19 lockdown
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Pharma industry in turmoil due to COVID-19 lockdown

KASUR: The pharmaceutical industry, among other industries, is facing a host of issues due to the lockdown, including a halt in supply of chemicals called Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) from China, Europe and India, closure of allied industry, shortage of labour and a drastic rise in the rate of dollar. Over a dozen pharmaceutical units…

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