Regional News / May 23, 2018 Dengue Menace Continues.. 19 New Cases Surface in Karachi

KARACHI– At least 19 more dengue fever cases were reported across the city of Karachi within last week, taking the reported cases toll to 343 in the city, since 1st January 2018. According to the weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, as many as 20 new dengue fever cases were...

Regional News / May 23, 2018 Heat Wave In Karachi – First Heatstroke Patient Reported

KARACHI– A patient was brought into Cardiac Emergency Centre Landhi, suffering from Heatstroke. This 50 year old man Nazeer Ahmed, resident of Landhi No.3, was announced stable after providing him with initial treatment, and was cleared for discharge; Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC informed. Dr. Birbal, Senior Director KMC, further stated that, so...

Regional News / May 19, 2018 Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals

KARACHI– In light of city’s current weather conditions, Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has alerted all KMC run hospitals against Heat Wave, all over the city of Karachi, while rescue 1122 ambulance services are to remain on standby during heatstroke emergencies. Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC, Dr. Birbal,...

Colleges, Events, Regional News / May 17, 2018 CPD Workshop at SIOHS

Karachi: The closing ceremony of the 3 day workshop on ‘Continuing Professional Development Program’ in collaboration with Learning Innovative Division HEC, Islamabad organized by the Department of Orthodontics, SIOHS. The ceremony was enthusiastically attended by the faculty members of SIOHS and affiliated colleges. The guests of honour were Javed Memon, Regional Director HEC, Prof. Dr....

Regional News / May 5, 2018 Laser Innovation in Dentistry at AIDM

Karachi: Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM), organized a 2-day course on Lasers in Dentistry. The course was conducted by Dr. Talat Qadri PhD (Laser) from Karolinska Institute Sweden. A large number of Faculty members, Students, House officers, alongside Postgraduate trainees of AIDM, attended these sessions. Dr. Talat Qadri delivered a detailed lecture, elaborating and...

Regional News / May 5, 2018 AIDM’s Orthodontic Workshop for Postgraduate Trainees

Karachi: Renowned academician and leading orthodontist Dr. Bahram Ghassemi, DMD MSD, recently conducted an informative one-day lecture and workshop at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM). Dr. Bahram has been practicing orthodontics in Boston since 1985, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He received his dental training and a certificate of...

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Gutka Users Prohibited From Joining Sindh Police Force
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Gutka Users Prohibited From Joining Sindh Police Force

KARACHI – The general instructions for recruitment for members in the Sindh Police have recently been released alongside currently ongoing advertisements inviting individuals for generate recruitment of Constables in the Sindh Police force 2018. Among the instructions it has been clearly directed that candidates who are addicted to GUTKA (Chhaalia or betel nut) or any…

Destruction of Tons of Toxic Betel Nuts Is Pending
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Destruction of Tons of Toxic Betel Nuts Is Pending

KARACHI: Tons of betel nuts infested with Aflatoxin (poisonous carcinogens), and therefore required to be destroyed as per law, are lying at a local warehouse, as traders are attempting to exercise their influence to get the consignment cleared. The nuts were found infested with Aflatoxin at 137ppb level, far exceeding the permissible limits of 30ppb,…

Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic
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Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic

KARACHI – With the advancements in the lanes of dentistry, the costs of dental treatments are increasing day by day and it becomes fairly impossible for a common person to afford such expensive procedures. Free dental camp is a blessing for people who cannot afford dental procedures or are reluctant to pay due to lack…

SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery
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SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery

KARACHI: Renowned philanthropist and the Head of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Professor Dr.Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi has been shifted out of the intensive care unit (ICU) at SIUT after spending three days there for chest infection and influenza. Dr Rizvi had stayed in the high dependency unit for three days, but was later…

Hundreds of Children Dying In Sindh Due to a Preventable Problem
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Hundreds of Children Dying In Sindh Due to a Preventable Problem

KARACHI: Dozens of children under the age of five are daily dying in Sindh due to nutritional deficiencies and its complications, but their lives can be saved by educating their parents, especially mothers, on giving them “cheap but balanced diet”, providing safe drinking water and improving hygienic conditions in and around their abodes, health experts…

Dow Dentists Bring Dental Care to Children in Rural Sindh
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Dow Dentists Bring Dental Care to Children in Rural Sindh

By Dr Aiman Shahab Inadequate access to oral healthcare is a persistent rural health issue. Several factors have been well documented which contribute to the problems of accessing dental care in rural Pakistan. Nonetheless, due to the lack of dental health care professional in rural areas, people have to travel to farther regions to obtain…

Hashmanis Hospital Brings Dental Knowledge to the Community
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Hashmanis Hospital Brings Dental Knowledge to the Community

KARACHI – Hashmanis Hospital is renowned over Karachi and even Pakistan as one of the leading Hospitals providing Lasik Eye Surgery and other eye procedures. However, Hashmanis Hospital also offers a variety of other medical services including a designated Dental department which provides premium professional dental treatments for a diverse range of oral health problems….

Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons
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Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held…

Govt Yet To Review Reserved Seats in KPK Medical Colleges
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Govt Yet To Review Reserved Seats in KPK Medical Colleges

PESHAWAR: The government is yet to review the allocation of reserved seats for the students of Federally Administered Tribal Areas and backward areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the public sector medical and dental colleges in the light of the decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The apex court had abolished all reserved seats in…

Gutka BANNED in Sindh
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Gutka BANNED in Sindh

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) appreciated Sindh Assembly for introducing bill in the house to ban manufacture, promotion and sale of Gutka and Mainpuri whose violator would be liable to imprisonment or a fine, or to both. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement, said it was need of…

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