June 15, 2020 Rest In Peace, Dr Rana Habib Elahi

Gojra’s renowned dental surgeon Dr Rana Habib Elahi died of coronavirus at Faisalabad, recently. He tested corona positive and was shifted to Faisalabad where he died in a local private hospital. The Publisher, Editor and the staff of Dental News Pakistan express their heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Dr Rana Habib Elahi and...

June 15, 2020 Federal Government allocates budget for JPMC and other hospitals

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Federal Government has allocated PKR 13 billion for the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Sheikh Zaid Hospital Lahore, and other health facilities. As per the budget book, PKR 13 billion has been allocated for hospitals run by the Federal government, including the Sheikh Zaid Hospital Lahore, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical...

June 15, 2020 Rising cost of healthcare in Pakistan

It may be too naïve to think that anything worthwhile will happen that will improve healthcare in Pakistan. So far, it seems as if an aimless and reactive approach is being adopted. Healthcare for more than two hundred million people of Pakistan is a significant undertaking and cannot be fixed by appointing part-time advisors who...

June 13, 2020 Baqai University initiates ‘Health Professions Education’ course

Karachi: Baqai Medical University recently conducted the first ‘Certificate of Health Professions Education 2020’. Renowned philanthropist and co-founder of Baqai Medical University, Prof Dr Zahida Baqai inaugurated the event along with medical educationists, Dr Ahsan Sethi, Dr Syeda Kauser Ali and Dr Syed Moyn Ali. The first contact session of the six-month course certification was...

June 13, 2020 PRCS distributes KN-95 masks among health staff of public hospitals

KARACHI: The Sindh Branch of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), with the support of PRCS National Headquarters Islamabad, distributed 4,000 KN-95 masks in public sector hospitals of the Sindh Province, a statement said. The statement released said that contributing to the government’s efforts to ensure the safety of doctors and frontline paramedics treating the...

June 12, 2020 Parliamentary body demands the identification of tobacco ‘mafia’

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf recently demanded formation of a parliamentary committee to identify mafias and cartels which have been trying to give benefit to multinational tobacco companies. Raising the issue as a point of order during the National Assembly session, he said across the globe campaigns were held against smoking but he...

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Rising cost of healthcare in Pakistan

It may be too naïve to think that anything worthwhile will happen that will improve healthcare in Pakistan. So far, it seems as if an aimless and reactive approach is being adopted. Healthcare for more than two hundred million people of Pakistan is a significant undertaking and cannot be fixed by appointing part-time advisors who...

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Federal Government allocates budget for JPMC and other hospitals

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Federal Government has allocated PKR 13 billion for the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Sheikh Zaid Hospital Lahore, and other health facilities. As per the budget book, PKR 13 billion has been allocated for hospitals run by the Federal government, including the Sheikh Zaid Hospital Lahore, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical...

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