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SC Monitoring Judge visits ICCBS Forensic Lab

The Supreme Court’s Monitoring Judge of Anti-terrorism Courts, Justice Faisal Arab visited the under-construction Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory at the Jamil-ur-Rahman Centre for Genome Research at Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi. The monitoring judge, along with Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto, Administrative Judge Anti-Terrorism Court for the province of [...]

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Awareness Seminar on Giving Way to Ambulances

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in collaboration with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST Karachi) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organized an Awareness Seminar titled ‘Saving Lives: Legislative Changes for Giving Way to Ambulances’ JPMC, Karachi. It was attended by representatives of the media, police, traffic police, transport [...]

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UNDP Pakistan & Kashf Foundation partner to train youth on entrepreneurship

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: January 2019|Tags: , , |

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Pakistan and Kashf Foundation have partnered to train and mentor 8,000 young men and women in entrepreneurship skills in targeted areas of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The aim of the partnership is to support entrepreneurship and self-employment for the youth, ensuring that they [...]

8.9 m children vaccinated in last Anti-Polio Campaign

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , |

Health Department, Govt of Sindh launched 3-days last Anti-Polio Campaign of the year 2018 recently. The inauguration of the campaign was done by Minister for Health, Govt of Sindh, Dr. Azra Fazal Pehchuho. Senior members of health department were also present on the occasion. The targeted population for the campaign [...]

Concern showed over hospital’s sanitation condition

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , , , , |

The Sindh Healthcare Commission has expressed its grave concern on poor sanitation condition of Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital (LGH), Karachi, and unavailability of proper facilities to cater emergency patients at Emergency Department. A team of Sindh Healthcare Commission led by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Minhaj A Qidwai, [...]

Students Urged to learn Modern Technologies

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , |

The Vice Chancellor of Sukkur IBA University, Prof Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui has said the 21st century is the century of change and digitalisation so "we should equip our new generation with modern tools to cope with the challenges of rapidly changing technologies. Addressing the graduation ceremony of one-year diploma program of 3-D animation at the Sukkur IBA auditorium, he [...]

Awareness Walk to mark World AIDS Day

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018, Journal|Tags: , , |

To mark the World AIDS Day, Sindh AIDS Control Programme (SACP) organised an HIV/AIDS Awareness walk from Kabootar Chowrangi to Karachi Press Club. The walk was led by Dr. Muhammad Younus Chachar, Programme Manager SACP along with renowned Allama Ahsan Siddiqui. The officials of health department, lady health workers, representatives [...]

AKU Convocation – More than 400 graduates conferred degrees

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

More than 400 graduates celebrated their success at the Aga Khan University’s Convocation Ceremony held recently at AKUH, Karachi. This year’s ceremony was especially significant as it marked graduation of the university’s 15,000th student and 10,000th woman student. In his convocation message on the 35th anniversary of the University’s founding, [...]

Progress of 73 health, education schemes reviews

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , , , |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed health and education departments to complete their hospitals and school schemes within stipulated time and warned strict action against project directors if deadline not met. This he said while presiding over a meeting to review progress of 73 development schemes which [...]

Anatomy & Surgery Learning Studio inaugurate at AKUH

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

The Aga Khan University Medical College cut the ribbon on its new anatomy and surgical skills lab, introducing the latest available learning aids in an enlarged space for students to learn about the human body structure, and enable residents and practicing physicians and surgeons to rehearse difficult and complicated surgical [...]

Developing national transplant programme urged

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: December 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

International Transplant Surgeons, Academicians and policy makers across the world at Seminar on Update in Organ Transplantation held recently at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) underscored the need for every single country to develop national transplant programme based on ethical practices, transparency and well-being of the patients. The [...]

Care for Preterm babies Vital to Improve Child Survival Indicators in Pakistan

By | November 15th, 2018|Categories: November 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Each day over 600 newborns die in Pakistan due to complications related to Birth Asphyxia, Prematurity and Sepsis says the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Every year,15 million babies in the world are born prematurely and nearly 1 million die due to related complications. This makes preterm birth one of the leading [...]