15 02, 2024

Chest Pain Unit inaugurated at SHC Bar


Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Justice (R) Maqbool Baqar has said that due to easy access to emergency care and quick response, the Chest Pain Units entertained over 1.2 million people in seven years and saved over 30,000 lives. Due to success and apprecia­tion, the demand has grown, and we are planning more units in different [...]

15 06, 2019

Education, health sectors given boost in Sindh budget


Government of Sindh announced education and health departments to be on its top priority for the next fiscal year raising budgetary expenditures in both the sectors. EDUCATION The allocation for school education has been increased from Rs170.832 billion to Rs178.618 billion in the financial year 2019-20. Whereas, on development side, Rs15.15 billion have been allocated [...]

15 06, 2019

NICVD establishes Chest Pain Unit in Ghotki


National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) would establish more Chest Pain Units (CPUs) at every district of Sindh, which would be linked with already functioning the eight satellite centers of NICVD in different cities of the province and urged the Sindh health department to cooperate with them in taking over cardiology units at the civil [...]

15 03, 2019

Electrophysiology Lab and Cath Lab inaugurated at NICVD’s Sukkur


National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) established an Electrophysiology Lab and second Catheterization (cath) Lab at the NICVD’s Sukkur Satellite Centre. To mark the first anniversary of NICVD Sukkur, Prof. Nadeem Qamar, Executive Director, NICVD inaugurated Electrophysiology Lab and second Catheterization (cath) lab. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Nadeem Qamar said that these new facilities [...]

15 11, 2018

5000 lives saved at chest pain units of NICVD in a year


Prof. Nadeem Qamar, NICVD Executive Director while speaking at the first anniversary of Nagan Chowrangi Chest Pain Unit said that lives of more than five thousand people who were having heart attacks were saved at the seven Chest Pain Units (CPUs) of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) at Karachi’s various intersections and busy spots [...]

15 06, 2018

NICVD signs MoU with Aman Foundation to provide integrated health system to Sindh


National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aman Foundation to provide integrated healthcare system across Sindh with its state-of-the-art facilities as the Hub. The MoU was inked by Amin Hashwani, Trustee, NICVD Welfare Trust and Dr. Saadia Quraishy, Trustee Aman Foundation in the presence of management of the two [...]

15 01, 2018

NICVD Satellite Center established in Hyderabad


Pakistan Peoples Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said the PPP’s Sindh government is trying to provide modern healthcare facilities to all citizens in the province. Speaking as a chief guest at inauguration ceremony of National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases’ (NICVD) Satellite Center at Liaquat University Hospital here Sunday, Bilawal praised Sindh government’s performance [...]

15 02, 2016

NICVD embarks new projects for ailing humanity


Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that under the 18th amendment the Sindh government was competent to fix the prices of medicines despite the fact the  federal government is still exercising these powers by setting aside the ground reality, plight of the poor people. This he said while addressing the media after [...]

15 01, 2016

Dow Inst. of Cardiology inaugurated at Dow University


Governor Sindh & Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan along with Vice Chancellor, DUHS Prof. Masood Hameed Khan and senior faculty members of the University today inaugurated Dow Institute of Cardiology (DIOC) and Installation of Gas Power Plant at a Ceremony to mark (12) Twelve Years Anniversary of Dow [...]

15 06, 2012

Sanofi Pakistan shares results of Acute Coronary Syndromes Descriptive Study (ACCORD)


To share the key findings from Acute Coronary Syndrome Descriptive Study (ACCORD) and the local data on Clinical Practice of the Management of ACS and use of Anti-platelet agent in Acute Hospital Settings, Sanofi Pakistan organized a Cardiovascular Symposium titled “We take Cardiac Care to Heart” recently at a local hotel in Karachi. The Symposium [...]