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Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode

Geneva: Despite the dramatic drop in polio cases in the last year, the threat of continued transmission due to funding and immunization gaps has driven the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)to launch an Emergency Action Plan. The plan aims to boost vaccination coverage in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the three ... Read More »

Planning Workshop for Floods Response Mechanism

Lahore:Health Department, Government of Punjab in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO), NDMA and NHEPR, is going to organize a one-day planning workshop for Provincial Health Preparedness and response mechanism for 2012 Monsoon/Floods on 25 May in Lahore. Dr. Martinez Jorge, WHO Chief of Operations (EHA), Islamabad, Secretary Health Punjab, ... Read More »

Lady health workers promoted health awareness:Minister Labour Punjab Haji Ehsaan

Multan: Minister Labour Punjab Haji Ehsaan-ud-Din Qureshi has said that government is promoting public health and preventive programmes besides up-grading of health facilities for which the community participation and the role of Lady Health Workers is very vital. He said that the MMR in LHWs covered area is 147/100,000 live ... Read More »

Millions embezzled in Sir Ganga Ram Hospitalment

Lahore: Dr. Abdul Qadeer zubairi was removed from the seat of DMS M&R through an office order no 3785, issued from the office of the Medical Superintendent, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Today paramedics staff of Ganga Ram Hospital protested outside the MS office against the DMS works Dr Abdul Queer ... Read More »

Mother and Child Health Week Starts

Lahore:Washing of hands before and after meals and toilet can save children from numerous diseases and thereby reduce mortality rate 10 per cent among children. The main objective of celebrating mother and child health week is to prevent mother and child from various diseases through sensitizing them about hygienic principles ... Read More »

Machineries Would Go To Waste Without Doctors

Lahore(PR):There are 47 seats of consultant doctors lying vacant at Lahore Children Hospital, Lahore for the last 2 years and out of them there are 3 seas of Associate Professors, 11 Assistant Professor and 33 Senior Registrars seats are lying vacant. Govt. of Punjab has badly failed to fill these ... Read More »

RESCUE 1122 TRAINS KEMU STUDENTS

Lahore:The Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 has conducted a three days training workshop to impart training of Basic Life Support to the students of King Edward Medical University, Lahore. As many as 250 students were trained on Initial assessment of patient, rescue breathing, treatment of foreign body airway obstruction, cardio ... Read More »

Pharmacist panel seeks 4,000 posts

LAHORE- The Punjab chapter of Pakistan Pharmacist Association has demanded of the government to create some 4,000 new posts for pharmacists besides health professional allowance and drug testing laboratories of international standard. Talking to the media at Lahore Press Club on Thursday, PPA President Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad, Secretary-General Furqan ... Read More »

AIMC girls stage sit-in for hostel facility

LAHORE: A number of female medical students staged a sit-in outside the office of Allama Iqbal Medical College principal for two hours or so to protest lack of hostel facility. The girls occupied waiting lounge of the principal office, entrance and the parking lot reserved for the senior faculty of ... Read More »

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