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Punjab Government fears Dengue threat

Lahore:Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed all the concerned departments to complete their arrangements and remain fully alert to cope with any possible outbreak of dengue. He said that due to heavy rains there is a need to remain more careful about dengue and the process of indoor ... Read More »

Polio virus found in the sewage water samples in Karachi

Islamabad:Polio virus has been found in the sewage water samples collected from Gaddap town Karachi after a gap of about 4 months. Gaddap town is one of the poliovirus reservoirs in the country where a lot of efforts were made over the last 6 months to reach every child during ... Read More »

TACP Healthcare Commission pass resulation for improving the standard of healthcare

Lahore:Technical Advisory Committee of Punjab Healthcare Commission has adopted a unanimous resolution with regard to provision of facilities for improving the standard of healthcare in the province. This standard known as “Minimum Service Delivery Standards” (MSDS) will be implemented all over the province and will be binding upon government and ... Read More »

There is no shortage of NS-I kits in the teaching hospitals

Lahore:A Spokesman of Health Department has said that there is no shortage of NS-I kits in the teaching hospitals as every hospital has a sufficient stock of NS-I test kits for thousands patients, therefore, the rumors of shortage of such kits are baseless. The Spokesman further said that Mayo Hospital ... Read More »

MTAP election will be held on 8th of August

Lahore:The biannual elections of the Medical Teachers Association Punjab will be held on 8th august 2012. The last date for submission of nomination papers for various posts is 31st July 2012. the nomination papers can be submitted to the office of the secretary election commission of the MTA Punjab Dr ... Read More »

People can be saved from fatal diseases through precautionary measures:Kh Salman Rafique

Lahore: Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that the people can be saved from fatal diseases through precautionary and protective measures. He said that although hepatitis is a fatal disease yet is curable. He said that protection from it is easy but its treatment is costly. He expressed these views while ... Read More »

Seminar on Dengue in city

Lahore:A special seminar was arranged regarding dengue epidemic, its preventive and precautionary measures for the horticulture staff and sanitary workers in Allama Iqbal Medical College. Principal Prof. Mehmood Shaukat, Dr. Ashraf Majrooh Head of Community Medicines Department, Dr. Jalil Akhtar and other medical experts addressed on the occasion. The speakers ... Read More »

GCDA announces solution of Drs Service structure issue

Lahore:The president General Cadre Doctors Association & Pakistan Medical Society Chairman Masood sheikh has said that unless the general cadre doctors who have been serving since last 15- 20 years are given their due promotion in approprite scales, it will not be justified to induct a Medical officer in grade ... Read More »

Punjab Health Department’s team recovered stolen govt. medicines?

Lahore:A special team of Health Department Punjab has taken into custody stolen government medicines worth lakhs of rupees from a truck stand in Gujranwala and started investigation. Director General Health Punjab Dr. Nisar Ahmed Cheema informed that a secret information was received that medicines worth lakhs of rupees are available ... Read More »

In every three minutes a Pakistani becomes blind

Rawalpindi:Every three minutes a person develops eye disease in Pakistan while a very small number has access to affordable and quality health services, president of a hospital said. Spike in eye diseases has now reached to the proportions of epidemic raising new challenges, he said. Speaking at an in-house seminar, ... Read More »

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