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A Pakistani doctor wins award at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology

Lahore : A Pakistani doctor has earned prestigious award at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress held in Singapore. Dr. Tayyab Afghani, a senior doctor of Al Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, was honoured with the esteemed award in recognition of his services in the field of eye care. APAO ... Read More »

Punjab to set up a Directorate of Medical Education : Secretary Medical Education

Lahore : In order to look after the issues of medical education of Postgraduates, nursing and allied health sciences, a Directorate of Medical Education would be set up in Punjab. The institution would help introduce reforms in medical education, improvement of educational activities and in time admissions in different disciplines ... Read More »

Punjab Health Department decides to regularize 3000 nurses

Lahore : Punjab Health Department has decided to regularize as many as 3000 nurses presently working on contract basis. The Department has completed its home work and a summary would be forwarded to Punjab Chief Minister very soon in this regard. This was informed by Director General Nursing  Punjab Kousar ... Read More »

Senate team praises Punjab Healthcare Commission performance

Lahore : A delegation comprising members of the Senate Functional Committee on Devolution Friday appreciated the performance of the Punjab Healthcare Commission and urged the other provinces to follow the same strategy. Chief Operating officer Punjab Healthcare Commission Dr M Ajmal Khan Friday gave a briefing on improvements made in the health sector after an effective implementation of ... Read More »

Gourmet donated two air-conditioned ambulances to Lahore General Hospital

Lahore : Gourmet has donated two air-conditioned ambulances to Lahore General Hospital for sending dead bodies to the cities of their attendants free of cost. The same philanthropist company would also provide shrouds for the dead bodies to the deserving families.  The company has promised to provide two more such ... Read More »

Genetic disorder caused by defect in special enzymes : Prof Huma Arshad Cheema

Lahore : Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology Lahore along with Sanofi Genzyme has organized an awareness workshop on Lysosomal storage disorder on 25th  March 2017 at Shaukat Raza Khan auditorium at the Children’s hospital and institute of child health, Lahore. It started with opening lecture by Prof Huma Arshad Cheema, ... Read More »

International Kidney Transplant Congress” held at Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex

Lahore : Two days conference titled ‘’INTERNATIONAL KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CONGRESS” held under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Farid Ahmad Khan, Chairman & Dean, ShaikhZayed Medical Complex and Prof. Hafiz Shahzad Ashraf, Head Department of Urology & Kidney Transplantation,Shaikh Zayed Medical Complex, Lahore in collaboration with Transplantation Society of Pakistan (TSP), Pakistan Association of Urological ... Read More »

One million Pakistanis lost eyesight due to delay in diagnosis : Brig. (Retd) Rizwan Asghar

Lahore : Executive Director Al Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Brig Rizwan Asghar has said that glaucoma is the ‘silent thief’ steals the sight of thousands of Pakistanis every year. Regarded as the second major cause of blindness globally the disease it causes the cables in the optic nerve to die off ... Read More »

Shahbaz Sharif visited the Kidney Institute Multan

Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif today visited the Kidney Institute Multan to review medical facilities there. He inquired about the health of patients and asked them about the health facilities being provided at the institute. He also inspected the operation theater and the dialysis center of the ... Read More »

Lahore and Rawalpindi to prepare strategies for immunization

Lahore : Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir said here Sunday that Lahore and Rawalpindi must prepare locally customized strategies for immunization coverage, especially polio. Chairing the monthly Chief Executive Officers (Health) Meeting in the Directorate General Health Services Punjab, he said that based on risk analysis ... Read More »

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