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Pakistan’s first Beating Heart Coronary Artery surgery performed at RIC

Lahore: The Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) has achieved a milestone by successfully performing Pakistan’s first Multivessel Minimally Invasive Beating Heart Coronary Artery surgery on a patient. For such kind of surgeries, RIC Executive Director General Azhar Kayani had hired the services of Dr Humayun Iqbal (cardiac surgeon). Now, he ... Read More »

Tertiary Care Hospital in Gujranwala would be completed by the end of 2017

Lahore : Provision of best healthcare facilities to the people of Punjab is the top most priority of the government for which state-of-the-art hospitals equipped with all latest facilities are being constructed in the province and construction of 500-bed Tertiary Care Hospital in Gujranwala is also a part of this ... Read More »

Secretary Specialized Healthcare visits Government Said Mitha Teaching Hospital

Lahore: Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education, Najam Ahmed Shah has said that best treatment facilities can be provided to the patients by enhancing  performance of the hospitals as a result of good working relationship and teamwork between hospital administration, surgeons and supporting staff in public sector hospitals. He said ... Read More »

Pakistan Army launches mobile hospital in Lahore

Lahore :  Pakistan Army has introduced a new facility of mobile hospital in Lahore Garrison to cater for the health needs of the cantt residents at their door step. The custom built mobile dispensary has been developed as part of health out reach convenience program of Combined Military Hospital (CMH) ... Read More »

The Punjab government approves Special Allowance for the cardiologists

Lahore: The Punjab government has approved Special Allowance for the cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to attract them for posting in Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology recently completed with a total cost of Rs.1800 million. This was decided in a meeting of special committee to thrash out the matter and facilitate the ... Read More »

Commissioner Bahawalpur Saqib Zafar pays a surprise visit of civil hospital

Lahore: Commissioner Bahawalpur Saqib Zafar paid a surprise visit of civil hospital Bahawalpur here today. During the visit Commissioner inspected different wards of the hospital. He also inspected central air conditioning plant of the hospital. Commissioner directed Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital that both air conditioning system and lift system should remain fully operational ... Read More »

PIC and Gulab Devi Chest Hospital would extend cooperation to provide treatment to the cardiac patients

Lahore: Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) and Gulab Devi Chest Hospital would extend cooperation to provide treatment / procedural facilities to the cardiac patients and to reduce the patient load at PIC. Government would provide special funds to Gulab Devi Hospital for this purpose. It is stated by the Advisor ... Read More »

Medical Education Department changes the criteria for the induction of doctors in postgraduate classes

Lahore: With a view to overcome the shortage of various specialities/ sub-specialities in health sector and to improve the quality of medical education, Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department, Punjab has changed the criteria for the induction of doctors in postgraduate classes. Now, these admissions would be made through Central ... Read More »

Punjab will hold polio campaign from May 23 to 25

Lahore: Punjab will hold polio campaign in all 36 districts from May 23 to 25 as part of the National Immunization Day, said Advisor to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique here on Saturday. Khawaja Salman Rafique said that the campaign will target 18.4 million children of below five years of age ... Read More »

Thalassemia rising incidence is a great challenge for public health: Dr. Haroon Khursheed Pasha

Lahore: Principal Quaid-e- Azam Medical College Prof. Dr. Haroon Khursheed Pasha has said that a comprehensive and sustained campaign should be launched for public awareness regarding the hazards of rising incidence of Thalassemia:- this may save thousands of lives in our society. He was addressing a symposium here in the conference room ... Read More »

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