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Hard to please: Patients continue to bear brunt of unrelenting protests

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  ISLAMABAD:  All outpatient departments of the public hospitals in Islamabad remained shut on Tuesday as health professionals and non-medical staff observed a complete strike. As the protests spread across the federal hospitals, it spells bad news for patients waiting for the strike to end. The health professionals and non-medical staff assembled at D-Chowk near […]

55 kilograms of water-filled meat confiscated

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Rawalpindi The district health department confiscated over 55 kilograms of meat filled with water, which was on sale at a shop located along Saidpu The News International – Islamabad

Breast cancer claims 400,000 lives a year in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 9: Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer all over Asia due to which every year 40,000 women die. Islamabad News Sources

World’s biggest gall bladder: Doctor’s Guinness book entry honoured

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  ISLAMABAD:  The Guinness Book of World record has issued surgeon Dr Naeem Taj of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Hospital a certificate recognising his recent achievement of removing the world’s longest gall bladder through laparoscopy. Rasheeda Bibi, 70, was operated on at CDA hospital by Dr Naeem Taj, who removed a 25.5 cm long […]

Bill Gates wants Arfa’s treatment in United States

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Chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates has contacted with the parents of world s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional Arfa Karim for her treatment, pri The News International – Islamabad

Thousands benefit from telemedicine – DAWN.com

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Thousands benefit from telemedicine DAWN.com RAWALPINDI: Rizwana Bibi, suffering from some minor infection in a remote village of Attock, is being treated by a senior physician sitting at Holy Family Hospital, over 100 km away in Rawalpindi. It`s because of `telemedicine` that thousands of … Rawalpindi – Google News

Refresher training of service providers held

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Islamabad Rahnuma-Family Planning Association of Pakistan (FPAP) conducted a refresher training of service providers at its regional office here on The News International – Islamabad

DCOs directed for strict monitoring of polio campaign – Pakistan Observer

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DCOs directed for strict monitoring of polio campaign Pakistan Observer Rawalpindi—Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed has directed the District Coordination Officers (DCOs) of all districts of the division for strict monitoring of the ongoing anti-polio campaign aimed at achieving the targets and to make the division … Rawalpindi – Google News

Public health: Plumes of smoke make ban look like a joke

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  ISLAMABAD:  Violations of the anti-tobacco regulations are rampant in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. This is clearly reflected by the open distribution of promotional material by new restaurants listing sheesha’s availability in a bid to attract customers. Besides, this many shopkeepers are openly selling cigarette packs, mostly smuggled, which do not have […]

700000 children to be vaccinated – The Nation, Pakistan

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700000 children to be vaccinated The Nation, Pakistan RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD (APP) – A five-day anti-polio campaign will start in Rawalpindi district from December 19 (Monday) under which a total of 655000 children under five will be administered anti-polio drops. Talking to APP District Officer Health … Rawalpindi – Google News

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