Jafar Askari

  • T KARACHI – Prof Dr Rana Qamar Masood of the Dow University of Health Sciences has been honoured with the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz by the president of Pakistan.Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad conferred the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz at the Governor’s House on Qamar Masood for his services.  On the other ...

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  • TKARACHI – Section Head of Endocrinology at Aga Khan University, Dr Jaweed Akhter said that timely screening of diabetes is absolutely essential for proper and effective prevention. He was commenting on the escalating rates of diabetes around the world at an event marking World Diabetes ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Medical Association in association with Phonecast (Pvt) Ltd is going to set up Pakistans first 24-hour Medical Call Centre with the name of 'Call Doc to facilitate the people by providing telephone based health information. Initially, the facility covers Karachi and other parts ...

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  • TKARACHI - A Bangladeshi scientist has cautioned that the Swine Flu may hit any country and called for mass awareness programmes. The Bangladeshi scientist, Prof Dr Nurul Kabir, is currently working at Dr Panjwani Centre for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), Karachi University (KU). He ...

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  • TKARACHI - A grand medical survey is going to be conducted in the country to estimate the rabies-infected and dog-bite cases as thousands of people die of this disease annually in the country. This is for the first time in the country that a proper survey is going to be held. Department of ...

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