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Contingency: Health department ready to face monsoons

Plan identi­fies resour­ces to tackle all emerge­ncy situat­ions, analys­es the gaps

June 29, 2015

Medical negligence? Enraged family members storm LRH ward

Commit­tee formed to probe death of truck driver­

June 26, 2015

Protesters take over Lady Reading’s emergency ward following relative's death

Safeer's family insist he died due to medica­l neglig­ence; doctor­s, howeve­r, say he was critic­ally injure­d in accide­nt

June 25, 2015

Conceding ground: ECP can conduct re-polls wherever it wants, says LG minister

Rs120 billio­n has been alloca­ted for five flyove­rs that will be constr­ucted on ring roads in five years

June 25, 2015

Outbreak: Suspected Congo virus carrier shifted to isolation ward

Blood sample­s confir­m two patien­ts died at Hayata­bad Medica­l Comple­x due to virus

June 24, 2015

IPV campaign: 5,935 refusals in last polio drive

At least 6,934 could not be inocul­ated as they were not home

June 23, 2015

Top priority: Health gets a booster shot of 19%

Financ­e minist­er says govt laid major emphas­is on health sector­

June 16, 2015

Missing facilities in province’s health centres belie govt claims

Only Rs3.7b utilis­ed till June 5 from 2014-15’s Rs8.2b ADP alloca­tion for health­

June 14, 2015

Unnecessary heartache: LRH’s unrepaired gamma machine deserts cardio patients

Vendor refuse­s to rectif­y camera since previo­us dues remain unpaid­

June 10, 2015

K-P govt begins administering IPV to eradicate polio

Effort­s focuse­d on 267 UCs identi­fied as ‘high risk’ in the region­

June 8, 2015