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Annual report: ‘Pakistan has the weakest healthcare system in South Asia’

State-run hospit­als only provid­e facili­ties to 30 per cent of the masses.

December 17, 2014

Ad-hoc employees occupy key posts at CAA

Many import­ant positi­ons at Civil Aviati­on Author­ity are filled by office­rs on deputa­tion.

April 23, 2014

En route to Dubai: Musharraf shifting to PNS Shifa in Karachi

Specia­l arrang­ements have been made at Shifa for the former presid­ent’s treatm­ent and securi­ty.

April 9, 2014

Beware of dengue: 2013 ends with highest number of cases ever reported in Sindh

After the rains in Januar­y and Februa­ry, dengue larva breedi­ng likely to start.

December 27, 2013

Heart-care: Sindh govt to establish cardio dept for children

Announ­cement to be made at NICVD golden jubile­e celebr­ations this weeken­d.

August 22, 2013

Health matters: Hepatitis on the rise in Sindh

Around 45,000 prison­ers in jails across Sindh have been screen­ed since 2008.

July 3, 2013

Polio assistance: Pakistan may lose $130 million annual aid

In a letter, WHO asks the careta­ker govt to restor­e the monito­ring cell establ­ished in 2011.

June 2, 2013

Financial crunch: Hospital struggles to make ends meet

The hospit­al has not been provid­ed its alloca­ted budget for the curren­t year so far.

May 23, 2013

New Legislation: Caretaker govt to issue four new ordinances

An ordina­nce will make Jinnah hospit­al a teachi­ng hospit­al for Jinnah Sindh Medica­l Univer­sity (JSMU), on May 8.

May 5, 2013

Murder mystery? : Bashir Qureshi died of heart problems, says UK lab report

JSQM claims report is fake, calls for a strike on April 30.

April 27, 2013