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AIDS: They call him Patient Zero

A migran­t worker was the first Pakist­ani to be report­ed HIV positi­ve back in 1987.

March 3, 2013

The secrets behind their smile

For a great many Pakist­anis, the secret behind a dazzli­ng smile doesn’t come out of a tube of toothp­aste.

April 9, 2012

Acid attack: As one victim ‘forgives’ her attacker, the other is threatened to follow suit

It is unbeli­evable that he has manage­d to get out so quickl­y after what he did: victim Eman.

February 5, 2012

Contaminated drugs debacle: Many a slip between the factory and the shelf

Debacl­e indica­tive of system­atic error, says PPMA chairm­an Muhamm­ad Asad Khawaj­a while talkin­g to The Expres­s Tribun­e.

February 3, 2012

Tainted drugs: Efroze Chemicals shut down for 14 days as govt issues advisory

The compan­y is being invest­igated for sendin­g tainte­d medica­tion with high quanti­ties of the anti-malari­al to Punjab.

February 2, 2012

Sindh’s health care: Nursing a grudge over long-untended needs

Nurses threat­en to hold rallie­s for better pay and condit­ions in provin­ce-wide strike.

January 26, 2012

As machines take over in some labs, the rest operate without any checks

There is no law or author­ity to make sure labora­tories are follow­ing standa­rds.

January 20, 2012

Mobile medicine: Phones are better than quacks but lawyers disagree

Misdia­gnosis could lead to malpra­ctice suits and legal compli­cation­s.

January 16, 2012

Easy access: Motorised wheelchairs enable the disabled

Despit­e high costs, demand for this item has been steadi­ly increa­sing.

January 6, 2012

Women doctors: Financial cost of social hang-ups

Around Rs2.5 millio­n is spent by the govern­ment on one medica­l studen­t’s five-year MBBS degree.

January 2, 2012