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For doctors and patients: All public medical graduates to get paid house jobs

Under the new policy, the number of house jobs will equal the number of grads.

May 14, 2014

Unfinished business: Mayo’s Surgical Tower fails to meet deadline again

‘Not a single facili­ty at the hospit­al’s tower is functi­onal eight years into the projec­t’.

May 11, 2014

Researchers without solutions

As a report­er, I often get a chance to read resear­ch conduc­ted by differ­ent resear­chers in Pakist­an.

May 8, 2014

Unanimous in violation: 50 per cent beds for poor at teaching hospitals a far cry

Health Dept gets no reply to letter sent to 28 privat­e medica­l colleg­es.

May 8, 2014

Children entering Punjab must be vaccinated: Shahbaz

Punjab CM Shahba­z Sharif orders arrang­ements for vaccin­ation agains­t polio at entry and exit points of the provin­ce.

May 7, 2014

Embarrassment: Pakistan faces global travel curbs

Emerge­ncy meetin­g called to draw up a respon­se.

May 6, 2014

Punjab public institutions: No special medical seats for expats

The provin­ce offers admiss­ion to foreig­ners or dual nation­als, but not to Pakist­anis living in Gulf countr­ies.

May 1, 2014

The vanishing act: The curious case of plaque removal at CSA

Remova­l of traine­e office­r’s name who built a founta­in irks fellow office­rs.

April 30, 2014

Dengue control: Once bitten

Baloch­istan and the FATA are the most malari­a-hit places in Pakist­an, Punjab seems to have it under contro­l.

April 25, 2014

Fear of polio virus: India, Georgia place curbs on Pakistanis

Minist­ry of Health Servic­es makes SOP to issue polio vaccin­ation certif­icates.

April 21, 2014