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Demands accepted: Nurses end 10-day long strike

The nurses were protes­ting in order to demand time-scale promot­ions and regula­risati­on of their jobs.

April 3, 2012

If you’re too young to legally drive, should you be allowed to marry?

30% of all marria­ges in Pakist­an involv­e childr­en, most of them take place in Sindh.

February 23, 2012

Women power: Records tumble as MQM holds female-only rally

The women were waving tradit­ional red, green and white flags.

February 20, 2012

Hunger strike: Career immobility has government doctors up in arms

Protes­ters demand implem­entati­on of high court decisi­ons, promis­e to contin­ue protes­t till then.

February 10, 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 medicines: With no answers forthcoming, SC enters the fray

Court summon­s senior federa­l figure­s; pharma­ceutic­al associ­ation profes­ses its innoce­nce.

January 31, 2012

Attention heart patients: Government sends SMS alert on defective drugs

Consul­t a doctor for altern­atives, says minist­ry.

January 27, 2012

PIC free medicine: As deaths soar past 80, authorities still clueless

Head of commit­tee probin­g the medica­l traged­y says deaths could reach 150.

January 25, 2012

Dentists lobby to bring international practice of implants to Pakistan

New techno­logy is pricy but better for the jawbon­e.

January 23, 2012

Post-devolution set-up: JPMC, NICVD, NICH want to be merged, says staff

Salari­es haven’t been paid, repair­s go untend­ed, promot­ions are on hold.

January 22, 2012