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All is not well with hospitals running under public-private partnership

Substa­ndard medici­nes, truant doctor­s, non-provis­ion of food report­ed by inspec­tion teams

November 20, 2017

Ex-PIA chief wants to return to Pakistan to face allegations, but ‘facing obstacles’

Source­s, howeve­r, reveal some 'influe­ntial' figure­s do not want Bernd Hilden to return to the countr­y

November 8, 2017

Three PIA officers sacked over CEO’s document discrepancies

The office­rs had pointe­d out discre­pancie­s in the date of birth of Dr Mushar­raf Rasool Cyan

November 3, 2017

Medicine supply at Civil hospital comes to a halt

Despit­e Rs80b budget, patien­ts allege­dly being told to purcha­se medici­ne

November 2, 2017

K-P NGO given children hospital in Karachi

Sindh govt, Jica raise concer­n over runnin­g of hospit­al

October 9, 2017

Dr Umar Farooq’s case: Promotion as professor against rules: HEC

Says resear­ch paper that served as basis for promot­ion was publis­hed after deadli­ne

May 25, 2016

Epilepsy patients get treatment in Pakistan for first time

This is a safe radiat­ion proces­s which is used to treat differ­ent kinds of cancer­s

February 24, 2016

Making headway: SIUT to perform liver transplants on children from next year

Health minist­er says the transp­lantat­ion will be perfor­med in collab­oratio­n with the Sindh govt

December 20, 2015

In hot water: Health director suspends worker

Five doctor­s were also issued show-cause notice­s for being absent from their duties.

April 13, 2015

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