Category Archives: General Medical and Health News

HIV positive women can have safe offspring after treatment!

HIV positive women can have safe offspring after treatment! Islamabad – World AIDS Day was observed on Monday as an opportunity to harness the power of social change and close the access gap between people who have access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services and people who are being left behind. The World […]

Young Doctors Association YDA threatens to stage street show

Young Doctors Association YDA threatens to stage street show LAHORE – Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab has announced blocking Ferozepur Road outside Lahore General Hospital on Wednesday (tomorrow) to press their demand of restoration of doctors suspended for alleged negligence in treatment of a patient. YDA was on strike at OPD of LGH for the […]

Sisters on strike against Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore Medical Superintendent MS

Sisters on strike against Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore Medical Superintendent MS LAHORE – Nurses on Monday staged a demonstration at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital to protest against interference of Medical Superintendent Dr Waqarun Nabi Bajwa in preparation of their duty roster. Instead of allowing the Nursing superintendent to continue routine work of preparing duty roster, […]

‘System being improved for doctors’ rapid promotions’ in Punjab

‘System being improved for doctors’ rapid promotions’  in Punjab LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that the system is being improved for rapid promotions of doctors of all cadres in the Health Department and a roadmap for 20 to 25 years for the promotions of doctors would be announced […]

Too much exercise can be a bad thing

Too much exercise can be a bad thing ISLAMABAD: One tries different workout methods to look fit but too much exercise can lead to damage too, says an expert. Whilst diet is almost always carefully planned out, or at least thought of, many fail to realise the impact training can have on the rest of […]

Reforms in health sector top priority: Chief Secretary Punjab

Reforms in health sector top priority: Chief Secretary Punjab LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Naveed Akram Cheema has said that reforms in the health sector and provision of modern healthcare facilities to the people were the top priorities of the government. He was presiding over a high-level meeting regarding health sector reforms at the Civil Secretariat on […]

Misbehaviour with polio workers not to be tolerated, saysPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif

Misbehaviour with polio workers not to be tolerated, saysPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that maximum resources are being utilized for elimination of polio and anti-polio campaign should be pursued as a movement. He said that no effort should be spared for saving the children against […]

‘Efforts being made to provide health facilities to masses’ in Punjab

‘Efforts being made to provide health facilities to masses’ in Punjab LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that the Punjab government is utilising all possible resources to provide health facilities to the masses. “Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif considers health and education as the basic requisite for development and improving […]

Work of Dr Aijaz Anwar, Anwar Ali showcased at the House of Nanna

Work of Dr Aijaz Anwar, Anwar Ali showcased at the House of Nanna LAHORE: Two exhibitions and a blood and eye donation awareness camp were held at the House of Nanna on Thursday, where paintings of renowned artist Dr Aijaz Anwar and cartoons of noted cartoonist Anwar Ali were displayed. A number of artists, educationists, art […]

Health department Punjab seeks 800 employees for polio campaign

Health department Punjab seeks 800 employees for polio campaign RAWALPINDI: Health department has sought about 800 employees from all government departments including education in connection with polio campaign. As many as 2075 teams are being set up to administer polio drops to the children during polio campaign between December 8-12, in Rawalpindi. 1696 among them […]

Dengue totally under control, says minister of Punjab

Dengue totally under control, says minister of Punjab LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Labour and Manpower, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that despite favorable temperature and unexpected rains dengue is totally under control. He said for this achievement government departments deserve praise who worked on a comprehensive anti dengue strategy with close coordination and efficiency with […]

Dengue website of Punjab gets 67,800 hits

Dengue website of Punjab gets 67,800 hits LAHORE: Around 67,800 people have visited the website about dengue that was launched by the LGH administration to sensitise public about preventive measures against the disease, and this number is increasing continuously. Post Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra said that the […]

All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) condemns stoning of pregnant woman

All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) condemns stoning of pregnant woman LAHORE: The All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) has strongly condemned the stoning of pregnant woman, Farzana, outside the Lahore High Court (LHC) on May 27. In a statement on Saturday, the executive committee of APWA’s Punjab chapter urged the Punjab government to take exemplary steps […]

Smoking kills 100,000 Pakistanis every year: Health experts for increased taxes on tobacco in budget 2014-15

Smoking kills 100,000 Pakistanis every year: Health experts for increased taxes on tobacco in budget 2014-15 ISLAMABAD: Highlighting the alarming number of deaths tobacco use causes every year, health experts demanded the government to raise taxes on tobacco and its products in the upcoming budget 2014.They were addressing a public awareness seminar organised by Shifa […]

Mentally challenged patients abandoned by heirs – PIMH DMS says relatives do not follow up after admitting patient

Mentally challenged patients abandoned by heirs – PIMH DMS says relatives do not follow up after admitting patient LAHORE: Over 30 percent mentally ill patients in the Punjab Institute of Mental Health (PIMH) are suffering due to apathy of their heirs. Talking to APP on Sunday, Punjab Institute of Mental Health DMS Dr Asfaq Pervez said […]

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