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Hospitals get hepatitis vaccine

Hospitals get hepatitis vaccine

Interferon injections and medicines for hepatitis C treatment were provided to government hospitals last week according to their treatment load, Punjab Health Secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad said on Thursday.
He said that since treatment of hepatitis C was very expensive and time-consuming, hospital administrations have been directed to ensure completion of a six-month treatment course of patients who were already under treatment.
Fawad said that approval has

PMA demands Janki Devi Hospital’s reopening

LAHORE – The closure of Janki Devi Hospital for the last three months and four days has led to the suffering of thousands of pregnant women who are forced to go to emergencies of other hospitals during labor.
Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) office bearers, Prof Yasmin Rashid, Dr M Tanveer Anwar, Dr Kamran Saeed, Dr Shahid Malik, Dr Izhar Chaudhry and Dr Salman Kazmi have protested on the closure of the maternity hospital and demanded from the Pakistan prime minister to suspend

Global Hospitals, India here in Pakistan

KARACHI: Hospitals Group (GHG) Vice President International Business Khalid Rasheed, based in India, in an exclusive interview to Pakistan Today said that he had conducted his visit to meet representatives of the health ministry, directors of private hospitals and to offer the general services of Global Hospitals for the betterment of health sector.
He revealed that a major goal was to inculcate awareness and ultimately to provide the liver transplant facility the Global

Fire breaks out in Services Hospital’s CCU

LAHORE: Yet another fire broke out at the Services Hospital on Tuesday, this time in the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), suspending emergency services for more than two hours, Pakistan Today has learnt.
This was the third such incident of electric short circuiting at the Services Hospital as the first two took place in the ICU and Bano Meraj Surgical Operation Theatre. Although, the magnitude of the fire and the ensuing damage was not as much as the earlier incidents when equipment

CM increases Gulab Devi Hospital’s grant

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday increased the annual grant of Gulab Devi Hospital from Rs 100 million to Rs 130 million. He was addressing a ceremony in connection with the 75th founding day of Gulab Devi Hospital.
Members of the national and provincial assemblies, Gulab Devi Hospital Managing Committee Chairman Syed Shahid Ali, philanthropists, local and foreign health experts, senior doctors and paramedical staff were at the ceremony.
He said

Private hospitals, labs making money off dengue

LAHORE: Private hospitals and laboratories continue to cash in on the dengue epidemic as the dengue fear grips the city, while an increasing number of patients pour in.
A survey of major private hospitals and laboratories reveals that extremely high prices are being charged for the diagnosis and treatment of dengue and huge profits were being made out of a facility that was available free-of-cost in government hospitals.
The survey included National Hospital Defence,

28 end up in hospitals after consuming bad water

-KWSB does not provide water supply connections in slum areas, prompting residents to make illegal connections
-Contaminated water causes diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain
-Losses of Rs 112 billion is caused by inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene conditions
At least 28 people living in the slums of Landhi and Korangi towns were hospitalised with diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain on Monday after allegedly consuming contaminated water.