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  • Solar power units to be installed at hospitals for safety of vaccine, labs

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has planned to install solar power units for maintenance of cold chain for safety of vaccine and functioning of laboratories, X-ray plants and ultrasound machines at the public sector hospitals, which face 10-hour power outages every day...

    A survey conducted by the independent monitoring unit (IMU) of the health department last month shows that 210 health facilities in the province...

  • KP govt faces resistance regulating private hospitals

    PESHAWAR: The government is facing resistance to put its plan of regulating the working private hospitals and clinics in line with the new law aimed at categorising these facilities on the basis of which they could charge the patients...

    “The privately-run hospitals, clinics, laboratories and other diagnostic centres that are required to follow prescribed rules under the recently-implemented Healthcare Commission Act, 2015 are not...

  • Govt facing resistance in regulating private hospitals

    PESHAWAR: The government is facing resistance to put its plan of regulating the working private hospitals and clinics in line with the new law aimed at categorising these facilities on the basis of which they could charge the patients...

    “The privately-run hospitals, clinics, laboratories and other diagnostic centres that are required to follow prescribed rules under the recently-implemented Healthcare Commission Act, 2015 are not...

  • Private hospitals admitting patients without genuine reasons

    ISLAMABAD: Nadeem Hussain, a resident of Islamabad, got the worst experience of his life when a private hospital admitted his father for a minor operation and charged him Rs1...

    “I realised that whenever a patient goes to the emergency department of the private hospital, doctors first analyse if he can pay the hospital fee...

  • Rolls Royces, movies: private India hospitals go luxe for growth

    MUMBAI: Cinemas, Rolls-Royces and rooms so plush they could belong in a five-star hotel: private hospital operators in India are all but rolling out a red carpet to lure affluent locals and tourists to seek medical treatment at their luxe facilities...

    Local hospital firms including Fortis Healthcare Ltd , Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd and privately owned Medanta have built or upgraded facilities to tap the top-end of a private...

  • ‘Most private hospitals charge each patient 10pc miscellaneous charges’

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Deputy Commissioner retired Capt Mushtaq Ahmed told a Senate body on Tuesday that most private hospitals in the federal capital charge each admitted patient 10pc miscellaneous charges...

    At the committee’s last meeting, its members alleged that hospitals in Islamabad were selling medicines to admitted patients at rates that were significantly higher than the prices fixed by the Drug Regulatory Authority of...

  • Private hospitals admitting patients unnecessarily

    ISLAMABAD: Nadeem Hussain, a resident of Islamabad, got the worst experience of his life when a private hospital admitted his father for a minor operation and charged him Rs1...

    “I realised that whenever a patient goes to the emergency department of the private hospital, doctors first analyse if he can pay the hospital fee...

  • Private hospitals lay off staff as flow of Afghan patients drops

    PESHAWAR: The private hospitals have started to lay off employees after decrease in number of Afghan patients owing to the border management measures taken by the government, according to sources...

    We have lost 90 per cent patients, who used to come from different parts of Afghanistan for treatment,” said a senior doctor at a private hospital in Hayatabad...

  • CJP raps private hospitals for overcharging patients

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday lambasted private hospitals functioning in the provincial metropolis for fleecing patients in the name of medical facilities and hinted at ordering forensic audit of their accounts...

    The chief justice had taken a suo motu notice of exorbitant rates of private hospitals and summoned their owners/shareholders...

  • Pakistan launches new polio vaccine, aims for 2016 wipeout

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday formally launched an injectable polio vaccine, an important step to accelerate its polio eradication campaign as the authorities vowed to wipe out the disease by 2016...

    More than four million children will benefit from the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), which will be incorporated into the country's routine immunisation schedule and given to children alongside other jabs...

  • Call for introducing diabetes vaccine in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Professor of medicine at the King Edward Medical University, Dr Irshad Hussain, has called for introduction of vaccine in Pakistan to prevent diabetes since the prevalence of the disease has almost doubled in adults/children...

    “Pakistan is facing a potential threat of diabetes outbreak, particularly in adults due to unhealthy lifestyle,” Prof Irshad told Dawn...

  • Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation

    Pakistan urged Facebook to remove harmful polio-related content from the social networking site on Friday, saying it was jeopardising eradication initiatives and putting the lives of vaccinators at risk...

    In recent months social media in the country has been inundated with fake news reports and videos — garnering thousands of views and shares in the last week alone — claiming numerous children have been killed by the polio vaccine......

  • Punjab private schools ordinance: Steps to regulate private institutes at long last

    LAHORE: Responding to the public outcry over enhanced fees, the Punjab government on Saturday promulgated the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation Amendment) Ordinance 2015 to regulate the affairs of the private schools...

    A good number of parents of students seeking education in private schools have been protesting in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and elsewhere against the owners of the institutions for...

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