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  • Children’s Hospital allowed to transplant bone marrow

    LAHORE: The Punjab Human Organs Transplantation Authority (PHOTA) has issued permission for bone marrow transplant to the Children’s Hospital, the first such facility in the public sector in the province...

    A PHOTA team had inspected the bone marrow transplant centre at the Children’s Hospital in March and expressed satisfaction over the facilities available for the complicated surgical procedure, said an official of the Specialised...

  • Hospital taking good care of hearts

    SIALKOT: The cardiology department at the Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital will be extended to 65 beds from 45 beds...

    The principal said the department had an intensive care unit with an advanced angiography unit and a cardiac surgery theatre as well...

  • PM visits Red Crescent Corona Care Hospital

    RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday visited the garrison city and inspected Red Crescent Corona Care Hospital established by the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS)...

    After a surge in Covis-19 patients, the district administration decided to turn Red Crescent Hospital into a coronavirus field hospital to deal with the emergency situation...

  • Free bone marrow transplantation announced

    KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Sikander Mandhro on Wednesday announced that the provincial government would provide funds for free bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to all needy patients at the National Institute of Blood Diseases (NIBD)...

    He was speaking to reporters after inauguration of a new BMT ward at the NIBD in which he said the provincial government was committed to providing modern-day hea­lth delivery to the people of...

  • Centre to treat bone deformity

    LAHORE: The Lahore General Hospital has established a new treatment centre for newborns suffering from deformity of bones at its orthopaedic department...

    The ratio of bone deformity is on rise all over the world, including Pakistan...

  • Rs200m for bone marrow transplant project

    LAHORE: Chief minister’s adviser on health Khwaja Salman Rafique has said the Punjab government has provided a special grant of Rs200 million for a bone marrow transplant project in Children’s Hospital and the facility will be functional within a year...

    Addressing a thalassemia symposium at the hospital here on Wednesday aimed at creating awareness about the condition and imparting relevant training to doctors, he termed the chief...

  • First successful bone marrow transplant

    LAHORE: Two minor boys got a new lease of life after going through a successful bone marrow transplant at the Children’s Hospital on Tuesday...

    “Both the donors and the recipients are stable and their health is improving,” Institute of Child Health and Children’s Hospital Dean Prof Masood Sadiq told newsmen at a briefing in the evening...

  • Tête-à-tête: Beyond stone and bone

    When Jarrige left for his heavenly abode on Nov 18, 2014 after attaining the status of a legend, Aurore Didier, his wife continued explorations in Sindh and Balochistan...

    ”Speaking about her present attention on Sindh, Aurore said, “From 2008, the French team was not able to work in Makran due to security concerns...

  • First bone marrow transplant likely in July

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has nominated Dr Tahir Shamsi, professor of Haematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine, National Institute of Blood Disease NIBD), Karachi, as convener to the bone marrow transplant project at Children’s Hospital, Lahore...

    The Punjab Health Department issued a notification to the effect on Tuesday, giving the go-ahead to start bone marrow transplant in the public sector health facility...

  • Women’s caucus becomes bone of contention in NA

    ISLAMABAD: The Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC), the primary forum for women legislators in parliament, became contentious on Wednesday when its founder and current head sparred over recent controversies that had rendered the caucus “redundant”...

    Beseeching the house not to let this all-important forum become irrelevant, both WPC Patron Fehmida Mirza and its secretary, PML-N MNA Shaista Pervaiz, offered to disassociate themselves from...
  • Bone marrow transplant project

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Tuesday and reviewed the proposed project of setting up Blood Diseases & Bone Marrow Transplant Institute, Lahore...

    Tahir Shamsi of National Institute for Blood Diseases & Bone Marrow Transplant, Karachi, gave a briefing to the meeting...

  • To the bone

    As we age, and due to other factors as well, our bones start to become weak; this may also be because we are losing bone mass (which is a natural process) but are not making enough of it...

    No matter whether you have or have not paid attention to bone health in your childhood, it is something that can and should be done throughout our lives...

  • Pakistani infant becomes youngest bone marrow donor in India

    BENGALURU: Eight-month-old Rayan from Pakistan became the youngest donor of bone marrow in India after the infant saved life of his elder sister, two-year-old Zeenia who was suffering from a rare disease, Haemapha­gocytic Lymphohistio­cytosis (HLH)...

    Her bone marrow produced some abnormal cells which were eating away her normal marrow cells for which bone marrow transplant was the only cure...

  • 12 times HONY's Pakistan tour proved Pakistanis have a funny bone

    When Brandon Stanton, founder of the popular inspirational series 'Humans of New York (HONY),' announced he was making a trip to Pakistan everyone in the homeland was predictably thrilled...

    Stanton's first stop was the picturesque valley of Hunza and a tour of the surrounding areas, facilitated by the travel group Hunza On Foot
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