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    Drug Testing Laboratories In Pakistan Sick

  • 14 illegal clinics, laboratories sealed

    NOWSHERA: The Health Regularity Authority (HRA) has sealed 14 illegal clinics and laboratories in Nowshera district...

    The drive would continue against all such health centres, including clinics, laboratories, so-called doctors and dentists, who have not registered themselves with HRA, official sources said...

  • Flashlight on Ferozsons Laboratories

    THE sixth largest publicly listed pharmaceutical company has been in the spotlight ever since it unveiled an agreement with American company, Gilead Sciences, under which it would market and distribute Hepatitis-C treatment drug ‘Sovaldi’ in Pakistan...

    Ferozsons Laboratories Limited was converted into a public limited company on Sept 8, 1960...

  • CM opens drug-testing laboratory

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced the establishment of ‘Punjab Forensic Food and Drug Testing Agency’ to help eliminate substandard and adulterated food besides spurious drugs and farm medicines and spray...

    The announcement was made at the inauguration of the first international standard drug-testing laboratory of the country in Lahore on Monday...

  • Drug testing laboratory in Lahore approved

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has accorded approval to establishment of a “world class” drug testing lab (DTL) in Lahore, along with its nine satellite labs at divisional headquarters on the pattern of Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA), giving a deadline of Sept 15 for materialising the scheme...

    The SGS is a global inspection, verification, testing and certification company with its head office in Switzerland...

  • KP health dept to set up regional drug testing labs

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department is establishing three regional drug testing laboratories at a cost of Rs300 million to ensure provision of quality medicines to the patients...

    The new laboratories will be established in Dera Ismail Khan, Abbottabad and Swat, and funds for this purpose have been allocated in the provincial budget for fiscal year 2015-16...

  • Sindh kicks off process for mandatory drug testing of students

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday issued directives to start the process for making drug tests mandatory among students of government and private educational institutions, a press release said...

    While presiding over a meeting held to examine the menace of drug abuse in schools of Sindh, Shah ordered authorities to draft a law that would make it mandatory for all students to undergo a drug test...

  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • Taxing the sick at Taxila hospital

    TAXILA: Parking fee charged at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taxila has put an additional financial burden on patients and their families...

    This fee has been imposed in contradiction with the orders of the chief minister who abolished parking fee for patients at government hospitals across the province
  • Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work

    MUNICH: Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead...

    The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his journey
  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    This song turned out to be a trend-setter for popularising the pop music in Pakistan...

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