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  • Faisalabad’s allied hospital specialists to work at general hospital

    FAISALABAD: Under a stopgap arrangement, doctors of different specialties, attached with Allied and DHQ hospitals, will render their services at the outpatient department (OPD) of General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammadabad...

    This was decided in a meeting chaired by Punjab Medical College (PMC) Principal Prof Muhammad Ali Tirmazi at the General Hospital on Monday...

  • MSF hospital attack: US relied on Afghan allies who resented hospital, says AP

    WASHINGTON: Immediately after the US killed at least 30 people in a devastating airstrike on a charity hospital, Afghanistan's national security adviser told a European diplomat that his country would take responsibility because “we are without doubt, 100 per cent convinced the place was occupied by Taliban”, according to notes of the meeting reviewed by The Associated Press...

    Eyewitnesses tell the AP they saw no gunman at the...

  • US ambassador ‘pleased’ after treatment at hospital in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: While Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in London for his medical check-up, US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale felt "pleased” after getting treatment at Shifa hospital in the federal capital on Friday, where he was diagnosed with “mild inflammation"...

    "I am pleased to have been treated at a hospital in Islamabad,” Hale was quoted as saying...

  • Islamabad to have cancer hospital

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is considering establishing a cancer hospital in the federal capital...

    However, a feasibility report was being prepared to set up a government cancer hospital in the capital...

  • Dar chairs Swat hospital board meeting

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday asked the board of trustees of Swat Hospital Trust to immediately initiate registration of patients and their treatment at the Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat, without waiting for a formal inauguration...

    Chairing a meeting of board of trustees of the Swat Hospital Trust, Mr Dar also passed instructions to complete procedures for selection and posting of specialists...

  • Abducted newborn left at Jinnah Hospital after 15 days

    LAHORE: A newborn girl, who was taken away from Jinnah Hospital about a fortnight ago, was left outside the labour room of the infirmary by the kidnapper woman on Sunday...

    An unidentified woman had abducted the girl from the hospital on Feb 28 and a case was registered by the Garden Town police...

  • Retired brigadier recommended for top hospital post

    PESHAWAR: The retired army doctors have outclassed their counterparts from civil hospitals in interviews held for the positions of hospital directors at Peshawar’s two major healthcare facilities, including the Khyber Teaching Hospital and Lady Reading Hospital...

    Earlier in January, the Lady Reading Hospital picked up Dr Hamid Saeed, a retired army officer, as the HD from among 135 candidates, mostly local doctors, who had long held...

  • Indian rape victim says sexually assaulted again in hospital

    NEW DELHI: A teenage rape victim was allegedly sexually assaulted a second time while in hospital receiving treatment for the original attack in India’s east, police said on Monday, in the latest case of violence against women...

    The 15-year-old girl has told police that she was raped on Sunday by a security guard at the hospital where she had been admitted in Jamshedpur city in the impoverished state of Jharkhand...

  • Dr Asim’s prolonged stay at hospital needed for treatment

    KARACHI: A five-member medical board examined Dr Asim Hussain on Monday at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and arrived at the conclusion that the former federal minister was suffering from “psychological issues and severe backache”, which required his prolonged stay at the hospital for effective treatment, officials and sources privy to the process said...

    The board believes these new problems that he has been facing...

  • Thal hospital a victim of neglect

    LAYYAH: Health authorities have failed to make the Nawaz Sharif Thal Hospital fully functional even seven months after a directive by Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a visit to the facility in August last...

    A five-member CMIT visited the Thal Hospital on Aug 30 last year and examined the hospital record, held meetings with officials and submitted its report to the chief minister...

  • Hospital upgraded in name only

    FAISALABAD: The upgraded 250-bed General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammadabad, which was inaugurated on March 16, 2013, still lacks major specialties and the patients are mostly referred to the Allied or DHQ hospitals while only a few are treated at its 10-bed emergency and medical ward...

    A gastroenteritis outbreak in the D-Block of Ghulam Muhammadabad in 2006 had panicked the then chief minister Pervaiz Elahi who had announced hospital’s...

  • Rashid Godil discharged from hospital

    KARACHI: Doctors at the Liaquat National Hospital on Friday discharged the Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Rashid Godil 25 days after he was seriously wounded in an armed attack that left him on a ventilator...

    “He left the hospital this afternoon...

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