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  • Decentralised admission process to facilitate medical students in KP

    PESHAWAR: The ongoing efforts for decentralisation of the admission process are helping in early start of academic session in the public sector medical and dental colleges of the province, according to officials...

    “For the first time in the history of medical education, we have started decentralising the admission process, much to the convenience of the students,” Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Marwat, associate dean undergraduate studies at the...

  • LG poll process in Hyderabad under way

    HYDERABAD: Three forms were submitted against seats of the chairmen and vice chairmen for the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC) and District Council (DC) Hyderabad before the returning officers concerned on Monday...

    Besides, 213 forms for general seats of the HMC and DC, one for member DC, two for ward members of the Municipal Committee Qasimabad, five for Tandojam Municipal Committee and one for Town Committee Husri were...

  • APS attack victims still nursing their injuries

    However, a few of them, who received grievous injuries, are still nursing their injuries they sustained in the Taliban’s onslaught...

    The parents of some of the students appreciate government for its prompt response to provide rapid treatment to the injured students while others point finger at the level of government’s cooperation in treatment of the victims...

  • Walk marks Nursing Day

    ISLAMABAD: Nursing staff of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) organised a walk on Tuesday to mark International Nursing Day...

    The day is observed around the world on May 12, the birth day of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing...

  • Nursing schools being upgraded to colleges in Punjab: minister

    LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khwaja Salman Rafiq has said the Punjab government is upgrading nursing schools of the province to colleges and revising their curriculum...

    Addressing the 6th convocation of the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI) at a local hotel on Monday, he said the decision of upgrading the nursing schools was a part of government’s mega scheme in which entire healthcare system in the province was...

  • Fire at China nursing home kills 38

    BEIJING: A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said on Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames...

    Police were also searching for three additional staffers, Xinhua said...

  • Saeed ran nursing home before getting SBP, NBP posts: Dar

    KARACHI: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing money laundering allegations that Saeed Ahmed, incumbent president of the National Bank of Pakistan, was running a nursing home in London before his appointment as deputy governor of the State Bank of Pakistan...

    In his statement before the JIT on July 3, the finance minister said he knew Mr Ahmed from his days in college and recommended him for the...

  • The neglected sector of nursing in Pakistan

    Experts believe that the difference can be removed by investing more on nursing and strictly regulating the institutions which are offering nursing programmes...

    An official of the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) requesting not to be quoted told Dawn that during the last almost six decades no attention was given to the nursing sector...

  • Indian nursing assistant raped on bus in Bangalore

    BANGALORE: A bus driver allegedly raped a 19-year-old nursing assistant in his vehicle on the outskirts of India's southern technology hub Bangalore before dumping her on a roadside, police said Friday...

    The attack is alleged to have occurred on Thursday when the woman boarded the bus to commute to her job at a nursing home in Hoskote, 30 kilometres from the city centre...

  • LUMHS nursing students rally for stipend

    HYDERABAD: Students from the school of nursing affiliated with the Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) staged a demonstration outside the local press club on Wednesday in protest against non-payment of stipend and non-provision of facilities...

    They also staged a sit-in on the road for some time...

  • KP nursing students face rustication over participation in protest

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department on Thursday issued a ‘charge sheet’ against 150 nursing students for taking part in the ‘illegal’ protest by the District Nursing Association, saying they’re liable to be rusticated...

    A handout issued here at night said disciplinary action was also being contemplated against staff members and nurses for taking students on the roads out of their ulterior motives and leaving workplaces...

  • AKU nursing school student commits suicide

    KARACHI: A student of the Aga Khan University Hospital’s (AKUH) School of Nursing committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his dormitory room in the main hostel on Wednesday evening, said police...

    Waseemullah, son of Hussainullah, a native of Gilgit, was a BSc student in the second year of the nursing school at the AKUH...

  • Nursing DG suspended

    LAHORE: The government has suspended Punjab Director General Nursing Rukhsana Kamal for irregularities in admissions of nurses...

    An official said that action was taken against Mrs Rukhsana for committing irregularities in admissions of nurses at the Mayo Hospital Nursing School...

  • Decision to merge nursing school, college perturbs nurses

    ISLAMABAD: While the country lacks around 90,000 nurses and President Dr Arif Alvi declaring 2020 as the nursing year, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has decided to merge the decades-old School of Nursing and the College of Nursing at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims)...

    The College of Nursing at Pims has been in existence since February 1987 and was initiated through cooperation between the Japanese and...

  • 14 feared dead in nursing home as heavy rain lashes western Japan

    TOKYO: Fourteen people were feared dead at a nursing home in western Japan on Saturday as record rainfall triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more than 200,000 residents...

    The victims were found “in cardio-respiratory arrest” at the facility for elderly people that was flooded after a nearby river broke its banks, governor Ikuo Kabashima from the western region of Kumamoto...

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