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  • ‘NICH oncology unit needs support for expansion’

    KARACHI: The oncology unit of the government-run National Institute of Child Health (NICH) desperately needs support to build up a large treatment facility to accommodate the increasing number of patients reporting at the facility...

    Highlighting the challenges faced by the NICH oncology unit, Prof Hasan, also the first director of the NICH said that the steady increase in the number of patients in recent years had made the existing...

  • Two years on, no funds for oncology centre in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The provincial government is yet to allocate funds for establishment of the Centre for Oncology and Hospice despite approval by the chief minister in 2014, according to relevant sources...

    In view of load of cancer patients, the government approved the centre and agreed to allocate Rs250 million but despite passing of three years, the patients still suffer due to shortage of space at medical oncology ward of Hayatabad...

  • German nurse murdered at least 90 people, say police

    A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two hospital patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered at least 90 patients in total, and possibly twice as many, police said on Monday, calling it post-war Germany's worst killing spree...

    The grisly revelations date back to June 2005, when a female nurse witnessed Hoegel trying to inject a patient at the Delmenhorst hospital...

  • Indian comatose nurse dies 42 years after rape

    MUMBAI: Hospital authorities say a Mumbai nurse who was in a coma for 42 years after a sexual assault while working in a hospital has died...

    Shanbaug's case sparked a debate over India's euthanasia laws after a Mumbai-based author and friend of the nurse petitioned the courts to stop force-feeding her through a tube so her suffering would not be prolonged...

  • Nurse convicted of killing two patients with insulin in UK

    LONDON: A medical mystery that began four years ago with unexplained deaths in a British hospital ended on Monday when a nurse was convicted of using insulin to murder two patients...

    The 49-year-old nurse was also convicted of trying to poison 20 other patients during what police called a reign of terror at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, 200 miles northwest of London...

  • Italian nurse accused of killing 13 patients

    ROME: An Italian nurse has been arrested on suspicion of killing 13 patients by administering fatal doses of a blood-thinning drug while they were in intensive care, authorities announced on Thursday...

    Her case follows that of Daniela Poggiali, a 44-year-old former nurse who received a life sentence in early March for the murder of one of the 38 patients she was initially suspected of having killed...

  • Nurse accuses hospital DMS of harassing her

    PESHAWAR: A staff nurse in Hayatabad Medical Complex has accused deputy medical superintendent of administration of harassing her...

    She said her sister Shamim Akhtar was also serving as charge nurse in the hospital and was also facing problems in performance of her duties...

  • How the government fails the nation’s nurse

    This doctor-nurse ratio also shows how serious our policymakers are about the health of the nation...

    A majority of the skilled nurses trained in missionary and private hospitals like the AKUH leave the country to work abroad as it is very easy for a competent nurse to get a well-paid job overseas...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

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