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    Pakistan On India November 2015 Nursing

  • The neglected sector of nursing in Pakistan

    Though in developing countries nurses are considered as experienced and expert as doctors, in developing countries such as Pakistan there is a huge difference between them...

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

  • ITF postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

    India's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at Islamabad next month has been postponed to November under “exceptional circumstances” after a security review, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Thursday...

    The All India Tennis Association had last week written to the ITF asking them to shift the tie to a neutral venue or postpone it until political tensions simmer down between the bitter neighbours...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    “He [Mr Ahmed] was running a nursing home for elderly people in London for last many years...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    The handout said the department, which took notice of the strike, also ordered the immediate closure of nursing schools in Peshawar and ordered the respective administration to vacate the hostel...

  • 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...

  • Seven die after outbreak of Colombian variant of Covid-19 at Belgian nursing home

    Seven residents of a nursing home in Belgium have died after being infected with the Colombian variant of the coronavirus, despite being fully vaccinated, the virology team that conducted tests said on Friday...

    The seven people who died at the nursing home in the Belgian town of Zaventem, near Brussels, were all in their 80s or 90s, and some of them were already in a poor physical condition, said Marc Van Ranst, a virologist at the...

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