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  • ‘No regulatory body for 60 physiotherapy institutions’

    ISLAMABAD: At a press conference organised on Monday, physiotherapists drew attention towards lack of a regulatory body for the registration of physiotherapists and the monitoring of physiotherapy degree programmes...

    Board of Directors of Pakistan Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Chairman Dr Asghar Khan, while addressing the press conference, said currently there were close to 60 institutions in the country offering Bachelors in...

  • District hospitals to provide physiotherapy services

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will start providing physiotherapy services at the district headquarters hospitals from next month to provide free treatment to people, officials say...

    “Last year, the provincial health department approved a two-year project ‘Strengthening of rehabilitation services for physically disabled in KP’ on our recommendations to provide free treatment to the people suffering from low back pain,...

  • Medical board starts Shahbaz’s physiotherapy

    ISLAMABAD: A medical board of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) has started physiotherapy of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif at Ministers’ Enclave...

    Though members of the board were of the opinion that the patient should be operated upon, it was ­de­­ci­ded that initially he should undergo physiotherapy...

  • Five ‘illegal’ clinics sealed in Malir

    KARACHI: Officials of the provincial health department have sealed five ‘illegal’ clinics in the Malir town neighbourhood while several other facilities run by shadowy medical practitioners have been warned to close forthwith, it emerged on Thursday...

    In a report sent to the provincial health department on Wednesday, the town health officer of Malir town said a three-member task force comprising senior officials of the department...

  • 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...

  • Accord signed with IDB on mobile clinics

    ISLAMABAD: The government and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) signed here on Tuesday a grant agreement for provision of 10 mobile clinics for rural areas...

    The agreement provides for supply and operation for five years of state-of-the-art mobile clinics specialised in primary health care and for awareness, prenatal care and obstetrics, immunisation, treatment and diagnosis of malnutrition among children, basic laboratory tests,...

  • Healthcare Commission to take action against illegal clinics

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allowed the Healthcare Commission (HCC) to take action against illegal clinics and hospitals, in collaboration with the district administration, to ensure availability of standard facilities to the patients, according to officials...

    According to him, during the past two months, more than 600 private clinics and hospitals have been penalised throughout the province...

  • 11 clinics, medical stores sealed

    ISLAMABAD: In its ongoing campaign against quackery and unhygienic hospitals, a team of the capital administration on Monday sealed 11 clinics and medical stores and arrested six quacks...

    A nine-member ‘Food Quality Control Committee’, headed by the additional deputy commissioner, Abdul Sattar Isani, is empowered to conduct raids, seal clinics, impose fine and give accused arrest orders...

  • Sick throng Delhi's new, high-tech clinics

    The Delhi government allocated an initial $790 million in this year's budget for the clinics, after promising at the 2015 elections to improve healthcare and ease the burden on its ageing hospitals...

    "IT does make a pretty significant difference," said Indian biomedical engineer Kanav Kahol, who developed the device that he hopes will soon be installed in all of the other new clinics...

  • PHC empowered to seal clinics, rules LHC

    The Punjab Dental Practitioners Association had challenged the powers of the commission to seal the clinics, saying the commission should not illegally harass the members of the association and it sought a declaration that all persons registered under Unani Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Practitioner Act, 1965 (Unani Act) be authorized to practice as dental technicians and dental hygienists, if they possess the appropriate diploma by the Skill...

  • 300 clinics sealed during drive against quackery in Sindh

    KARACHI: More than 300 clinics across Sindh, most of which located in Larkana, have been sealed by the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) for being involved in unfair practices putting human lives in danger, officials said on Sunday...

    “The crackdown on quacks and blood banks involved in unsafe practices is going on and so far the teams of the commission have sealed 90 clinics and 12 blood banks in Larkana district alone,” said a...

  • Afghan Taliban say Swedish charity can re-open Afghan clinics

    The Afghan Taliban gave “permission” on Friday for a Swedish aid group to reopen its clinics west of Kabul, after the insurgents ordered the facilities' closure over a controversial Afghan army raid...

    The group said it had immediately begun re-opening clinics and asking staff to report for work...

  • 23 hurt in Qatar as tent clinics collapse in storm

    DOHA: Twenty-three staffers at a hospital in Qatar were injured when tents being used to boost capacity in response to coronavirus collapsed in a fierce storm, local media reported on Friday...

    Winds of up to 72 kilometres per hour (45 miles per hour) caused two temporary tent annexes at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital in Qatar’s Industrial Area to collapse on Thursday, the Gulf Times reported
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