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  • Free bone marrow transplantation announced

    KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Sikander Mandhro on Wednesday announced that the provincial government would provide funds for free bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to all needy patients at the National Institute of Blood Diseases (NIBD)...

  • Children’s Hospital allowed to transplant bone marrow

    LAHORE: The Punjab Human Organs Transplantation Authority (PHOTA) has issued permission for bone marrow transplant to the Children’s Hospital, the first such facility in the public sector in the province...

    A PHOTA team had inspected the bone marrow transplant centre at the Children’s Hospital in March and expressed satisfaction over the facilities available for the complicated surgical procedure, said an official of the Specialised...

  • Rs200m for bone marrow transplant project

    LAHORE: Chief minister’s adviser on health Khwaja Salman Rafique has said the Punjab government has provided a special grant of Rs200 million for a bone marrow transplant project in Children’s Hospital and the facility will be functional within a year...

    He stressed the need for setting up more hospitals for children in the country...

  • First successful bone marrow transplant

    LAHORE: Two minor boys got a new lease of life after going through a successful bone marrow transplant at the Children’s Hospital on Tuesday...

    Mukhtar Ahmed, the father of Aasher, praised the Punjab government, the chief minister and the medical and allied health staff of the hospital for providing his son free bone marrow transplant...

  • Tête-à-tête: Beyond stone and bone

    When Jarrige left for his heavenly abode on Nov 18, 2014 after attaining the status of a legend, Aurore Didier, his wife continued explorations in Sindh and Balochistan...

    Speaking about her early life she said: “I was born and raised in a city environment in the Paris region
  • First bone marrow transplant likely in July

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has nominated Dr Tahir Shamsi, professor of Haematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine, National Institute of Blood Disease NIBD), Karachi, as convener to the bone marrow transplant project at Children’s Hospital, Lahore...

    The Punjab Health Department issued a notification to the effect on Tuesday, giving the go-ahead to start bone marrow transplant in the public sector health facility...

  • Women’s caucus becomes bone of contention in NA

    ISLAMABAD: The Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC), the primary forum for women legislators in parliament, became contentious on Wednesday when its founder and current head sparred over recent controversies that had rendered the caucus “redundant”...

    Beseeching the house not to let this all-important forum become irrelevant, both WPC Patron Fehmida Mirza and its secretary, PML-N MNA Shaista Pervaiz, offered to disassociate themselves from...
  • Bone marrow transplant project

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Tuesday and reviewed the proposed project of setting up Blood Diseases & Bone Marrow Transplant Institute, Lahore...

    Tahir Shamsi of National Institute for Blood Diseases & Bone Marrow Transplant, Karachi, gave a briefing to the meeting...

  • To the bone

    As we age, and due to other factors as well, our bones start to become weak; this may also be because we are losing bone mass (which is a natural process) but are not making enough of it...

    No matter whether you have or have not paid attention to bone health in your childhood, it is something that can and should be done throughout our lives...

  • Pakistani infant becomes youngest bone marrow donor in India

    BENGALURU: Eight-month-old Rayan from Pakistan became the youngest donor of bone marrow in India after the infant saved life of his elder sister, two-year-old Zeenia who was suffering from a rare disease, Haemapha­gocytic Lymphohistio­cytosis (HLH)...

    Her bone marrow produced some abnormal cells which were eating away her normal marrow cells for which bone marrow transplant was the only cure...

  • 12 times HONY's Pakistan tour proved Pakistanis have a funny bone

    When Brandon Stanton, founder of the popular inspirational series 'Humans of New York (HONY),' announced he was making a trip to Pakistan everyone in the homeland was predictably thrilled...

    Stanton's first stop was the picturesque valley of Hunza and a tour of the surrounding areas, facilitated by the travel group Hunza On Foot
  • Uncertain future for Pims bone marrow transplant centre

    A stroke of luck allowed Abdul Sattar to get a free bone marrow transplant for his two and a half year old son Mansoor, who suffers from thalassemia, but he is frustrated that the transplant was unsuccessful...

    “A few months ago I visited the Pims bone marrow transplant centre, and doctors told me a bone marrow transplant for my child would cost Rs800,000 and would take six months to complete...

  • 4 arrested in Hafizabad for allegedly extracting bone marrow from women under false pretences

    Four people were arrested in Punjab's Hafizabad area on Monday for allegedly extracting bone marrow and blood from unsuspecting women under false pretences, police told DawnNews...

    Hafizabad Sub-Inspector (SI) Hafiz Ahmed told DawnNews that the four suspects, including one woman, would trick women of Gujranwala's Mohalla Sharif Pura into providing blood samples from their tailbones and bone marrow by telling them they would help them...

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