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Feeling the Pulse of Health Sector in pakistan

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October 15-31, 2018
Volume 19 Number 20


Economic Development has proved to be
the Best and most Effective contraceptive

ISLAMABAD: One of the most important problems which the country is facing is the population explosion. With the present population growth, we cannot cope with providing even primary healthcare and primary education to the entire population with limited resources at our disposal. Increasing population puts further pressure and burden on the existing healthcare facilities, education facilities and social services.

Participants get an opportunity to see
cutting edge surgery in colorectal
diseases-Mumtaz Mahar

KARACHI: Surgical Week for Colorectal Diseases being organized at country’s premier postgraduate medical center JPMC for the last twelve years provides a unique opportunity to the participants to see cutting edge surgery performed by world renowned Master Trainers. It is a unique course and learning opportunity which consists of lectures, interactive discussion, live surgery and consultant corner. This was stated by Prof. Mumtaz Mahar an eminent Laparoscopic, Colorectal Surgeon while speaking in the inaugural session of the four day course which started on October 8, 2018.

NICVD establishes Preventive Cardiology
Dept. to start programme for prevention
of cardiac diseases

KARACHI: Sindh Government has enhanced the budget of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) 120 times by increasing it to 8.5 billion rupees from just Rs. 700M in 2012-13, which made it ‘Center of National Unity’ where people from all the provinces and areas of Pakistan are coming to acquire state-of-the-art cardiac treatment services. This facility has not only become a symbol of excellence in Pakistan but in the entire region where patients are being provided free of charge health facilities without any discrimination.

 A memorable visit to King Saud
University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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