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About 1000 patients examined at Free
Medical Camp by Sambros Hospital

KARACHI: Around one thousand patients were examined and medicines were provided free of cost on the occasion of Sambros Hospital Anniversary held on December 25th, 2019. According to Dr. Sami Ahmed, Medical Director of Sambros Hospital Karachi, Patients were examined by a team of doctors which included, Pediatricians, Dermatologists, General Surgeons, Ophthalmologists, Obstetricians /Gynecologists and Physicians.

Dr. Sami Ahmed speaking at the occasion said that it is our mission to provide health care services at affordable cost providing specialized care to the needy patients. People working in Sambros Hospital, he stated are backbone of this organization. He appreciated the services and dedication of Sambros Hospital staff which has played major role in the progress of this facility. He thanked the pharmaceutical industry for their help and assistance to arrange this free camp which is regularly organized by Sambros Hospital since many years on 25th of December every year. He hoped that this activity will continue in the years to come.

On left Dr. Sami Ahmed along with other consultants examining the patients while on right
is the view of patients waiting for their checkup and 
medicines being provided to the
patients during free medical camp organized by Sambros Hospital.


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  1. On 26 January 2020, the number of reported confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has increased by 694 cases.
  2. A total of 2,014 confirmed 2019-nCoV cases have been reported globally;
  3. Of the 2,014 cases reported, 1,985 cases were reported from China, including Hong Kong SAR (5 confirmed cases), Macau SAR (2 confirmed cases) and Taipei (3 confirmed cases).
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  8. Fifty-six deaths have been reported to date (52 deaths in Hubei province and 4 from outside Hubei).
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