(Health): Sindh faces acute shortage of psychiatrists

Karachi:Chairman, Sindh Mental Health Authority (SMHA), Karim Ahmed Khawaja has said that there is actuate shortage of psychiatrists in Sindh province and authorities concern should hire psychiatrists through Sindh Public Services Commission (SPSC) to fill the vacant posts. Talking to PPI today, Dr Karim Khawaja informed that only 40 psychiatrists are available public and private sector hospitals Sindh while no psRead More…

(Health): Six more Covid-19 patients die in country

Karachi:As many as 545 new coronavirus cases were reported in Pakistan on Thursday while six more patients died of the virus disease. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 6,399 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February. According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination data, a total of 303,634 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus diseRead More…

(Health): Two major departments of CHK on verge of closure

Karachi:Two major departments of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) are on the verge of closure as important diagnostic instruments of these wards are lying out of order since one and half years, sources at CHK told PPI on Thursday. The important diagnostic machines of Radiology Department like; CT scan and MRI, are not operational since one and half years. The incumbent administration of hospital was unablRead More…

(Health): Burns Centre management asked to repair elevator within 24 hours

Karachi: Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has directed the management of Burns Centre Karachi to make its elevator operational within 24 hours to end hardship to patients with burn injuries. The administration of Friends of Burns Centre (FOBC) running Burns Centre Karachi has been instructed for early maintenance and repairing of the faulty elevator to avoid hardships to the patients with burns injures anRead More…