LAHORE - Former Punjab Chief Minister Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has accused President Asif Ali Zardari of conspiring against Punjab to cause massive deaths due to dengue fever.
ISLAMABAD, Jan 19: The federal capital recorded its first swine flu casualty when a patient breathed his last at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) here on Wednesday.
LAHORE, Jan 8: The symptoms of swine flu are identical to seasonal flu and a patient usually contract fever, lethargy, decreased appetite and cough.
Oral health means more than good teeth; it is integral to general health and essential for a person’s overall well-being. To mark the occasion of World Oral Health Day 2010, Aga Khan University (AKU) organised an event to highlight the importance of preventing mouth diseases through healthy oral practices.
In a major new Lancet Commission report, released November 29, 20 academic and professional leaders call for “major reform” in the education and training of doctors and other health care professionals to equip them for the 21st century. Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, Chair, Aga Khan University’s Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan is among the 20 Global Commission Members.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 4: A patient has tested positive for dengue virus at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), it has been learnt.
Dengue fever is one of the common mosquito-borne diseases and is an acute viral infection characterised by chills and sweating.
“Three suspected patients were admitted to Pims a few days back and one of them has tested positive while reports of the two others are still awaited,” Pims Executive Director Prof Mehmood Jamal told Dawn on Monday.
RAWALPINDI, April 10, 2010: The newly installed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) laboratory for testing patients with hepatitis started functioning at Benazir Bhutto Hospital on Saturday.