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Dr Taneer Ahmed

The writer has an MBBS from Ziauddin Medical University and she covers health at SAMAA Digital. Reach her at taneer.ahmed@samaa.tv
‘Every five minutes there’s a road accident fatality in Pakistan’

‘Every five minutes there’s a road accident fatality in Pakistan’

We need to revamp our trauma care systems: AKU experts

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February 15, 2020

 
Mixed messages from Centre about hospitals’ takeover: Sindh health minister

Mixed messages from Centre about hospitals’ takeover: Sindh health minister

She says the health department has filed a review petition

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February 13, 2020

 
Team formed to monitor  coronavirus surveillance at Karachi airport

Team formed to monitor coronavirus surveillance at Karachi airport

Health information desk established with help of WHO

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February 4, 2020

 
Malice in medicine: When doctors’ personal beliefs endanger patients

Malice in medicine: When doctors’ personal beliefs endanger patients

Women refuse to treat male patients due to cultural beliefs

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January 31, 2020

 
Japanese coronavirus kits for Pakistan delayed over China flight suspensions

Japanese coronavirus kits for Pakistan delayed over China flight suspensions

Cases being ruled out by testing for closely related coronaviruses

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January 31, 2020

 
Pakistani markets fear panic as coronavirus continues to spread

Pakistani markets fear panic as coronavirus continues to spread

Merchants say mobile accessories, jewellery may become more expensive

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January 30, 2020

 
Suspected coronavirus cases at Karachi’s AKU not positive for virus

Suspected coronavirus cases at Karachi’s AKU not positive for virus

Inter-ministerial meeting held at federal to plan strategy

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January 28, 2020

 
First two polio cases of 2020 reported in KP, Sindh

First two polio cases of 2020 reported in KP, Sindh

136 cases were reported last year

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January 22, 2020

 
Flu season starts in Pakistan, here’s how to protect yourself

Flu season starts in Pakistan, here’s how to protect yourself

High-risk people should get their flu shot: govt

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January 11, 2020

 
Exclusive: First swine flu case reported in Karachi

Exclusive: First swine flu case reported in Karachi

Doctors suspect more cases present

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January 9, 2020

 
Pakistan’s pharmacist shortage means big job market for graduates

Pakistan’s pharmacist shortage means big job market for graduates

KU holds annual job fair to connect with industry

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January 8, 2020

 
Ratodero has 1,235 HIV positive cases and no treatment updates

Ratodero has 1,235 HIV positive cases and no treatment updates

No updates on HIV rehabilitation committees or fund

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January 6, 2020

 
2019 polio tally reaches 128 in Pakistan

2019 polio tally reaches 128 in Pakistan

50% of the sewerage samples collected found to have virus

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January 4, 2020

 
Pakistani overseas doctors working to improve healthcare system at home

Pakistani overseas doctors working to improve healthcare system at home

They're training women doctors and launching a genomics institute

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January 1, 2020

 
Four new polio cases reported, tally reaches 115

Four new polio cases reported, tally reaches 115

Two were from KP and two from Sindh

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December 27, 2019

 
Three new polio cases surface in Pakistan

Three new polio cases surface in Pakistan

They take the national tally to 111

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December 19, 2019

 
Is your therapist qualified to treat you?

Is your therapist qualified to treat you?

Treatment should involve the alliance of patient, family and clinician

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December 8, 2019

 
What do doctors mean when they say ‘viral’

What do doctors mean when they say ‘viral’

SAMAA Digital breaks down the commonly used word

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December 6, 2019

 
Pneumonia is the deadliest disease for children in Pakistan

Pneumonia is the deadliest disease for children in Pakistan

Sindh to launch own medical and dental council

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December 4, 2019

 
 
 
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