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Quetta doctor sacked for turning away sick child

MS says child not treated despite availability of resources

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August 29, 2019


42 boys fall sick after eating orphanage food in DG Khan

27 of them were hospitalised

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March 26, 2019


California man told he’s going to die via video-link

His family is protesting the dehumanising treatment

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March 10, 2019


2019’s first case of Swine flu surfaces in Islamabad

This disease is caused by the influenza virus

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January 11, 2019


With doctors recruited for election duties, who will run Karachi’s hospitals?

Doctors at government hospitals have been assigned duties at polling stations on July 25 so who is going to treat patients? An emergency is ordinarily declared at public hospitals on polling day but the lack of doctors may pose a problem. In Karachi, the staff of the Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital, Sindh Government Hospital…

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July 21, 2018


Doctor not allowed to go with Nawaz Sharif

Report by: Syed Kousar Kazmi The personal medic of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif was not allowed to accompany him as the former prime minister and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested from Lahore airport on Friday. Before leaving the plane at Lahore airport, the PML-N leader had asked security officials to allow his personal doctor…

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July 14, 2018


Jamshoro nurses beat doctor, saying he harassed their colleague

Faqir Salim Nurses at a Jamshoro medical university beat up a doctor, saying he harassed their female colleague. In a video available with SAMAA, the women can be seen slapping his face and hitting him with a shoe at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences. The police have registered a case against the doctor…

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May 10, 2018


Shocking! Indian doctor jailed in US for groping female patients

WASHINGTON: An Indian doctor has been sentenced to 10 months behind bars in the US for groping two teenage female patients and faces deportation to India after the completion of his jail term, a report said. According to NDTV, Arun Aggarwal, 40, was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty to four counts of gross sexual…

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January 4, 2018


This Indian man bled to death after his dentist extracted three of his teeth

HUBBALLI: An Indian man, Abdul Khader Bagalkot, bled to death after his dentist, Dr Veeresh Magalad, allegedly extracted three of his teeth, reported Times of India. The doctor, however, refuted the allegation of medical negligence. According to a police complaint l odged by Khader’s brother Abdul Razak, the patient was taken to Dr Malagad’s Ratna…

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December 18, 2017


Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy: The doctor left comments on my sister’s photographs

NEWS DESK: Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shared a detailed statement on ‘tweeting, doctor-patient privilege, women and harassment’ in a tweet on Tuesday. In the statement, she clarified that she did not mean to ‘suggest a sense of privilege or power’. She added that as a public figure, she has received numerous friend requests from strangers…

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October 31, 2017


Sexual harassment and privilege

By Minerwa Tahir Note: This piece is a work of satire “I have received over 700 sexual harassment requests, bro.” “I haven’t been able score a girl as yet. I fear the remaining chances of scoring one will soon be over due to Sharmeen.” “As per Bay-Sharm-een’s logic, friend request is harassment and sending your…

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October 30, 2017


PTI’s Mazari dubs Sharmeen’s Facebook stance as “disgusting”

ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Dr Shireen Mazari on Saturday lashed out at Oscar Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for allegedly getting a doctor fired due to a Facebook friend request. In a series of tweets earlier this week, Ms Chinoy said that her sister had received a Facebook friend request from a doctor she had visited at…

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October 28, 2017


Fertility doctor arrested for raping patient in India

THANE: A city doctor has been arrested by the crime branch on charges of raping a patient, reported Times of India. The police said the accused doctor is assisting another surrogacy specialist doctor who runs a fertility centre in the Naupada area and has been in practice for around 10 years. According to police, the…

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August 21, 2017


Doctor about to give birth helps to deliver another mother’s baby instead after it became distressed

NEWS DESK: A doctor about to give birth leapt out of her bed to help bring another woman’s child into the world instead after her baby became distressed, reported The Independent. Dr Amanda Hess rushed to the rescue of Leah Johnson in Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Kentucky, when her own doctor was on a break….

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July 31, 2017


Pakistani doctor saves Chinese woman’s life on flight

BEIJING: A PhD student from Pakistan studying at China’s Shangdong University School of Medicine saved the life of a Chinese passenger on a flight from Beijing to Paris, reported APP. Muhammad Shahbaz, during the flight on July 2, heard a crew member requesting the assistance of a medical professional to treat a Chinese woman who…

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July 6, 2017


When Chicken Pox Comes To Roost

By Gulrukh Tausif “Mom, is it normal to have spots on the stomach like these ones?” When my 15 year old son asked me this question almost two weeks ago, bashfully lifting his shirt, I must admit my heart went a little pitter-patter. I had heard about a spike in chickenpox cases especially in Faisalabad…

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June 10, 2017


Umerkot doctor accused of refusing treatment to sanitary worker arrested

UMERKOT: Police arrested the Medical Superintendent of Umerkot’s Civil Hospital on Friday in connection with the death of a sanitary worker who was denied timely treatment at the government-run health facility. Irfan Maish, a sanitary worker in Umerkot, and his three fellow workers fainted due to suffocation while cleaning a manhole at Chhore Road yesterday….

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June 2, 2017


Indian doctor refuses treatment to Kashmiri patient

MUMBAI: An Indian doctor reportedly refused to treat a Kashmiri patient over political reasons. According to a report, Dr. Manoj Tiwari of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh told the patient named Nasreen Malik that the “people of Kashmir pelt stones at their forces and come to India seeking medical treatment”. Nasreen’s son…

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May 7, 2017


Motorcycle-train collision kills mother, son

FAISALABAD: A mother and her son were killed when a train crashed into a motorcycle in Faisalabad on Monday. The unidentified man was taking his mother Shakeela Bibi, 45, to a doctor for consultation with a doctor on his motorcycle. They were crossing Novelty Bridge railway crossing when their bike collided with a train. There…

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March 27, 2017


Faisalabad doctor neglect takes life of a woman

FAISALABAD: Alleged dereliction of duty on part of a doctor and a nurse caused death of a female patient admitted to Social Security Hospital, SAMAA reported on Friday. The hospital’s Medical Superintendent (MS) suspended the doctor and the nurse for neglecting their duty and ordered a departmental inquiry into the incident. The patient, Najma was…

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August 28, 2015


Music industry begins global Friday release of new albums

NEW YORK: Big record stores, streaming services and hit charts adjusted longtime practices as the music industry Friday began a coordinated global release for new albums. For the first time most new albums will be released in all formats on Fridays everywhere in the world, ending regional divergences that industry players found increasingly anachronistic in…

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July 11, 2015

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