Dengue death toll climbs to 30

The Provincial Dengue Surveillance Cell of Sindh Health Department confirmed death of another dengue patient in Thatta, taking the toll to 30 in the province.

Another 10 dengue cases have also been reported in Karachi during the last 48 hours, taking the total number of cases to 4,236.

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Measles outbreak: almost 2500 cases reported in December alone

As another six children died from measles during the last 24 hours, the Pakistan Medical Association (Sindh chapter) demanded that an inquiry commission be set up to fix responsibility for the unabated spread of the disease in the province. A total of 2,475 cases were detected in Sindh in December alone, according to Health Minister . . . → Read More: Measles outbreak: almost 2500 cases reported in December alone

PMA takes stand against high fees charged by Sheikh Zayed Medical College

The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Saturday announced it would move the Lahore High Court (LHC) against Sheikh Zayed Medical College for charging its students annual fee of Rs 500,000.

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Punjab government announces Rs 5.2 billion for doctors

The Punjab government on Monday approved an Rs 5.2 billion package for doctors, paramedics and staff nurses by increasing their salaries but the Young Doctors Association (YDA) rejected the move. After announcement of the pay package by the Punjab government, the doctors’ community was divided into two groups with the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) welcoming . . . → Read More: Punjab government announces Rs 5.2 billion for doctors