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World, approaches, 10 million, coronavirus, cases, doctors, hope, treatments

As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new t...

06 June, 2020 10:37 pm 10:37 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Dr Gopi Patel recalls how powerless she felt when New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital overflowed with COVID-19 patients in March.  Guidance on how to treat the disease was scant, and medical studies were being performed so hastily they couldn’t always be trusted. “You felt very helpless,” said Patel, an infectious disease … Read More

Three, doctors, die, coronavirus, Punjab

Three more doctors die of coronavirus in Punjab

06 June, 2020 6:33 pm 6:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Three more doctors died of coronavirus in different hospitals of the province on Sunday. The doctors falling victim to the deadly virus include Dermatologist Dr Basit of Mayo Hospital, Dr Ghulam Hussain of Social Security Hospital, Shahdra Hospital former medical superintendent Dr Mushtaq. In Multan, 14 traffic wardens were also diagnosed … Read More

NCOC incetives doctors paramedics incentive packages

NCOC prepares recommendations for incentives to doctors, paramedics

06 June, 2020 8:07 pm 8:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday prepared recommendations for incentive package to doctors and paramedics. A meeting, held to review short term national anti COVID-19 action plan devised to meet additional requirements of June and July was informed that four new laboratories would also start functioning soon. The … Read More

Three, doctors, diagnosed, COVID-19, Karachi

Three doctors diagnosed with COVID-19 in Karachi

06 June, 2020 6:39 pm 6:39 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Three doctors of Civil Hospital were diagnosed with COVID-19 as coronavirus continued to attack the frontline soldiers across the country. Senior Medical Officer Dr Mazhar Manzoor and Faisalabad DHO Dr Bilal also tested positive for coronavirus. Moreover, two more doctors of Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad have been diagnosed with COVID-19. On … Read More

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NDMA starts supplying fifth consignment of PPE for doctors

05 May, 2020 4:17 pm 4:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has started supplying fifth consignment of personal protective equipment for doctors to provinces. According to NDMA spokesperson, protective equipment has been dispatched to four hospitals of Balochistan. The equipment dispatched to Balochistan today includes three PCR testing machines, 20,000 testing kits, 20,000 surgical masks, 6,000 … Read More

Coronavirus-affected, doctors, forced, treat, patients, PIMS

Coronavirus-affected doctors forced to treat patients at PIMS

05 May, 2020 5:56 pm 5:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Coronavirus-affected doctors are forced to treat patients at Pakistan Institutes of Medical Sciences (PIMS). In a video message on Tuesday, Dr Sarwat said that she had been called to duty despite having all symptoms of coronavirus. “I have tested positive for coronavirus. Another doctor working with me has also tested positive … Read More

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Country’s economy cannot afford lockdown for long period: FM Qureshi

05 May, 2020 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the country’s economy cannot afford lockdown for a long period. Talking to the media persons in Lahore on Sunday, the minister said that the government has to tailor the situation keeping in view the current situation during the lockdown. “We have to face … Read More

President Arif Alvi, PMA, discuss, precautionary measures, doctors

President Arif Alvi, PMA discuss precautionary measures for doctors

05 May, 2020 11:04 pm 11:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A delegation of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and the Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) called on President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday. They discussed the precautionary measures for doctors and medical staff who are fighting against coronavirus. President Dr Arif Alvi said that doctors and medical staff are at the … Read More

Seven, doctors, test, positive, coronavirus

Seven more doctors test positive for coronavirus in different hospitals

04 April, 2020 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Seven more doctors tested positive for coronavirus in different cities on Tuesday. In Quetta, the Fatima and General Hospital medical superintendent tested positive coronavirus. As many as 32 doctors, five paramedics and other staffers have fallen prey to the epidemic. Moreover, 21 employees of different hospitals have also been confirmed as … Read More

Tokyo doctors nurses DIY coronavirus response international hospital

On Japan’s stretched frontline, doctors and nurses DIY a coronavirus ...

04 April, 2020 10:32 am 10:32 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – At any given time, seven out of eight beds in the intensive care unit of St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo are taken up by critically ill coronavirus patients. “If we max out eight beds we can’t place patients who suddenly take a turn for the worse, so we always keep one … Read More

Female, doctors, Sindh govt, tighten, lockdown

Female doctors appeal to Sindh govt to tighten lockdown

04 April, 2020 8:40 pm 8:40 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Female doctors have appealed to the Sindh government to tighten the lockdown. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Dr Razia Koreja said that deaths due to coronavirus are on the rise. “The government should strictly get the lockdown implemented,” they added. She also appealed to the people to stay at home. … Read More

Doctors, call for, tightening, coronavirus, restrictions

Doctors call for further tightening coronavirus restrictions

04 April, 2020 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Doctors have demanded the government further tighten the restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus. Addressing a joint press conference at Karachi Press Club on Wednesday, Dr Saad Niaz, Dr Abdul Bari, Dr Atif and Dr Qaisar said that mockery of the lockdown is being played. “The government and Ulema expressed … Read More

Selection, ultimately, cost, Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto

PM announced no package for doctors, nurses & labourers: Bilawal Bhutt...

04 April, 2020 7:42 pm 7:42 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the prime minister had announced a big package for the construction sector, but no incentive could be announced for doctors, nurses and labourers. Reacting to the incentive announced for the construction industry on Friday, he said that no incentive has been given to doctors … Read More

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PML-N distributes Corona protection kits with violating social distancing o...

04 April, 2020 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) on Thursday distributed safety equipment among doctors, nurses and paramedics at the General Hospital with violating the orders of social distancing. PML-N Lahore General Secretary Khawaja Imran Nazir, Khawaja Salman Rafique, Col (R) Mubashar Javed and others visited the hospital to distribute the protection kits. They violated … Read More

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Young doctors end strike in Quetta after successful talks with govt

04 April, 2020 11:47 am 11:47 am

QUETTA (92 News) – Young doctors and paramedical staff in Quetta ended their strike after successful talks with the Balochistan government. The announcement to end strike and protest came during a joint press conference by provincial minister Zmarak Khan Achakzai and Young Doctors Association (YDA) president Dr Yasir Achakzai. Addressing a press conference, the minister … Read More