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Govt to ensure easy availability of medicines at reasonable rates: PM

03 March, 2020 3:48 pm 3:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has termed that the government will ensure easy availability of life saving and other important medicines to the people at reasonable rates on Wednesday. He said while chairing a meeting regarding the performance and responsibilities of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) in Islamabad. The prime … Read More


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Shortage of masks: SHC issues notices to federal, Sindh govts

03 March, 2020 12:44 pm 12:44 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Hearing a plea seeking case regarding public awareness campaign on novel coronavirus and shortage of masks, Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notice to the federal, provincial governments’ and provincial health department. The SHC bench heard a petition seeking public awareness campaign on coronavirus outbreak and crackdown against hoarders of masks and … Read More


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Notification of reduction in prices of 89 medicines issued

01 January, 2020 9:28 pm 9:28 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has issued notification of reduction in prices of 89 medicines on Tuesday. According to the details garnered, the prices of medicines decreased by 15 per cent on directives of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan after the federal cabinet reduced the prices. Special Assistant on … Read More


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Curfew enters 35th day in Occupied Kashmir

09 September, 2019 10:52 am 10:52 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – Curfew and communication blockade continued at 35th day in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) from August 5 when Narendra Modi government announced scraping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, the Kashmir valley remains under strict military siege on the 35th consecutive day today. All markets, schools and colleges are … Read More


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Lockdown of Kashmir valley continues for 27th day

08 August, 2019 11:37 am 11:37 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), the authorities continued to impose strict curfew and lockdown across the valley for the 27th consecutive day, on Saturday, to prevent people from holding demonstrations against India’s move of ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Hundreds of thousands of Indian troops and police personnel deployed … Read More


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Shortage of food, medicine in IoK as curfew enters 24th day

08 August, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – As the curfew in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) has entered in the 24th day on Wednesday, the life has become more miserable and multiplied after the shortage of food and medicine. People are facing acute shortage of life-saving medicines, essential commodities including baby food as nine million Kashmiris are besieged … Read More


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Clampdown in IOK tightened ahead of India’s Independence Day

08 August, 2019 1:48 pm 1:48 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities have further tightened the strict clampdown ahead of India’s Independence Day, tomorrow (15th August), adding more to the sufferings of the oppressed people of the territory. The occupied territory has been in a lockdown since the Narendra Modi government’s decision to scrap the special status of … Read More


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Curfew, communication blackout continue on 7th day in IOK

08 August, 2019 11:19 am 11:19 am

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In occupied Kashmir, the communication blackout continues on the 7th consecutive day, today, as internet and telephone links are snapped and media is gagged since August 5. The Indian government had snapped television, telephone and internet links to prevent demonstrations against its decision of revoking Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that … Read More


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Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date

06 June, 2019 11:46 pm 11:46 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a new study that concludes patients might need expensive refills less often. These autoinjectors contain a pre-set dose of epinephrine, a life-saving … Read More


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Four kids, woman die due to lack of medicines in Mithi

05 May, 2019 1:10 pm 1:10 pm

THARPARKAR (92 News) – Four children and a woman were killed due to lack of medicines in Mithi Civil Hospital on Friday. Scarcity of medicines is continuing across Tharparkar. The number of deaths has climbed to 369 during the current year. According to the Health Department, every year 1,500 children die due to malnutrition, infections … Read More


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DRAP confiscates stocks of 226 medicines for illegal hike in prices

04 April, 2019 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – During a countrywide action against unauthorised and illegal hike in prices of medicine, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) claimed on Sunday to have seized stocks of 83 medicines and registered cases against 28 pharmaceutical companies. According to the DRAP’s spokesperson, it took action against firms on overpricing in Lahore, … Read More


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Medicines’ prices surged due to variation in rates of dollar: Yasmin Rash...

04 April, 2019 10:47 pm 10:47 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid said on Thursday that the prices of medicines surged after variation in rates of US dollar. In his statement, commenting over hike in medicines’ prices, the minister said that pharmaceutical companies took the step after variation in rates of US dollar and devaluation of Pakistani … Read More


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Surge in medicines prices for treatment of deadly diseases

04 April, 2019 7:12 pm 7:12 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pharmaceutical companies have increased 45 per cent prices of various medicines including the life-savings drugs. The incumbent government, which claims to have betterment for the poor, even snatched the poor’s rights for treatment of their disease. Following devaluation of the local currency and stringent Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) regulations, … Read More


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DRAP increases prices of medicines from 9 to 15 per cent

01 January, 2019 3:22 pm 3:22 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on Friday announced a price hike of medicines from 9 to 15 percent across the country. The DRAP issued a notification of hike in prices of drugs. The notification stated that the revised maximum retail prices of the medicines will be printed on the … Read More


Prime Minister Imran Khan visits PIMS Hospital without protocol

12 December, 2018 8:15 pm 8:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan paid a surprise visit to the PIMS Hospital without protocol. He inspected the neurosurgery, orthopedic, ENT and emergency wards. He also inquired about the repair work project in Urology Ward. The prime minister also inquired the administration about provision of medicines to patients. He also interacted with … Read More