Businessman embezzles funds raised for Shaukat Khanum hospital

ISLAMABAD: Zanish Khan, a resident of Islamabad, has accused prominent businessman Mian Tariq Javed of corruption in the name of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Shaukat Khanum Hospital. Talking to MM News, Zanish Khan has informed that Mian Tariq Javed, residing

Nurse alleges sexual harassment at PIMS Hospital

ISLAMABAD: Authorities have failed to take action against the harassment of a nurse at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital in Islamabad. A week ago, a senior nurse at the largest hospital in the federal capital had submitted

Junior doctor appointed executive director at RIC in merit violation

RAWALPINDI: Renowned cardiologist and chief executive Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology Dr Azhar Mehmood Kayani has appointed a junior doctor as executive director in violation of merit. An associate professor has been appointed as executive director in gross violation of rules

Saudi King in stable condition after being admitted to hospital

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman held a cabinet meeting via video call from hospital in the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, a day after he was admitted for inflammation of the gall bladder. A video of the king chairing the meeting was

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake virus results

DHAKA: A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested while trying to flee to India. The arrest marked the end of a nine-day manhunt for Mohammad

PM appeals to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity, observe SOPs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and strictly observe standard operating procedures (SOPs) against the spread of coronavirus. The prime minister was speaking to media after inaugurating Isolation Hospital and Infectious

World’s biggest camel hospital inaugurated in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The world’s biggest camel hospital inaugurated in Saudi Arabia which will also have a modern research facility to diagnose diseases related to camels. Qassim Governor Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated the Salam Veterinary Hospital in Buraidah. He said the

Nine employees given illegal postings at Liaquatabad hospital

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has illegally promoted nine employees of the Sindh Government Hospital Liaquatabad. These employees have been given postings in violation of directives of the Supreme Court of Pakistan while the seniority list has been completely negated,

Sheikh Rasheed to be discharged from hospital soon

RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed is recovering from COVID-19 and will be discharged from hospital soon. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed who tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month on 8th June has been recovering fast from the disease.

Woman suffering from pneumonia declared COVID-19 patient

RAWALPINDI: A woman who passed away from pneumonia at a renowned hospital was declared a patient of the coronavirus, her family has claimed. Taskeen Malik, a resident of Dhoke Hukumdad area was admitted by her son to Bahria International Hospital

Hospital ransacked after death of COVID-19 patient

KARACHI: Dozens of people vandalised the isolation ward of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) after a coronavirus patient under treatment at the facility passed away. There was chaos and mayhem as relatives of the deceased attacked the medical facility,

Newborns among 16 dead in Kabul hospital attack

KABUL: Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. In a separate attack the

Hospitals allegedly include normal patients to COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the city, several hospitals are reportedly adding patients suffering from other ailments to the list of COVID-19 infections, it has been revealed. Several hospitals have reportedly offered hefty amounts

Former MS Malir Hospital dies of COVID-19 in Karachi

KARACHI: Former Medical Superintendent of the Malir Hospital Dr Nawaz Gahoti died from coronavirus in Karachi. According to media reports, Dr Nawaz Gahoti tested positive for COVID-19 a few days ago and was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi

US Vice President flouts hospital’s mask policy during visit

WASHINGTON: US Vice President Mike Pence did not wear a face mask during a visit to the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday, violating the renowned medical center’s policy despite his team being warned in advance. A video on US media shows

Killer Coronavirus Protocol

My relative suffered a cardiac arrest in the afternoon on April 14 at 3.15 PM at his residence in DHA. He was quickly taken to the nearest hospital, regarded as one of the best private hospitals in the city. He

Indian hospital segregates Muslim, Hindu coronavirus patients

AHMEDABAD: A government-run hospital in Ahmedabad in the Indian state of Gujarat has segregated coronavirus patients based on their religion, claiming the order came from the government. “Generally, there are separate wards for male and female patients. But here, we

British PM hospitalised after persistent coronavirus symptoms

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalised on Monday undergoing tests after suffering persistent symptoms of coronavirus for ten days but remains in charge of the government. The Conservative leader announced on March 27 that he had tested positive

Newborn child abducted from hospital in Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR: A newly born boy was abducted from Bahawalpur Civil Hospital on Thursday evening. As per details, A woman, Mansha, resident of Head Rajkan, was admitted to the hospital’s gynecological ward, several days ago. Later, she went undergoing surgery and

Student moved to hospital in Karachi after returning from China

KARACHI: On Friday a Pakistani student on his return from China was moved to the Aga Khan Hospital isolation ward as a precautionary measure against the latest coronavirus. The student Arslan lived in Wuhan where the virus emerged and a

Woman declared dead wakes up during washing ritual

KARACHI: A female patient at Karachi’s Abbasi Shaheed Hospital was declared dead by the doctors while she was still alive, but later died on Thursday. Dr. Salma Kausar said the woman was brought back to the medical facility after she

Pregnant woman dies in hospital over negligence of doctors

DADU: Police booked civil surgeon, additional civil surgeon and in-charge of gynecological ward at Dadu Civil Hospital on Sunday on charges of delaying operation of a pregnant woman, which possibly led to her death. A-Section police lodged the FIR against

Rogue lawyers

Law students are taught that being a lawyer is a noble profession, both inside and outside the courts, which should not be misused at any cost. But we have often witnessed actions of several rogue lawyers that bring the entire

Govt permits Abbasi for being hospitalized on medical grounds

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been permitted by the government to shift to a private hospital for medical treatment. The interior ministry in this regard, a notification was earlier issued to shift Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to the hospital

Nawaz Sharif’s health condition deteriorates: doctor

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s platelets dropped again as the doctors tried to reduce the steroids offered to him, said former premier’s personal physician Adnan Khan. Medical Superintendent of Services Hospital Lahore, Dr. Saleem Shahzad Cheema has said that

Khaqan Abbasi hospitalised as his health worsens

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been shifted to the federal capital’s hospital after his health worsened. A recommendation against Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has not been filed yet. Read also: Shahid Khaqan receives parole on humanitarian grounds According to

Ambulance refuses service due to low petrol budget in Tharparkar

THARPARKAR: Parents of a deceased toddler were denied providing ambulance service  to carry his body by the hospital due to lack of a petrol budget  The four-month-old boy had passed away in Civil Hospital Mithi earlier on Monday but the

Zardari to remain in hospital for another two days

ISLAMABAD: A medical board has stated that former president Asif Ali Zardari would remain hospitalised for another two days for further treatments. Asif Ali Zardari has been advised from the medical facility to stay admitted to Hospital for further treatment

British royal couple visits Shaukat Khanam hospital

LAHORE: British royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton, on Thursday paid a visit to the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre and interacted with the brave cancer patients. The royal couple visited the children’s ward to spend

9 out of 14 ambulances in Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital are out of order

KARACHI: The Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital in Karachi has been facing several issues for the past months. As per hospital sources the administration has not taken any steps to mitigate the crisis. The sources revealed on Saturday that nine