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Pregnant woman’s ordeal to reach DHQ Hospital, Skardu in 21 hours

Pregnant woman’s ordeal to reach DHQ Hospital, Skardu in 21 hours

SHIGAR:  A 25 years old pregnant woman, tied on a stretcher with rope, was carried by family members and volunteers on their arms from Arandu area of Bhasha to Tisar and from here onward in a car to reach District Headquarter Hospital, Skardu. In minus temperature and snow bound tracks, it...

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Thalassemia, a preventable disease yet taking a toll in our population

Thalassemia, a preventable disease yet taking a toll in our population

Hamza Wasif Thalassemia is the group of inherited heterogeneous disorders which results in life threatening conditions, mainly anemia and requires regular blood transfusions in a patient in order to survive. It is a condition in which a single genetic disorder for e.g. thalassemia is caused by multiple numbers of same...

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Gilgit Hospital uses ambulance to dump garbage

Gilgit Hospital uses ambulance to dump garbage

GILGIT: The officials of Shaheed Saifur Rehman Hospital Gilgit using an ambulance to transport garbage. It is worthy to mention that shortage of ambulance services continue to pose hurdles to emergency healthcare delivery in the far-flung areas of Gilgit-Baltistan. Watch the Video Report prepared by Farman Karim

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First MRI Centre inaugurated at DHQ Hospital, Gilgit

First MRI Centre inaugurated at DHQ Hospital, Gilgit

GILGIT: Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman inaugurated the Shehbaz Sharif MRI Center at District Headquarter Hospital Gilgit, making it the first ever hospital in Gilgit-Baltistan having the MRI facility. The center has been established under the support of Punjab Government. The center will charge 5,000 rupees for MRI...

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Funding will be prioritized for nutrition sensitive projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Funding will be prioritized for nutrition sensitive projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: The multi-sectoral review meeting of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) GB was held in a local hotel, chaired by Secretary P & DD, Babar Aman Babar and attended by all members of SUN multi-sectoral line departments. Secretary P & DD shared an overview of commitments made during the earlier meetings...

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