Despite repeated assurances by NICH
CAA President, Prof Nizam-ul-Hasan said paediatric oncology unit at NICH
Karachi with an induction rate of 20 new cancer patients every month has managed to achieve around 60% cure rate, which though less than that of the best institutions of the world, can be considered satisfactory due to circumstances that are beyond control.
To prevent future episodes of this caliber, the BTB and the NICH
have established several mandatory policies, set to be legally enforced beginning October 15, 2008.
He said that some technical glitch inside the NICH
caused power suspension.
The TB cure rate is otherwise more than 60 percent at NICH
," said Dr.
On the occasion, he directed the officials concerned to remove encroachments and rickshaw, taxi stands which are causing traffic jams and problems for the patients visiting Jinnah, NICH
Jamal Raza on the occasion expressed his gratitude to SADA Welfare Foundation for its support to NICH
in its TB diagnostic and treatment facilities, that include absolutely free of cost drugs and other needed assistance.
doctors complained that the senior most surgeon (an associate professor) at NICH
for past more than 15 years has also left for Saudi Arabia on deputation, after losing hopes of promotion.
He told on Saturday that NICH
hospital with a capacity of 485 beds needed the oxygen plant for its patients, who quite often are brought in critical condition and require to be put on ventilators.
Addressing the doctors and other medical staff of NICH
at its 5th annual symposiums inaugural ceremony on Friday evening, he said rules are being framed to finalize autonomous status of Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) and NICH
To address this gap of knowledge and information, NICH
teamed up with concerned bodies to promote the better understanding and management of Type 1 diabetes in the pediatric population of Pakistan, said Prof.
Participants of the meeting also demanded immediate release of health allowance for the doctors and staffers of both JPMC and NICH
besides adequate security arrangements for all wards, departments as well as hostels and staff colony.