Category Archives: Health

Pakistani doctor Adib Rizvi transplants hope to millions for free

Camped on the baking concrete outside a gleaming transplant centre, Karachi’s sick have come from miles around in desperate hope for a last chance at life. There, Dr Adib Rizvi provides free medical care to hundreds of thousands of people each year, providing a much-needed alternative to Pakistan’s public health sector, which critics dismiss as chaotic, corrupt and vastly under-resourced.

Pakistani health startup bridges doctor-patient gap

EzPz Sehat, a startup technology company, started its operations in Pakistan Sunday by launching a powerful online data platform where patients can, within minutes, find the right doctor from over five major cities and 30 plus specialisations, and get an appointment online, thereby simplifying one of the tedious processes in patient-doctor consultation.

Ray of hope for liver patients

KARACHI: Liver transplantation at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has come as a ray of hope for patients suffering from liver diseases, said Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan.

PDC Oral Health Education Month

PDC Oral Health Education Month

LAHORE: In continuum of its mission to promote oral health to the greatest number of people, the first Oral Health Education Month (OHEM) was successfully organized…

Pakistani doctors in Chicago offer free healthcare

The Pakistani Descent Physician Society of Illinois (PPS), under the umbrella of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA), opened this free health clinic in 2009. APPNA,…