Monthly Archives: March 2020

NDMA to increase testing labs from 14 to 50 in 20 days

Lieutenant General Afzal added that NDMA was going to provide testing kits and machines to three healthcare institutions in Karachi including SIUT, JPNC and Indus Hospital to set up testing labs. As Indus Hospital would primarily operate its testing facility in JPNC so two laboratories would be established at JPNC, he added. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ready for the Inevitable: The Indus Hospital Gears up to Handle Coronavirus Pandemic

Karachi After destroying the most developed countries’ healthcare systems and killing thousands of patients, the Coronavirus pandemic has hit the borders of Pakistan. Pakistan’s healthcare system is still in a state where a lot yet to be desired. However, Government of Pakistan, and especially Government of Sindh is very actively and tirelessly working to nip it in the bud.

Hundreds throng Karachi hospitals with flu-like symptoms

A struggling healthcare system, increased footfall at hospitals from panicked citizens, overworked healthcare providers, looming shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and fake news with little regard for public safety are some of the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic is leading to in Sindh. DAWN