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PIMA Press Conference at Sukkur

Sukkur, 12 November 2020: Covid-19 has become more severe than before and it is likely to spread faster due to weather conditions. This was stated by Dr Abdul Aziz Memon, Sindh chapter president of the Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), at a press conference here on Wednesday. He said the ...

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PIMA Press Conference at Islamabad

Islamabad, 4 November 2020: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) warned that Covid-19 would continue to spread in the coming days, and that the nature of the disease this time around was more severe. The association said precautions need to be taken and political and religious gatherings need to be ...

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PIMA condemns hike in drug prices

Islamabad, 25 September 2020: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has seriously criticized the rising price of 94 life-saving drugs by the federal cabinet yesterday and said that this step will add on to the miseries of the general public in the last few months because of covid unemployment, rising petrol ...

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Prof Khubaib Shahid elected as PIMA President

Islamabad, 25 September 2020: Prof Khubaib Shahid was elected as the president of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) for the session 2020-22. This year, PIMA central convention couldn’t be held due to Covid pandemic, while elections were held by postal balloting. Prof Khubaib Shahid graduated from King Edward Medical College ...

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PIMA Covid Advocacy

Islamabad, 18 August 2020: The foremost task in early days was to educate public. This task has been done through TV channels, newspapers and social media. The methods adopted include public awareness video, text and audio messages. In addition, PIMA experts have issued guidelines for different aspects. Highlights of all ...

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Survey of coronavirus-tested people launched across Pakistan

Karachi, 9 July 2020: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), National Institute of Health (NIH) and Health Research Advisory Board (HealthRab) have jointly launched a national survey of people tested for the coronavirus in Pakistan aimed to build “confirmative database” of the pandemic in the country, leading to immediate and drastic ...

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“PIMA Virtual Covid Health line” announced

Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has announced “PIMA Virtual Covid Health Line” in view of the growing number of Corona patients and the lack of health facilities. PIMA also reiterated it’s stance for the government to implement a Health Emergency. ‘If serious steps are not taken urgently, the Corona crisis ...

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Doctors say pandemic exposed country’s fragile health system

Lahore, 3 June 2020: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) and other Doctor’s bodies have observed that the pandemic has badly exposed the country’s fragile healthcare system. While addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club on Monday, Professor Muhammad Afzal Mian, President Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Dr Ashraf ...

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VIOLENCE ON DOCTORS IS SHAMEFUL

Islamabad, 7 April 2020: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association has severely condemned violence against doctors in Quetta and their arrest by police for demanding corona protection equipment. In a statement on Monday, Central President of PIMA Prof Muhammad Afzal Mian and General Secretary Prof Khubaib Shahid said, this act is deplorable ...

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