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PIMA condemns hike in drug prices

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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PIMA launches free telemedicine facility

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Karachi, 27 March 2020: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) launched a telemedicine project named; “PIMA healthline” to provide health and medical consultation to people at their homes in current scenario. Coordinator of PIMA health line, Dr Atif Hafeez, said that the facility is being provided through telephone and WhatsApp initially. For ...

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Frontliners against Covid 19 are at high risk

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Islamabad, 19 March 2020: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) demands from the government to ensure safety of health care workers apart from common man. PIMA expressed its deep concern over the unsafe working situation for doctors & paramedics in various public & private hospitals. In a statement on Wednesday, Central president ...

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