Saturday, January 30, 2010

Free Medical Camp at Usman Memorial Hospital on Sunday

The Usman Memorial Hospital is organizing a free medical camp at Hospital premises Plot # ST-12, Block-1, Hussainabad, Federal "B" Area, on Sunday, 31st January 2010 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Bilo, Professor of Paediatric, Aga Khan University Hospital and Dr. Muhammad Tufail, Medical Director, Patel Hospital will inaugurate medical camp.

Monday, January 25, 2010

MUSTAFA KAMAL INAUGURATES GROUND IN GULBERG TOWN


City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal on Monday inaugurated Mansoora Cricket Ground in Gulberg Town. The ground has been constructed in union council-7 with a cost of Rs10million. Town Nazim Gulberg Muhammed Kamal Malik Masood Naqi and others were also present on this occasion.

Talking to media representatives on this occasion City Nazim said that the ground will be completed in three phases as a full-fledged stadium in Gulberg Town. The second phase will involve the installation of flood lights with an estimated cost of Rs25million while the pavilion will be built in the next phase.

He said that city government has so far constructed 16 cricket grounds in Karachi with cricket academies established in each town. Now the city was ready to hold national level events at these grounds. He further said that these stadiums were handed over to former test cricketers for proper utilizations of training facilities to youth.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases LAUNCH TRAINING IN CARDIAC TECHNOLOGY

The Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases has launched training in cardiac technology under three year diploma program after its recognition from the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan. Earlier a special team of CPSP comprising of senior cardiologists inspected KIHD and declared it an appropriate institute for cardiac teaching in cardiac technology. The institute will also be equipped with a cardiac nursing institute.

This was stated by the executive director of KIHD Dr. Abdus Samad while addressing the launching ceremony of diploma in cardiac technology. Those who attended the program included renowned cardiologist Professor S.M. Rab, City Nazim’s Coordinator for Health Affairs Masood Naqi, Principal KMDC Dr. Waqar Kazmi, EDO Health Dr. A.D Sajnani, members of governing body of KIHD and city government health committee. Executive Director Dr. Abdus Samad said that within a short period of three and half years KIHD has been transformed into a well standard cardiac institute of the city and all credit for this goes to City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal who has taken special interest in its up gradation from a small clinic to a medical complex. He said that a nursing institute will soon be added in the present set up of KIHD while the medical and surgical wards will also be started soon.

Speaking on the occasion EDO Health Dr. A.D. Sajnani said that it has been an honor for KIHD and City District Government Karachi that the institute has been recognized for cardiac teaching. This is the result of continuous efforts by City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal who had taken unprecedented steps for improvement in health sector during last four years. He said that despite of facing worst financial constraints City Government has managed to fulfill all requirements of its hospitals and medical institutes. Principal KMDC Dr. Waqar Kazmi said that the establishment of a well standard cardiac institute was a big achievement of city government. He said that the institute has been equipped with such a latest machinery that was not available at even private hospitals in Pakistan.

Renowned cardiologist Professor S.M. Rab in his address said that Karachi is a big city and the only cardiovascular institute had proved not enough for the requirement of the heart patients from every nook and corner of the city. He said that the institute was in fact like a dream come true for the people and it would surely serve the ailing humanity in a big way. He advised the students to take their studies seriously and set up new examples of excellence in this profession. He said that present was an era of latest technology and must have to equip ourselves with the latest technology. City Nazim Coordinator for Health Affairs Masood Naqi said that the present city government has taken exemplary steps in the health sector during last four years. The completion of second phase of KIHD has so far cost Rs 600 million.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Over 300 flour sacks seized in Moosa Colony


The secret information Karachi police sought on late Thursday helped them raid and recover over 300 sacks of flour meant to be sold on cheap prices under the Prime Minister Scheme from Mosa Colony area. The flour bags were hoarded in a private godown, a private TV reported.

According to SP Gulberg Town Naveed Khwaja raided a godown located in a house and recovered as many of 300 sacks of flour of 10-kg bag each, while arresting the owner identified as Khizir Hayat. The arrested person claimed to have had close links with a political party while police said they have launched investigation having registered case against him.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Gulberg Town


Gulberg Town (Urdu: گلبرگ ) is one of the towns of Karachi, Pakistan. Georaphically it is situated in the northern part of the city but previously fell in the jurisdiction of District Central. Gulberg is bordered by the Lyari River and Gulshan Town to the east and the Gujar Nala stream and North Nazimabad Town to the west. Also neighbouring Gulberg are New Karachi and Gadap to the north and Liaquatabad to the south.